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David DiBiase, Pennsylvania State University

Copyright Year: 2014

Publisher: BCcampus

Language: English

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Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Data and Information
  • Chapter 2: Scales and Transformations
  • Chapter 3: Census Data and Thematic Maps
  • Chapter 4: TIGER,Topology and Geocoding
  • Chapter 5: Land Surveying and GPS
  • Chapter 6: National Spatial Data Infrastructure I
  • Chapter 7: National Spatial Data Infrastructure II
  • Chapter 8: Remotely Sensed Image Data
  • Chapter 9: Integrating Geographic Data

About the Book

The purpose of this text is to promote understanding of the Geographic Information Science and Technology enterprise (GIS&T, also known as “geospatial”).

About the Contributors


David DiBiase, Senior Lecturer, John A. Dutton e-Education Institute, and Director of Education, Industry Solutions, Esri. Instructors and contributors: Jim Sloan, Research Assistant, Earth and Environmental Systems Institute; and Ryan Baxter, Senior Research Assistant, John A. Dutton e-Education Institute, College of Earth and Mineral Sciences, The Pennsylvania State University.