Open Source GIS

Open Source GIS

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With this third edition of Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach, we enter the new era of GRASS6, the first release that includes substantial new code developed by the International GRASS Development Team. The dramatic growth in open source software libraries has made the GRASS6 development more efficient, and has enhanced GRASS interoperability with a wide range of open source and proprietary geospatial tools. Thoroughly updated with material related to the GRASS6, the third edition includes new sections on attribute database management and SQL support, vector networks analysis, lidar data processing and new graphical user interfaces. All chapters were updated with numerous practical examples using the first release of a comprehensive, state-of-the-art geospatial data set.To read the module-related manual pages, run: # look at help index g.manual index # look at a specific command g.manual ... It reads all common GIS data formats through the GDAL/OGR libraries, includes a digitizer as well as a GPS trackanbsp;...

Title:Open Source GIS
Author:Markus Neteler, Helena Mitasova
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2007-10-23


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