Geographical information systems (GIS) is a powerful tool used in many industries that facilitates the company-wide sharing and analyzing of data. This new book will equip readers with a solid understanding of the core features of GIS and start them down the path of realizing the many benefits GIS has to offer. Contents: Foreward Acknowledgements An Introduction to GIS Oilfield Examples Spatial Fundamentals Geodesy GIS Projections GPS Remote Sensing The Art of Presentation Conclusion References Acronyms and Abbreviations.
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Dean Gaddy is currently Operations Manager for Devon Energy, Inc. (formerly Ocean Energy, Inc.) where he manages the company’s joint venture marketing activities, for which he took advantage of the spatial network functions of GIS to analyze sales opportunities. Gaddy earned his MBA in Technology Management from the University of Phoenix and his BA in Earth Sciences-Geology from University of Northern Colorado (Greeley) where he received The Rocky Mountain Association of Geologists’ Neal J. Harr Memorial Outstanding Student Award. Prior to working for Devon, Gaddy was Senior Editor of Drilling and Special Projects for Oil & Gas Journal where he wrote extensively about GIS. In the early 1990s, Gaddy became "unknowingly" involved with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) while working as a consultant for Unocal. During this time, the company performed geospatial analysis with a proprietary mainframe program used for wellsite selection and geologic mapping. He is a member of the American Association of Petroleum Geologists (1985) and the Society of Petroleum Engineers (1997).
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Book Description Pennwell Books, 2003. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Never used!. Bookseller Inventory # P110878148043