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Integrated Geospatial Technologies A Guide to GPS, GIS, and Data Logging

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ISBN-10: 0471244090

ISBN-13: 9780471244097

Edition: 2003

Authors: Jeff Thurston, J. Patrick Moore, Thomas K. Poiker

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Discusses the underlying theory of GPS and GIS without becoming overly technical. * Includes case studies presenting international experience and real-world applications. * Provides discussions of instrumentation and guidelines for selecting the right device for the job.
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Book details

List price: $135.00
Copyright year: 2003
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 9/22/2003
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 280
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.364

JEFF THURSTON is Director of Vector One GIS and Visualization in Berlin, Germany.THOMAS K. POIKER is a professor at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada.J. PATRICK MOORE is Director of Integral GIS in Seattle, Washington.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Geotechnology and Integration
Introduction
Position Data
Compass Readings
Navigation and Agriculture Applications
Time and Distance Data
Integrative Modeling
Scale and Generalization
Visual Communication
Data Standards
Exercises
Geodetics
Introduction
Longitude and Latitude
Distance by Time
Universal Transverse Mercator
Datums
Scale Representation
Accuracy and Precision
Coordinates
Data Formats
Thematic Incongruence
Exercises
Cartography, Mapping, and Map Serving
Introduction
Cartographic Perception
Elimination
Aggregation
Classification
Boundaries
Communities
Cartographic Distribution
Map Serving
Interoperability
TCP/IP
Usefulness
Exercises
Geographic Information Systems
Introduction
GIS Terminology
Spatial Models
Distance-Based Operations
Overlay
Generalization
GIS and Models
Spatial Decision Support Systems
Visualization: The New Cartography
Databases
What a Map Is
Multimedia
Conclusions
Exercises
Global Positioning Systems
Introduction
GPS and Wireless
GPS History
GPS Accuracy and Description
GPS Segments
Error Budget
Dilution of Precision
Differential Correction
GPS and GIS Surfaces
Static and Dynamic Sampling
Mission Planning
GPS Vector and Raster Models
Exercises
Geotechnology Integration
Introduction
Research Paradigm
GIS and IT
Job Descriptions
Conceptual GIS Integration
Complementary Technology
Raster and Vector Integration
Digitization
Functional GIS Integration
Disk Storage
Spatial Integration
Exercises
Sensors and Instrumentation
Introduction
Laser Offsets and GPS
Data Loggers
Sensors
Data Loggers and Visualization
Sensor Portability
GPS and Telemetry Tracking of Animals
Sensors and Modeling
Risk, Threat, and Security
Medical Geography and Epidemiology
Exercises
Digital Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing
Introduction
Photogrammetry
Mosaics and Ortho Photos
Image Registration
Aerial Photo Interpretation
Photo Interpretation and GIS
Remote Sensors
Imaging Satellites
Satellite Products
Identification and Delineation
Exercises
Visualization
Introduction
Two-Dimensional Visualization
Two Dimensions and Integration
Graphics Formats
Three-Dimensional Visualization
Vertical GIS and Visualization
LIDAR
Three-Dimensional Environments
Four-Dimensional Visualization
Exercises
References
Index