Book Title: Geospatial Power Tools
Author: Gary Sherman
Format: Paperback | 358 pages
Publication Date: 04 Nov 2014
Tool Up! Become a data management superstar with tools from the Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL). This book is a reference guide for quickly finding the right syntax and example usage of all GDAL/OGR commands. Used behind most of the open source geospatial applications, as well as leading proprietary GIS applications, GDAL is the preeminent spatial data access library. GDAL comes with several powerful command line utilities including tools for examining, converting, transforming, building and analyzing raster and vector data. Included within is substantial new content, supplementing the GDAL documentation which makes up the rest of the book. Look up a workflow concept like "Translate Vectors" and quickly find examples designed to get you going right away. Digital versions of the book are fully linked with bookmarks between topics and command names, making it easier than ever to follow from an example to more detailed documentation. Tooling up your skills with this book will allow you to confidently tackle future raster and vector data management challenges!