This text is intended for introductory courses in geographic information systems (GIS) or computer applications in forestry and natural resource management. The emphasis of the book is on the use of GIS in natural resource management or GIS applications. It provides detailed coverage of GIS operations such as querying, buffering, clipping and overlay analysis, as well as background information on the history of GIS, database creation, editing, acquisition and map development. The applications provided can be extended to any region of the world, although the primary emphasis is North America, as portrayed by alternative management scenarios.
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Book Description Mcgraw-Hill (Tx), 2003. Hardcover. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0071215905