Geographic information systems (GIS) - a central repository of geographic data collected from various sources, including satellites and GPS is emerging as one of the most intriguing and promising high-tech fields. Today, many technical, managerial, engineering, and academic positions require GIS skills, and this easy-to-understand resource answers the call. The book examines and explains all of the critical GIS concepts in a clear voice and in a consistent structure. It provides technical and non-technical professionals, regardless of their background, with an accessible and practical guide to important GIS know-how. While other GIS-learning sources are software-product biased, this unique volume offers an unbiased approach to the fundamentals of learning GIS, helping the reader become functional and knowledgeable in this burgeoning area.
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Stephen R. Galati is a northeast marketing manager for TRC Environmental Corporation from Mount Vernon, Maine. He holds a B.S. in electrical engineering from Pratt Institute and an M.A. in English from the College of Staten Island, City University of New York. Mr. Galati is a member of the American Society of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, American Geophysical Union, and the New York City Chapter of Geographic Information Systems and Mapping Operations (GISMO), as well as a GeoData Alliance Affiliate.
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Book Description Artech House, 2006. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 158053533X