Python Scripting for Spatial Data Processing
by Pete Bunting, Daniel Clewley
Publisher: Aberystwyth University 2013
Number of pages: 194
This book is a Python tutorial for beginners aiming at teaching spatial data processing. It is used as part of the courses taught in Remote Sensing and GIS at Aberystwyth University, UK. Geographic information systems belong the group of applications that process spatial data.
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