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Unit 1: Data Acquisition

  • Author(s): 1, CCTP
  • Willett, Karen B.
  • Editor(s): Palladino, Steve
  • et al.
Abstract

This unit focuses on methods for acquiring GIS data over the Internet, including understanding Internet data transfer methods and developing skills in manipulating a variety of data formats. Procedures for connecting to remote computers, locating desired data sets, retrieving data in various formats and preparing data sets for transfer to other users are described.

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