Fourth Edition   ©2018

Introduction to Geospatial Technologies

Bradley A. Shellito (Youngstown State University)

  • ISBN-10: 1-319-06045-5; ISBN-13: 978-1-319-06045-9; Format: Paper Text, 560 pages

Geospatial Lab Applications
Each chapter covers one aspect of geospatial technology with an accompanying Geospatial Lab Application. The goal of these lab applications is not to teach software but to help students work directly with the chapter’s concepts. Each lab application uses FREELY available software that can be downloaded from the Internet.

Hands-On Applications
These applications utilize free Internet resources to help students further explore the world of geospatial technologies. For example, interactive map-making and real-time satellite tracking.

Thinking Critically With Geospatial Technology
These callouts present questions to consider regarding potential societal, privacy, design, or ethical issues posed by geospatial technologies and their applications.

Apps & Social Media
This feature highlights apps related to the chapter’s content that students may wish to investigate further. Social media sites such as Facebook are also highlighted.

Open-access study site
This site includes lab materials, self-quizzes, study tools, and pronunciation guides.

Instructor resources
Lecture slides, images, test banks, lab materials, and answer keys to chapter quizzes.