Best Reference Books – GIS for Environmental Engineering

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on GIS For Environmental Engineering subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on GIS For Environmental Engineering along with reviews.

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1. “Advanced Surveying: Total Station, GIS and Remote Sensing” by GOPI

“Advanced Surveying: Total Station, GIS and Remote Sensing” Book Review: This book discusses the topics regarding advanced surveying technology. main chapters included are fundamental concepts of GIS, GIS data models, data acquisition, Maps and map projections. Other topics included are the coordinate system, applications of GIS, basics of total station, electronic distance measurement. Several case studies are included in each unit for practical knowledge. Review questions are added in each unit for student’s practice. Students studying in the field of GIS and advanced level civil engineering can refer to this book.

2. “GIS for Water Resource and Watershed Management” by John G Lyon

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“GIS for Water Resource and Watershed Management” Book Review: This book describes the use of GIS for water resource and watershed management. Main topics included are channel network daily nation end watershed segmentation, assessing the performance of automated watershed segmentation, development of a basin geomorphic information system using TIM-DEM data structures. A total of 19 chapters are discussed in this book. Various scientists and researchers have contributed in writing these chapters. This book is useful for civil engineering students.

3. “Mapping and Modeling Weather and Climate with GIS” by Lori Armstrong

“Mapping and Modeling Weather and Climate with GIS” Book Review: This book covers the knowledge regarding geospatial cartography and analysis which helps in atmospheric science research. Topics included are data representation, observations, modelling, data model integration. Other topics included are web services, the area of current and potential cross fertilization of atmospheric and geospatial science. A total of 23 chapters are discussed by renowned climatologists and meteorologists. This book consists of concepts and practices of mapping and modelling projects. This book is useful for advanced level civil engineering students.

4. “Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies” by Abhisek Santra and Shreyashi Santra Mitra

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“Remote Sensing Techniques and GIS Applications in Earth and Environmental Studies” Book Review: This book discusses the numerous uses of geographic information systems which are useful for earth and environmental studies. Topics included are identification of geospatial objects using spectral pattern, land surface temperature estimation, urban heat island detection, outline on spectroscopic Geo chemical study of earth analogues for Mars. All the topics are written by renowned researchers and head of departments from different universities around the world. Images are also presented to explain the topics accurately. This book is useful for advanced geology information system students.

5. “Distributed Hydrologic Modeling Using GIS (Water Science and Technology Library)” by Baxter E Vieux

“Distributed Hydrologic Modeling Using GIS (Water Science and Technology Library)” Book Review: This book presents the information regarding modelling hydrologic processes in space and time. Topics included are principles of implementing distributed models using geospatial data, hydrologic processes in urban, rural and peri urban watersheds, conversion laws. Plenty of examples and provided to get a deeper understanding of hydrologic analysis and predictions. This book is suitable for advanced geology and GIS students.

6. “GIS and Geocomputation for Water Resource Science and Engineering (Wiley Works)” by Venkatesh Uddameri and Barnali Dixon

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“GIS and Geocomputation for Water Resource Science and Engineering (Wiley Works)” Book Review: This book is an introduction to the fundamentals of geographic information systems and mathematical models. Chapters discussed fundamental concepts of water resource planning, management and engineering. Spatially oriented sustainable solutions are discussed in this book which are tackled by using mathematical model technology. Numerous case studies are provided to represent the practical aspect of learning. It also includes physics based and testicle models on neural networks and fuzzy set theory. Students studying advanced civil engineering and GIS can use this book.

7. “Hydrological Applications of GIS (Advances in Hydrological Processes)” by A M Gurnell and D R Montgomery

“Hydrological Applications of GIS (Advances in Hydrological Processes)” Book Review: This book discusses the technical problems faced during hydrological applications of GIS. multiple papers are provided which describes the main issues of hydrological applications of GIS in the late 1990s. Topics included the technical and ethical ramifications of data quality, issues associated with the development of multidisciplinary, derivation of hydrological useful information from high resolution digital elevation models. Examples on distributed hydrological models within GIS applications are provided. This book is useful for undergraduate and postgraduate students GIS, geography and environmental engineering.

8. “Remote Sensing for Hazard Monitoring and Disaster Assessment: Marine and Coastal Applications in the Mediterranean Region (Current Topics in Remote Sensing)” by Eric C Barrett and Krystyna A Brown

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“Remote Sensing for Hazard Monitoring and Disaster Assessment: Marine and Coastal Applications in the Mediterranean Region (Current Topics in Remote Sensing)” Book Review: This book discusses the principles and practices of environmental remote sensing techniques. Topics included are space best mapping and monitoring of our terrestrial environment, coastal hazard monitoring and disaster assessment. special references to the problems including earthquakes, volcanic activity, soil erosion, crop damage is described. Graduate students in the field of Environmental Protection and management can refer to this book.

9. “GIS Applications for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systems” by U M Shamsi

“GIS Applications for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systems” Book Review: This book describes applications of GIS for Water, wastewater and stormwater systems. Topics included are GIS applications, needs analysis, remote sensing applications, DEM applications. Other chapters included are GPS applications, Internet applications, mobile GIS, mapping. case studies and useful websites are provided in each unit for students’ understanding. Chapter questions and summaries are provided at the end of each unit. This book is useful for students studying GIS environmental engineering.

10. “Hyperspectral Imaging: Techniques for Spectral Detection and Classification” by Chein-I Chang

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“Hyperspectral Imaging: Techniques for Spectral Detection and Classification” Book Review: This book mentions the techniques for spectral detection and classifications of image processing. Topics such as hyperspectral measures for spectral characterization, target abundance constrained sub pixel detection, automatic sub pixel detection Are discussed. Other chapters included sensitivity of sub pixel detection, unconstrained mixed pixel classification, a quantitative analysis of mixed to pure pixel conversion. Conclusions are added at the end of each unit for quick review of the topics. All the equations and methods are described with their respective proofs. This book is useful for researchers and practitioners in image processing and remote sensing fields.

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