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Modernizing American Land Records: Order upon Chaos

Modernizing American Land Records: Order upon Chaos presents a design for a modern American Land Records System (ALRS) that provides material about both the nature and extent of land interests. This book discusses the history of American land concepts, land governance, and land records systems and their use. These institutional aspects are considered along with the nature and extent of location-oriented land data systems such as geographic and land information systems (GIS/LIS). The institutional and technical aspects are brought together in the design of a modern ALRS that is consistent with current attitudes, practices, and technological development.



Land Administration for Sustainable Development

Land Administration for Sustainable Development examines global land administration systems at different levels of maturity. This examination elucidates how countries can establish basic infrastructure for the implementation of land-related policies and land management strategies that will help ensure social equality, economic growth, and environmental protection. Through its presentation of a holistic view of land management for sustainable development, this book outlines basic principles of land administration applicable to all countries and their divergent needs.


GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook

GIS Tutorial 1: Basic Workbook, is a top-selling introductory text for learning ArcGIS for Desktop. This workbook presents GIS tools and functionality, including querying interactive maps, collecting data, and running geoprocessing tools. Its detailed exercises, "Your Turn" sections, and homework assignments can be adapted to learning GIS in a classroom or for independent study. Also included is access to a 180-day trial of ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop Advanced software and a DVD with data for working through the exercises. Instructor resources are available.