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Geographic information systems / editor, Colby Blair.

Contributor(s): Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Series: Essential learningPublication details: Forest Hills, New York :: NY Research Press, c2019.Description: viii, 248 pages : color illustrations, maps ; 27 cmContent type:
  • text
Media type:
  • unmediated
Carrier type:
  • volume
ISBN:
  • 9781632386748 (paperback)
Subject(s): LOC classification:
  • G70.212 G29 2019
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Contents:
Introduction to geographic information system -- Remote sensing: techniques and applications -- Geographic coordinate systems -- Cartography: study and practice of map making -- Understanding geographical databases -- Types of GIS files formats.
Summary: "A geographic information system (GIS) is a modern technology that is designed to capture, analyze, store and manipulate geographic or spatial data. GIS can be used for editing data in maps, creating interactive queries, analyzing spatial information, etc. Such applications of GIS enable services are of use in diverse areas of science, visualization and analysis. Such services are of use in diverse of science, engineering, defense, sustainable development, transport, climatology, telecommunications, etc. GIS can be applied for data analysis, hydrological modeling, topological modeling, data output and cartography, among others. This book elucidates the concepts and innovative models around prospective developments with respect to geographic information systems. It elucidates new techniques and their application in a multidisciplinary manner. In this book, constant effort has been made to make the understanding of the difficult concepts of geographic information systems, as easy and informative as possible, for the readers."--Back cover
List(s) this item appears in: New Print Books 2022
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Books Books Ladislao N. Diwa Memorial Library Reserve Section Non-fiction RUS G70.212 G29 2019 (Browse shelf(Opens below)) Room use only 77608 00078881

Includes index.

Introduction to geographic information system -- Remote sensing: techniques and applications -- Geographic coordinate systems --
Cartography: study and practice of map making -- Understanding geographical databases -- Types of GIS files formats.

"A geographic information system (GIS) is a modern technology that is designed to capture, analyze, store and manipulate geographic or spatial data. GIS can be used for editing data in maps, creating interactive queries, analyzing spatial information, etc. Such applications of GIS enable services are of use in diverse areas of science, visualization and analysis. Such services are of use in diverse of science, engineering, defense, sustainable development, transport, climatology, telecommunications, etc. GIS can be applied for data analysis, hydrological modeling, topological modeling, data output and cartography, among others. This book elucidates the concepts and innovative models around prospective developments with respect to geographic information systems. It elucidates new techniques and their application in a multidisciplinary manner. In this book, constant effort has been made to make the understanding of the difficult concepts of geographic information systems, as easy and informative as possible, for the readers."--Back cover

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