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Published: 21 August 2008

284 Pages | 187 figures, 26 photos, 29 tables


ISBN: 9780195426106

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This text is published by OUP Higher Education Division

Geographic Information Systems

Applications in Natural Resource Management

Second Edition

Michael G. Wing and Pete Bettinger

  • Only book available that emphasizes GIS as a tool for professionals working in natural resource management, and is aimed at students who want to become educated users of the technology, not GIS programmers.
  • Software Neutral: Teaches general principles and then applies them to various GIS software packages.
  • Up to date information to include extended treatment of GPS integration with GIS, extensively used data structures, and raster database analysis.
  • Pedagogically rich, containing chapter objectives and summaries, lab questions for each chapter, and "in depth" boxes scattered throughout the text. Also includes a glossary and lists of GIS-related professional organizations, journals, and software developers.
  • This book is a second edition. The first edition was published by McGraw-Hill in the United States.

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