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GIS Fundamentals, 5th Edition

The fifth edition of GIS Fundamentals should be available during April, 2016. Softcover (about $38) and digital versions are available from XanEdu, 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 5th edition include over 50 new pages, over 90 modified or new figures, and improved sections on horizontal and vertical datums, digital data, GNSS/GPS modernization, vector and raster spatial analysis, and terrain analysis. Homeworks for most chapters have been expanded and improved. Each page has been edited, with changes on most pages.