Introduction to Geospatial Technologies
By: Bradley Shellito
Published in: 2011
1st edition, published by W. H. Freeman
This book is intended for: introductory GIS class, basic or general class on digital mapping
Academic levels: any student
Nature of this book: General text book, also includes some kind of lab activities
From the publishers’s website: Designed for use in an introductory GIS, Digital Earth, or combined introductory GIS/remote sensing course, Introduction to Geospatial Technologies introduces the wide range of geographic information systems available to and used by geographers. Each chapter is divided into two sections:an introduction to the technology and a hands-on lab activity that utilizes free software widely available on the Internet or ArcGIS, depending on the instructor’s preference. Because of its introductory approach and wide-ranging applicability, the book can be used effectively by both non-majors and majors.