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A Primer of GIS, Second Edition

Fundamental Geographic and Cartographic Concepts

by Francis Harvey, PhD

<DIV>This accessible text prepares students to understand and work with geographic information systems (GIS), offering a detailed introduction to essential theories, concepts, and skills. The book is organized in four modular parts that can be ...

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A Primer of GIS, Second Edition: Fundamental Geographic and Cartographic Concepts

by Harvey, Francis

<div>This accessible text prepares students to understand and work with geographic information systems (GIS), offering a detailed introduction to essential theories, concepts, and skills. The book is organized in four modular parts that can be ...

ISBN: 9781462522194

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A Wilderness of Rocks: The Impact of Relief Models on Data Science

by McCalmont, Melanie Schleeter

Discover the University of Wisconsin collection of historic relief models, or three-dimensional maps. The University of Wisconsin relief models were crafted from 1875-1943 at the dawn of the analytics age. Relief models are an extremely ...

ISBN: 9781460271964

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After the Map

Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century

by William Rankin

<div>For most of the twentieth century, maps were indispensable. They were how governments understood, managed, and defended their territory, and during the two world wars they were produced by the hundreds of millions. Cartographers and ...

ISBN: 9780226339535

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Basic Cartography: For Students and Technicians; Exercise Manual

by Anson, R W

Basic Cartography: For Students and Technicians; Exercise Manual ...

ISBN: 9781483257129

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Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age

by Elizabeth A. Sutton

<div>In <i>Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age</i>, Elizabeth A. Sutton explores the fascinating but previously neglected history of corporate cartography during the Dutch Golden Age, from ca. 1600 to 1650. She examines how maps ...

ISBN: 9780226254814

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Cartographic Encounters

Indigenous Peoples and the Exploration of the New World

by John Rennie Short

<div> <div> <p>There’s no excuse for getting lost these days—satellite maps on our computers can chart our journey in detail and electronics on our car dashboards instruct us which way to turn. But there was a time when the varied landscape of ...

ISBN: 9781861897497

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Cartography Past, Present and Future: A Festschrift for F.J. Ormeling

by Rhind, D. W.

Making maps dates back at least four thousand years and it is widely recognised that many maps are of great historical value and present a skilled method of summarising the real world on a sheet of paper. Less well known is the judgement ...

ISBN: 9781483292502

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Cartophilia

Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland

by Catherine Tatiana Dunlop

<div>The period between the French Revolution and World War II was a time of tremendous growth in both mapmaking and map reading throughout Europe. There is no better place to witness this rise of popular cartography than in Alsace-Lorraine, a ...

ISBN: 9780226173160

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Contouring: A Guide to the Analysis and Display of Spatial Data

by Watson, Debbie

This unique book is the key to computer contouring, exploring in detail the practice and principles using a personal computer. Contouring allows a three dimensional view in two dimensions and is a fundamental technique to represent spatial data.

ISBN: 9781483287355

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Coordinate Systems and Map Projections

by Maling, D. H.

A revised and expanded new edition of the definitive English work on map projections. The revisions take into account the huge advances in geometrical geodesy which have occurred since the early years of satellite geodesy. The detailed ...

ISBN: 9781483287072

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Designing Better Maps

A Guide for GIS UsersA Guide for GIS Users

by Cynthia A. Brewer

<em>Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users</em>, second edition, is a comprehensive guide to the myriad decisions involved in creating maps that communicate effectively. In <em>Designing Better Maps</em>, renowned cartographer Cynthia A. ...

ISBN: 9781589484375

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Elements of Spatial Data Quality

by Guptill, S. C.

<i>Elements of Spatial Data Quality</i> outlines the need and suggests potential categories for the content of a comprehensive statement of data quality that must be imbedded in the metadata that accompanies the transfer of a digital spatial ...

ISBN: 9781483287942

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Engineering Surveying: Theory and Examination Problems for Students

by Schofield, W.

Engineering Surveying: Theory and Examination Problems for Students, Volume 2, Second Edition tackles the advance concepts in engineering survey. <br>The first chapter covers the study of errors in surveying observations; the effect of their ...

ISBN: 9781483105116

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Engineering Surveying: Theory and Examination Problems for Students

by Schofield, W.

Engineering Surveying: Theory and Examination Problems for Students, Volume 1, Third Edition discusses topics concerning engineering surveying techniques and instrumentations. The book is comprised of eight chapters that cover several concerns ...

ISBN: 9781483105130

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Geodesy: The Concepts

by Vanícek, P.

Geodesy: The Concepts, Second Edition focuses on the processes, approaches, and methodologies employed in geodesy, including gravity field and motions of the earth and geodetic methodology.<br><br>The book first underscores the history of ...

ISBN: 9781483290799

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GIS For Dummies

by Michael N. DeMers

GIS (geographic information system) is a totally cool technology that has been called "geography on steroids." GIS is what lets you see the schools in your neighborhood or tells you where the nearest McDonald's is. <i>GIS For Dummies</i> tells ...

ISBN: 9780470498750

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How to Lie with Maps

by Mark Monmonier

<div>Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically and promotes a healthy skepticism about these easy-to-manipulate models of reality. ...

ISBN: 9780226029009

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Mapping Israel, Mapping Palestine

How Occupied Landscapes Shape Scientific Knowledge

by Jess Bier

<DIV>Maps are widely believed to be objective, and data-rich computer-made maps are iconic examples of digital knowledge. It is often claimed that digital maps, and rational boundaries, can solve political conflict. But in <I>Mapping Israel, ...

ISBN: 9780262339964

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Photogeology and Regional Mapping

by Allum, J. A. E.

Photogeology and Regional Mapping covers the geological interpretation of aerial photographs, the compilation of the interpretations on to maps, the use of aerial photographs in the field, and the use of aerial photography for the production of ...

ISBN: 9781483279596

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