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There are many typos and the index might as well not exist. Covers a lot of information regarding maps in general and GIS. If you’re new to GIS, this book might not be helpful. The information it has is highly accurate and presented in a readable format. Joseph Gabriel Ninni rated it really liked it Jul 05, AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. This is a great book, and I think all colleges with GIS bolstav teach at least one class from this book.

Cody Bahlau rated it really liked it Sep 18, Explanations on difficult content are clear and the overall style of writing keeps you engaged but not too flashy or dramatic. One person found this helpful.


There’s a problem loading this menu right now. Want to Read saving…. The figures in the book would be helpful if they had a bit more explanation in the narrative. And not expensive, really a much better buy than the other couple of GIS textbooks that I own. Topics in Raster Analysis Elizabeth Hollingsworth rated it it was amazing May 05, I don’t really recommend the book if you already have the program.

Read more Read less. Really, when it comes to the book as pedagogical tool, it kind of fails.

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Digital Data Sources 8: Share your thoughts with other customers. Ryan rated it liked it Jun 01, Well written, gets pretty technical.

Kathy Bolsgad rated it it was ok Dec 15, To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. It is difficult to find good books on this particular subject, most of them are written toward the person who is already deeply involved in the ggis. Topics treated include an introduction to GIS, spatial data models, map fundamenrals, data entry, image data, GPS, digital data, database systems in GIS, general spatial analysis, raster analysis, terrain modeling, metadata, standards, and accuracy assessments.


Alexa Actionable Analytics for the Web. Aerial and Satellite Images 7: This industry is in a moment of growth that is logarithmic in scale. The writing is very dense. Thus I spell out the contents here: Don’t you just hate it when there is NO information on a book?

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Bokstad Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Feb 07, Beth rated it liked it. But it’s a great companion to the course.

Melissa rated it really liked it Dec 23, This is a great text book. Supplemental links Total pages are Nkosi rated it it was amazing Sep 26,