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Chapter 2
Chapter 3
Chapter 4
Chapter 5
Chapter 6
Chapter 7
Chapter 8
Chapter 9
Chapter 10
Chapter 11
Chapter 12
Chapter 13
Chapter 14
Chapter 15

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GIS Fundamentals, 4th Edition

I'm in the process of switching distributors, should be completed by the end of June, 2015. Softcover ($39) and digital versions are available from XanEdu Inc., either from this page, or from a search of their website. If you have questions, contact Natalie Danner,

Instructors may request a desk copy from the book site above.

2:Data Models
3:Geodesy and Map Projections
4:Data Entry and Editing
5:Global Navigation Satellite Systems
6:Aerial and Satellite Images
7:Digital Data Sources
8:Tables and Relational Databases
9:Basic Spatial Analysis
10:Topics in Raster Analysis
11:Terrain Analysis
12:Interpolation and Spatial Estimation
13:Spatial Models
14:Data Standards and Quality
15:Future Trends

Updates in the 4th edition include over 80 new pages, over 40 modified or new figures, and heavily updated sections on new datums, digital data, GNSS/GPS modernization, table selection and joins, simple spatial analysis, and terrain analysis. Each page has been edited, with changes on more than 400 pages.