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Getting to Know Web GIS (4th Edition)

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book-author

Pinde Fu

file-type

PDF

isbn10

1589485939

isbn13

9781589485938

language

English

publisher

Esri Press


Book Description

“Getting to Know Web GIS” by Pinde Fu is a comprehensive guide to understanding and utilizing web-based Geographic Information Systems (GIS). Here's what you can expect from the 4th edition of this book:

  1. Introduction to Web GIS: The book provides an introduction to the concept of Web GIS, explaining how it differs from traditional desktop GIS and outlining its advantages and applications.
  2. Fundamental Concepts: Fu covers fundamental concepts of GIS, including spatial data, coordinate systems, map projections, and data formats. Readers will gain a solid understanding of the underlying principles of GIS technology.
  3. Web GIS Architecture: The book explores the architecture of Web GIS systems, including client-server interactions, data storage, and processing. It covers both the front-end interfaces and the back-end infrastructure required to support Web GIS applications.
  4. Key Components: Fu discusses the key components of Web GIS, including web mapping platforms, spatial databases, and application programming interfaces (APIs). Readers will learn how to leverage these components to create and deploy their own Web GIS applications.
  5. Technological Tools: The book introduces readers to a variety of technological tools and platforms commonly used in Web GIS, such as Esri ArcGIS Online, Google Maps Platform, and open-source alternatives like OpenLayers and Leaflet.
  6. Case Studies: Throughout the book, Fu presents real-world case studies and examples of Web GIS applications in various domains, including urban planning, environmental management, and emergency response. These case studies demonstrate the practical applications of Web GIS technology.
  7. Hands-On Tutorials: The book includes hands-on tutorials and exercises that guide readers through the process of creating their own Web GIS applications. This practical approach allows readers to gain experience and confidence in using Web GIS tools and techniques.
  8. Updated Content: As the 4th edition, this book likely includes updated content to reflect the latest trends, technologies, and best practices in the field of Web GIS.

“Getting to Know Web GIS” is an invaluable resource for GIS professionals, students, and anyone interested in harnessing the power of geographic information on the web. Whether you're new to GIS or an experienced practitioner looking to expand your skills, this book will help you navigate the world of Web GIS with confidence.

book-author

Pinde Fu

file-type

PDF

isbn10

1589485939

isbn13

9781589485938

language

English

publisher

Esri Press

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