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By Bradley A. Shellito

Written for either majors and non-majors alike, Introduction to Geospatial Technologies demonstrates the wide variety of geographic applied sciences to be had to and utilized by geographers at the present time. every one bankruptcy includes an creation to the main thoughts and a lab task, in order that as well as gaining a easy origin of information scholars additionally receive hands-on event with the suitable software.

This new version remains present with its swiftly relocating box, with insurance and lab actions revised to mirror is the main up to date principles and recommendations in GST.

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In the same vein, are paper map collections at universities or libraries relics of the past or still useful resources? When would having access to such a collection be necessary? When driving a long distance is it necessary to have a printed map of the area you’re traveling through when you’ve got GPS, satellite maps, and Internet mapping capabilities? If yes, what’s a situation in which it would be necessary, and if no, why are printed maps still available? 5 degrees longitude is a second time zone, and so on.

A 3D representation of the Corn Palace will appear over top of the imagery of the building. Use the zoom and tilt controls and navigate around the building to get a better look at the 3D model of the Corn Palace, including its façade and turrets. Turn off the option for 3D Buildings when you’re done. 19. There are numerous buildings and objects that have 3D representations designed for use in GE. In Chapter 14, you’ll investigate more about working with 3D versions of geospatial data, as well as constructing your own 3D buildings and viewing them in GE.

Search box Places box Layers box (Source: © 2011 Europa Technologies, US Dept of State Geographer, © East View Map Link, © Google) A common use of GE is to view the ground (whether physical landscapes or structures) from above by using the aerial photography or satellite imagery streamed in from Google’s servers. The Fly To option in the Search Box is used for this. 2. ” Next, click on the Begin Search button (the magnifying glass next to where you type). 3. GE will rotate and zoom the view down to eastern South Dakota.

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