9781319060459

Introduction to Geospatial Technologies

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  • ISBN13:

    9781319060459

  • ISBN10:

    1319060455

  • Edition: 4th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2017-12-08
  • Publisher: Macmillan Higher Education

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Summary

Written for majors and non-majors alike, Introduction to Geospatial Technologies demonstrates the wide range of geographic technologies available to and used by geographers today. Each chapter contains an introduction to the key concepts and a lab activity, so that in addition to gaining a basic foundation of knowledge, students also obtain hands-on experience with the relevant software.

This new edition stays current with its rapidly moving field, with coverage and lab activities revised to reflect is the most up-to-date ideas and innovations in GST.

Table of Contents

Part 1 Geospatial Data and GPS

?1. Itís a Geospatial World Out There

?2. Where in the Geospatial World Are You?

?3. Getting Your Data to Match the Map

?4. Finding Your Location with the Global Positioning System



Part 2 Geographic Information Systems

?5. Working with Digital Geospatial Data and GIS

?6. Using GIS for Spatial Analysis

?7. Using GIS to Make a Map

?8. Getting There Quicker with Geospatial Technology



Part 3 Remote Sensing

?9. Remotely Sensed Images from Above

10. How Remote Sensing Works

11. Images from Space

12. Studying Earthís Climate and Environment from Space



Part 4 Geospatial Applications

13. Digital Landscaping

14. See the World in 3D

15. Life in the Geospatial Cloud and Other Current Developments

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