1326 - The GIS Book, 5th Edition George B. Korte, P.E.,...

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The GIS Book, 5 th Edition George B. Korte, P.E., 2001 Table of Contents Navtech Part # 1326 Introduction ix Who Should Read This Book Focus and Organization . ..... Content . .................. Where This Book Came From PART 1: Understanding GIS 1 Chapter 1: Introduction to GIS 3 In This Chapter . .. . ............. A Dramatic Story . .............. The Origins of GIS The Many Uses of GIS . .. . . .... An Industry Leader's Comments Summary . ................... Chapter 2: Defining GIS 11 In This Chapter . .. . ................ What Is CADD? . .................. What Is AM/FM? . ................. What Is GIS? . ..................... Typical Applications . ............... Summary . ....................... Chapter 3: The Uses of GIS 27 In This Chapter . .. . ........... Tax Assessment Planning Registrar School Board Engineering and Public Works Public Safety Summary Chapter 4: An Overview of the GIS Industry and GIS Software 39 In This Chapter . . GIS Software Vendors The GIS Software and Overall Products and Services Markets GIS Users GIS Applications GIS Services
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49 In This Chapter . .. . .................... Map Data Is More Secure and Better Organized Redundancy and Other Problems of Multiple Map Sets Are Eliminated Mapping Revisions Are Easier and Faster Map Data Is Easier to Search, Analyze, and Present Employees Are More Productive Map Data Is Integrated Throughout the Organization Summary Chapter 6: GIS Technology Trends 55 In This Chapter Data Networks and Data Communication, Computers Operating System Software Summary Chapter 7: GIS Data Sources, Collection and Entry 69 In This Chapter Existing GIS Data Digitizing GPS Surveying . .............. Digital Orthophotography Satellite Imagery Summary . .... Chapter 8: GIS Data Formats and Standards 81 In This Chapter . .................................. 81 GIS Data Formats . .............................. 81 Vector Data . ....................................... 82 Raster Data . ........................................ 82 Raster Images . .................................... 83 Data Standards . .................................. 83 DoD Spatial Data Standards (SDS) for Facilities, Infrastructure, and Environment . ............................... 84 Spatial Data Transfer Standard (SDTS) 85 Open Geodata Interoperability Specification (OGIS) . ............................................... 88 Summary . ........................................... 89
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