Textbook Title: Essentials of Geographic Information Systems
This free etextbook integrates the key concepts behind the GIS technology with practical concerns and real-world applications. Recognizing that many potential GIS users are non-specialists or may only need a few maps, this textbook is designed to be accessible and concise. The textbook also illustrates how GIS is used to ask questions, inform choices and guide policy. From the melting of the polar ice caps to privacy issues associated with mapping, this textbook provides a gentle, yet substantive, introduction to the use and application of digital maps, mapping and GIS.
Author: Jonathan Campbell, Michael Shin
Subjects: Computer Science
Key words: Computer Science, Geographic Information Systems, GIS, Digital Maps, Mapping
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