Discusses the underlying theory of GPS and GIS without becoming overly technical. Includes case studies presenting international experience and real-world applications. Provides discussions of instrumentation and guidelines for selecting the right device for the job.
JEFF THURSTON is Director of Vector One GIS and Visualization in Berlin, Germany. THOMAS K. POIKER is a professor at Simon Fraser University in British Columbia, Canada. J. PATRICK MOORE is Director of Integral GIS in Seattle, Washington.
Preface. Acknowledgments. 1. Geotechnology and Integration. 2. Geodetics. 3. Cartography, Mapping, and Map Serving. 4. Geographic Information Systems. 5. Global Positioning Systems. 6. Geotechnology Integration. 7. Sensors and Instrumentation. 8. Digital Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing. 9. Visualization. References. Index.