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Spatial Mapping and Sustainable Resource Management

  • Dilip KumarEmail author
  • R. B. Singh
  • Ranjeet Kaur
Chapter
Part of the Sustainable Development Goals Series book series (SDGS)

Abstract

In this chapter, you learn how to operationalise working in a GIS environment. After reading this chapter you should be able to understand the following:
  • Data preparation for working in digital and GIS environments

  • Choice of database for a GIS environment

  • Geo-referencing or transforming scanned maps into real coordinate systems

  • Spatial and non-spatial database creation

  • Correction of spatial databases by editing features, edge matching, tolerance setting and topology building

  • Creating a non-spatial database by adding and joining with a spatial database

  • Linkage of GIS databases.

Keywords

Coordinate transformation Scanning digitization Sliver polygon Tolerance edge matching Topology 

Reference

  1. Mohammad N, Singh RB, Datta A (2007) Spatial information technology for natural resource management. Concept Publishing Company, New DelhiGoogle Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer International Publishing AG  2019

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  2. 2.Delhi School of EconomicsUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia
  3. 3.Department of Geography, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Evening CollegeUniversity of DelhiNew DelhiIndia

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