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Essential Earth Imaging for GIS

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A guide to imaging technology and management, Essential Earth Imaging for GIS discusses characteristics of images obtained from aircraft and spacecraft, and how to enhance, register, and visually interpret multispectral imagery and point clouds. Geographic information system (GIS) professionals can use this book to learn about basic imaging technology. Students can use this book as a reference for introductory GIS courses that include multispectral image display and analysis.
Companion exercises and access to a 180-day trial of ArcGIS are available on the Esri Press "Book Resources" webpage,

The e-book of Essential Earth Imaging for GIS, 9781589484320, $41.99, is available at most online book retailers. Note: Esri Press e-books do not include 180-day trial software. Instead, you can download the ArcGIS Trial at

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Lawrence Fox III is emeritus professor of forest remote sensing and geographic information systems at Humboldt State University. He has been a remote sensing consultant for twenty years.

ISBN: 9781589483453    2015   128 pages   $59.99