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Understanding Gis

Author : Christian Harder
ISBN : 1589483464
Genre : Computers
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Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS Project Workbook explains the methods, tools, and processes needed to apply full-scale GIS analysis to a spatially-based problem. This book lets you assume the role of a GIS analyst challenged with finding the best location for a new park along the Los Angeles River in Southern California. The problem is complex: you need vacant land that's close to the river in park-poor urban neighborhoods with lots of families. The book provides the starting data and guidance you need to perform a complete GIS analysis: explore the study area; evaluate the data; build a database; process, edit, and analyze the data; model alternative outcomes; map your findings, and share your results on interactive web maps. Through this process, you develop critical-thinking and geographic problem-solving skills. You also learn to use ArcGIS® 10.1 for Desktop software from Esri®. Understanding GIS: An ArcGIS Project Workbook includes valuable learning materials: Self-paced tutorials. The project is carried out progressively in nine lessons comprising more than thirty exercises. Each exercise has step-by-step instructions, graphics to confirm your results, and explanations of key concepts. ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop software. The book includes access to a 180-day software trial to perform the analysis. The book's DVD includes starting data for the project. An online Understanding GIS web site includes the book's final lesson in PDF format, "GIS TV" videos that walk you through the exercises in real time, exercise results for each lesson, discussion forums, and links to L.A. River content in ArcGIS Online.

Understanding Gis

Author : Christian Harder
ISBN : 1589482425
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Accompanying DVD-ROM contains project data.

Understanding Gis

Author : Environmental Systems Research Institute (Redlands, Calif.)
ISBN : 1879102013
Genre : Travel
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This workbook, designed primarily for beginners, uses hands-on exercises to teach the basics of GIS in the context of completing an ARC/INFO software project.

Understanding Gis

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ISBN : 1862420335
Genre : ARC/INFO.
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This self-study workbook provides a hands-on introduction to geographic information systems (GIS) in ten easy-to-follow lessons. Tasks featured include: designing and spatial database; automating a spatial database; linking datasets; analyzing spatial data; creating maps; generating reports; and customizing ARC/INFO software. The accompanying CD-ROM contains the datasets needed to complete the lessons. Lessons require ARC/INFO Version 7.1 or higher and 4MB of disk space.

The Arcgis Book

Author : Christian Harder
ISBN : 1589484878
Genre : Computers
File Size : 88. 73 MB
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This is a hands-on book about ArcGIS that you work with as much as read. By the end, using Learn ArcGIS lessons, you'll be able to say you made a story map, conducted geographic analysis, edited geographic data, worked in a 3D web scene, built a 3D model of Venice, and more.

Gis Tutorial

Author : Wilpen L. Gorr
ISBN : 9781589482050
Genre : Technology & Engineering
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Updated for ArcView 9.3, GIS Tutorial: Workbook for ArcView 9, Third Edition, provides effective GIS training in an easy-to-follow format. By combining ArcGIS tutorials with self-study exercises intended to gradually build on basic skills, GIS Tutorial is fully adaptable to individual needs as well as classroom settings. In addition to the range of GIS functionality covered by its predecessors, the third edition of this best-selling workbook features two new tutorial chapters that utilize 3D Analyst and ArcGIS Spatial Analyst applications.

Gis For Dummies

Author : Michael N. DeMers
ISBN : 9780470521502
Genre : Science
File Size : 73. 53 MB
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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. GIS For Dummies tells you all about mapping terminology and digital mapping, how to locate geographic features and analyze patterns such as streets and waterways, and how to generate travel directions, customer location lists, and much more with GIS. Whether you’re in charge of creating GIS applications for your business or you simply love maps, you’ll 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 You’ll 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.

Getting To Know Arcgis Desktop

Author : Tim Ormsby
ISBN : 158948083X
Genre : Computers
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Explains how to use ArcView, then uses ArcView as a base for teaching ArcEditor and ArcInfo to allow readers to learn tasks including mapmaking, spatial analysis, and managing geographic data.

Understanding Place

Author : Diana Stuart Sinton
ISBN : 9781589481497
Genre : Education
File Size : 90. 31 MB
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This collection of case studies describes how instructors have used GIS within the traditions of a classical undergraduate education to help students analyze, manage, and visualize information in order to create a realistic learning environment in which students practice inquiry in their fields.

The Arcgis Imagery Book

Author : Clint Brown
ISBN : 1589484622
Genre : Computers
File Size : 52. 16 MB
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A conceptual introduction and practical primer to the application of imagery and remote sensing data in GIS (geographic information systems).

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