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Units 012-017 - Position on the Earth

  • Author(s): 012-017, CC in GIScience
  • Foote, Kenneth E.
  • Dana, Peter H.
  • Kirvan, Anthony P.
  • Cowen, David J.
  • Editor(s): Goodchild, Michael F.
  • Kemp, Karen K.
  • et al.

Five topics are hilighted in this section: Unit 013 - Coordinate Systems Overview; Unit 014 - Latitude and Longitude; Unit 015 - The Shape of the Earth; Unit 016 - Discrete Georeferencing; and Unit 017 - Global Positioning Systems Overview. These cover topics that are fundamental to understanding the systems of locational reference used in GIS. 

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