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GIS For Dummies
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Whether youre in charge of creating GIS applications for your business or you simply love maps, youll find GIS For Dummies is packed with information. For example, you can:
- Learn all the hardware and software necessary to collect, analyze, and manipulate GIS data
- Explore the difference between 2D and 3D maps, create a map, or manage multiple maps
- Analyze patterns that appear in maps and interpret the results
- Measure distance in absolute, comparative, and functional ways
- Recognize how spatial factors relate to geographic data
- Discover how GIS is used in business, the military, city planning, emergency services, land management, and more
- Find out how GIS can help you find out where flooding may occur
- Determine what your organization needs, do appropriate analyses, and actually plan and design a GIS system
Youll find dozens of applications for GIS queries and analyses, and even learn to create animated GIS output. Whether your goal is to implement a GIS or just have fun, GIS For Dummies will get you there! Note: CD-ROM/DVD and other supplementary materials are not included as part of eBook file.
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Michael N. DeMers is an Associate Professor of Geography with more than 25 years of GIS experience. He is also CEO of DeMers Geographics, a provider of educational resources for GIS students and educators.
Part I: GIS: Geography on Steroids.
Chapter 1: Seeing the Scope of GIS.
Chapter 2: Recognizing How Maps Show Information.
Chapter 3: Reading, Analyzing, and Interpreting Maps.
Part II: Geography Goes Digital.
Chapter 4: Creating a Conceptual Model.
Chapter 5: Understanding the GIS Data Models.
Chapter 6: Keeping Track of Data Descriptions.
Chapter 7: Managing Multiple Maps.
Chapter 8: Gathering and Digitizing Geographic Data.
Part III: Retrieving, Counting, and Characterizing Geography.
Chapter 9: Finding Information in Raster Systems.
Chapter 10: Finding Features in Vector Systems.
Chapter 11: Searching for Geographic Objects, Distributions, and Groups.
Part IV: Analyzing Geographic Patterns.
Chapter 12: Measuring Distance.
Chapter 13: Working with Statistical Surfaces.
Chapter 14: Exploring Topographical Surfaces.
Chapter 15: Working with Networks.
Chapter 16: Comparing Multiple Maps.
Chapter 17: Map Algebra and Model Building.
Part V: GIS Output and Application.
Chapter 18: Producing Cartographic Output.
Chapter 19: Generating Non-Cartographic Output.
Chapter 20: GIS in Organizations.
Part VI: The Part of Tens.
Chapter 21: Ten GIS Software Vendors.
Chapter 22: Ten Questions to Ask Potential Vendors.
Chapter 23: Ten GIS Data Sources.