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Dr. B. GURUGNANAM
Dr. B. GURUGNANAM M.Sc., M.Phil., M.Tech., Ph.D. (Specialist in Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics & Water Resource Management) Department of Earth Science, Annamalai University Annamalainagar-606 002, Tamil Nadu, India

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“Geographic Information Systems (GIS) is a modern and effective technology to address developmental issues. All over the world, it is extensively used for resource management, environmental issues and policy decisions support systems with increasingly wider applications in agriculture, water resources development & management, veterinary sciences to disaster management. Being a new and interdisciplinary in nature, this interesting subject requires a lot of introductory textbook to improve understanding of the students. The author has put his teaching and research experience into good use and has brought out this concise and very readable book. With topics like: Hardware, software & liveware, recent developments Spatial and Map Projections and Database management, modeling, structuring, Networking, conversion and quality aspects finding their way in this book, which makes it worth reading for not only students but also for the teaching fraternity.”

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  2. GIS-Fundamentals, History and Applications

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  3. Hardware, Software and Liveware

    19 - 38 (20 Pages)
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  4. Spatial Data and Map Projections

    39 - 50 (12 Pages)
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  5. Database Concepts - Level - I

    51 - 60 (10 Pages)
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  6. Database Concepts - Level - II

    61 - 76 (16 Pages)
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  7. Database Capture, Conversion Linking and Quality

    77 - 86 (10 Pages)
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  8. Errors, Precision Accuracy and Quality Assurance

    87 - 108 (22 Pages)
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  9. GIS Operations

    109 - 138 (30 Pages)
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  10. Trends in GIS

    139 - 148 (10 Pages)
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    Internet Resources for GIS

    149 - 158 (10 Pages)
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