Buy Textbooks  |  Rent Textbooks  |  Sell Textbooks  |  eTextbooks
Help  |  Questions? 1-877-292-6442
Hello, Sign In
Your Account
0

Getting Started With Geography Information Syst. / With CD - 4th edition

Getting Started With Geography Information Syst. / With CD (ISBN10: 0130460273; ISBN13: 9780130460271)
ISBN13: 978-0130460271
ISBN10: 0130460273

Summary: For introductory courses in Geographic Information Systems.

Designed to make the complexity of this rapidly growing high-tech field accessible to beginning students, this text provides a basic, non-technical and student-friendly introduction to GIS. It uses a "learn-by-seeing" approach that features clear, simple explanations, an abundance of illustrations and photos, and generic practice labs for use with any GIS software. The Fourth Edition is ...show moreupdated with software and laboratory assignments for ArcView 8.

Features

  • NEW--Software and laboratory assignments for ArcView 8.
    • Allows students to work on lab assignments outside of university labs.
  • NEW--New Case Study--Featuring a GIS application to the World Trade Center Tragedy (Ch. 9).
    • Shows students the use of GIS in the field.
  • NEW--Revision of Chapter 6--Includes revised and new spatial analytical examples, including map overlay.
    • Helps students think critically when using GIS.
  • NEW--Updated information sources and web sites.
    • Ensures that students are getting the most current and accurate data available.
  • NEW--New section in Chapter 10 on location-based services.
    • Provides insight into a new and developing market for GIS.
  • NEW--Extensive and updated WWW site--Contains review exercises, an online lab manual, and additional resources.
    • A "learn-by-seeing" approach--Uses basic, simple language augmented with many examples, diagrams, and photographs.
  • Enhances the learning experience for students.
    • Comprehensive, integrated coverage--Covers, in one text, the basic GIS material that is traditionally scattered throughout the Geography curriculum--e.g., in Cartography, GIS spatial analysis and quantitative methods.
  • Gives students a convenient, concise reference.
    • Screen shots from actual software applications.
  • Illustrates discussions of specific pieces of software.
    • People in GIS boxes--Profiles individuals working on some aspect of GIS, and features an interview that focuses on that individual's educational preparation, professional career steps, on-the-job experiences, etc.
  • Gives students an idea of what to expect in the professional world.
    • Chapter-end Study Guides--Feature point-by-point summaries and topic-by-topic discussion questions, and a glossary of key terms and definitions.
  • Gives students a chance to review material and evaluate their learning.
    • On-line lab exercises--Each chapter is complemented by an on-line lab exercise presented on the text's web site and www.prenhall.com/clarke.
  • Encourages students to gain hands-on experience after learning the theoretical material.
    • Upgraded graphics system.
  • Portrays the concepts presented more clearly and accurately for students.
...show less

Edition/Copyright: 4TH 03
Cover: Hardback
Publisher: Prentice Hall, Inc.
Published: 12/30/2002
International: No

View Table of Contents

Other Editions of Getting Started With Geography Information Syst. / With CD:


List Price: $108.25
Used $32.46
Used
Save $75.79 (70%)
  • FREE shipping over $25
  • In stock
  • 30-day returns
Condition:
Order this book in the next 3 hours and 18 minutes and it ships by Noon CT today!
New $37.87
Marketplace sellers starting at $1.99

44 more offers below.

The Marketplace on Textbooks.com
Additional Sellers for Getting Started With Geography Information Syst. / With CD
Just for you, we curate a growing list of independent booksellers, giving you even MORE choices when shopping for your textbooks.
Keep in mind: Marketplace orders do NOT qualify for free shipping. More about the MarketplaceMore about the Marketplace

Filter by:   All (44)  |  New (6)  |  Like New (6)  |  Very Good (6)  |  Good (22)  |  Acceptable (4)

Price
 
Condition
Seller
Comments
$32.46
FREE! s/h

Very Good
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships Ground DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for FREE! Very good condition (Certified Used). Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$37.87
FREE! s/h

New
Textbooks.com
Columbia, MO
Ships DIRECTLY from Textbooks.com for FREE! Brand new book. Trackable expedited shipping options available.
$92.68
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
New
Barnes & Noble.com
Various Shipping Locations, USA
Seller Rating: 5
Brand new, ships from the closest shipping location to your shipping address!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Once Upon A Time Books AR
Tontitown, AR
Seller Rating: 4.58
2003 Hardcover Our goal with every sale is customer satisfaction, so please buy with confidence. Every order is shipped the same day or the next day. This is a used book in good condition and may sh ...show moreow some signs of use or wear. ...show less
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Yankee Clipper Books
Windsor Locks, CT
Seller Rating: 4.57
Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Sail the Seas of Value
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Bay City Books
Benicia, CA
Seller Rating: 4.62
Stamp inside. GOOD with average wear to cover and pages. We offer a no-hassle guarantee on all our items. Orders generally ship by the next business day. Default Text
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
VeryGood
MotorCityBooks
Brownstown, MI
Seller Rating: 4.59
Book has appearance of only minimal use. All pages are undamaged with no significant creases or tears. With pride from Motor City. All books guaranteed. Best Service, Best Prices.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Acceptable
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.59
Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
AtlantaBookCompany
Atlanta, GA
Seller Rating: 4.59
Book almost like new. Cover and pages are undamaged. A tradition of southern quality and service. All books guaranteed at the Atlanta Book Company. Our mailers are 100% recyclable.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
Silver Arch Books
St Louis, MO
Seller Rating: 4.59
Book has a small amount of wear visible on the binding, cover, pages. Selection as wide as the Mississippi.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
MotorCityBooks
Brownstown, MI
Seller Rating: 4.59
Minimal damage to cover and binding. Pages show light use. With pride from Motor City. All books guaranteed. Best Service, Best Prices.
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
LikeNew
HippoBooks-DB
Toledo, OH
Seller Rating: 4.5
Our feedback rating says it all: Five star service and fast delivery! We have shipped four million items to happy customers, and have one MILLION unique items ready to ship today!
$1.99
+$3.99 s/h
Add marketplace to your cart
Good
purple_whale_123
aurora, IL
Seller Rating: 4.4
0130460273 Item in good condition and ready to ship!
Page:   1     2     3     4     5     |   Next >
Close
Close
Close