Working with Raster

  • William Bajjali
Part of the Springer Textbooks in Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment book series (STEGE)


The second type of spatial data that is used in GIS is the raster format, which is one form of organization for spatial data. This type of format is suitable for continuous surfaces, such as temperature. Raster is a regular grid of mesh of cells (pixels) that laid over the landscape covering a specific area. The cells of the grid are organized in rows and columns.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • William Bajjali
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  1. 1.Department of Natural SciencesUniversity of Wisconsin — SuperiorSuperiorUSA

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