This book is intended to be a basic-level textbook for the beginners and a reference book for GIS practitioners who use the system for their professional work. It tries to integrate the idea that GIS is for all. The book starts with the introduction of GIS and its various components and functionalities and goes on to cover map projection systems, different data models and data input, spatial analysis, and surface modeling aspects of GIS. Various data output and the integration of GIS with as a tool. It also contains a complete Glossary of terms and the abbreviations and acronyms frequently used in GIS.
The book offers a step-by-step appreciation of Geographical Information Sciences as a discipline and Geographic Information System as a tool to understand the real world, to the one who strives to change the world in a better and more meaningful way.
S Debashis Chakraborty is a Scientist in the Division of Agricultural Physics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. He received his doctorate in Agricultural Physics from Indian Agricultural Reserach Institute, New Delhi in the year 2001 with a gold medal for outstanding postgraduate research work on "Characterization and Spatial Modeling for Hydrological Response Behaviour of a Watershed in Western Rajasthan Remote Sensing and GIS Approach.
Rabi N. Sahoo is working as a Scientist in the Division of Agricultural Physics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. He received his doctorate in Agricultural Physics from Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi in 2000. He has been working on various applications of Remote Sensing and GIS techniques in Natural Resource Monitoring and Management through number of externally funded projects.
|Title:||Fundamentals Of Geographic Information Systems||Publisher:||Viva Books Private Limited|
|Author:||Debashis Chakraborty, Rabi N Sahoo|
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