GIS For Surveyors: A Land Surveyor's Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (Paperback)
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The GIS for Surveyors book explains how surveyors use Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies to support land surveying activities and how GIS helps surveyors work more effectively and efficiently. Additionally, the book covers how surveyors support GIS data development, integrity, and spatial accuracy. GIS concepts, overviews, and specific examples are presented on a variety of topics related to Geographic Information Systems relevant to land surveying. The book also addresses important issues and helpful applications. Major topics covered are GIS fundamentals, data sources, using GIS in the survey office, using GIS in the field, surveying for GIS, and spatial accuracy considerations.
About the Author
Rj Zimmer, PLS, M. Eng. Geomatics Engineering. Rj Zimmer is a registered professional land surveyor and geomatics consultant located in Helena, Montana. Mr. Zimmer has written for The American Surveyor magazine, the Surveying and Land Information Systems (SALIS) journal, and Professional Surveyor Magazine.