Geospatial Development By Example with Python

Author: Pablo Carreira
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1785288342
Format: PDF, Docs
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Build your first interactive map and build location-aware applications using cutting-edge examples in Python About This Book Learn the full geo-processing workflow using Python with open source packages Create press-quality styled maps and data visualization with high-level and reusable code Process massive datasets efficiently using parallel processing Who This Book Is For Geospatial Development By Example with Python is intended for beginners or advanced developers in Python who want to work with geographic data. The book is suitable for professional developers who are new to geospatial development, for hobbyists, or for data scientists who want to move into some simple development. What You Will Learn Prepare a development environment with all the tools needed for geo-processing with Python Import point data and structure an application using Python's resources Combine point data from multiple sources, creating intuitive and functional representations of geographic objects Filter data by coordinates or attributes easily using pure Python Make press-quality and replicable maps from any data Download, transform, and use remote sensing data in your maps Make calculations to extract information from raster data and show the results on beautiful maps Handle massive amounts of data with advanced processing techniques Process huge satellite images in an efficient way Optimize geo-processing times with parallel processing In Detail From Python programming good practices to the advanced use of analysis packages, this book teaches you how to write applications that will perform complex geoprocessing tasks that can be replicated and reused. Much more than simple scripts, you will write functions to import data, create Python classes that represent your features, and learn how to combine and filter them. With pluggable mechanisms, you will learn how to visualize data and the results of analysis in beautiful maps that can be batch-generated and embedded into documents or web pages. Finally, you will learn how to consume and process an enormous amount of data very efficiently by using advanced tools and modern computers' parallel processing capabilities. Style and approach This easy-to-follow book is filled with hands-on examples that illustrate the construction of three sample applications of how to write reusable and interconnected Python code for geo-processing.

Python Geospatial Development Second Edition

Author: Erik Westra
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782161538
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This is a tutorial style book that will teach usage of Python tools for GIS using simple practical examples and then show you how to build a complete mapping application from scratch. The book assumes basic knowledge of Python. No knowledge of Open Source GIS is required.Experienced Python developers who want to learn about geospatial concepts, work with geospatial data, solve spatial problems, and build map-based applications.This book will be useful those who want to get up to speed with Open Source GIS in order to build GIS applications or integrate Geo-Spatial features into their existing applications.

Python Geospatial Development

Author: Erik Westra
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782174982
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Develop sophisticated mapping applications from scratch using Python 3 tools for geospatial development About This Book Build web applications based around maps and geospatial data using Python 3.x Install and use various toolkits and obtain geospatial data for use in your programs This practical, hands-on book will teach you all about geospatial development in Python Who This Book Is For This book is for experienced Python developers who want to learn about geospatial concepts, obtain and work with geospatial data, solve spatial problems, and build sophisticated map-based applications using Python. What You Will Learn Access, manipulate, and display geospatial data from within your Python programs Master the core geospatial concepts of location, distance, units, projections, and datums Read and write geospatial data in both vector and raster format Perform complex, real-world geospatial calculations using Python Store and access geospatial information in a database Use points, lines, and polygons within your Python programs Convert geospatial data into attractive maps using Python-based tools Build complete web-based mapping applications using Python In Detail Geospatial development links your data to locations on the surface of the Earth. Writing geospatial programs involves tasks such as grouping data by location, storing and analyzing large amounts of spatial information, performing complex geospatial calculations, and drawing colorful interactive maps. In order to do this well, you'll need appropriate tools and techniques, as well as a thorough understanding of geospatial concepts such as map projections, datums, and coordinate systems. This book provides an overview of the major geospatial concepts, data sources, and toolkits. It starts by showing you how to store and access spatial data using Python, how to perform a range of spatial calculations, and how to store spatial data in a database. Further on, the book teaches you how to build your own slippy map interface within a web application, and finishes with the detailed construction of a geospatial data editor using the GeoDjango framework. By the end of this book, you will be able to confidently use Python to write your own geospatial applications ranging from quick, one-off utilities to sophisticated web-based applications using maps and other geospatial data. Style and approach This book is a comprehensive course in geospatial development. The concepts you need to know are presented in a hands-on fashion with example code to help you to solve real-world problems right away. Larger programs are built up step by step while guiding you through the process of building your own sophisticated mapping applications.

Python Geospatial Development Essentials

Author: Karim Bahgat
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1782174419
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This book provides you with the resources to successfully develop your own GIS application in Python. The book begins by walking you through the loading and saving of data structures before you start to build the look and feel of your application and create its interactive map window. You'll then move on to managing, editing, and analyzing spatial data from within the application and finish with instructions for packaging the application for distribution. By the end of the book, you should be able to use your GIS application as a template for further development, with the potential to expand and customize it to suit your needs.

Learning Geospatial Analysis with Python

Author: Joel Lawhead
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783281146
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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This is a tutorial-style book that helps you to perform Geospatial and GIS analysis with Python and its tools/libraries. This book will first introduce various Python-related tools/packages in the initial chapters before moving towards practical usage, examples, and implementation in specialized kinds of Geospatial data analysis.This book is for anyone who wants to understand digital mapping and analysis and who uses Python or another scripting language for automation or crunching data manually.This book primarily targets Python developers, researchers, and analysts who want to perform Geospatial, modeling, and GIS analysis with Python.

Visualize This

Author: Nathan Yau
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 3527760229
Format: PDF
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A guide on how to visualise and tell stories with data, providing practical design tips complemented with step-by-step tutorials.

Building Mapping Applications with QGIS

Author: Erik Westra
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783984678
Format: PDF
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If you are an experienced Python developer who wants to create your own geospatial applications with minimum fuss, this is the book for you. While some familiarity with mapping applications would be an advantage, no prior knowledge of geospatial concepts is required. Even if you've never used QGIS before, this book will quickly get you up to speed.

Alexander von Humboldt und die Erfindung der Natur

Author: Andrea Wulf
Publisher: C. Bertelsmann Verlag
ISBN: 3641195500
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Was hat Alexander von Humboldt, der vor mehr als 150 Jahren starb, mit Klimawandel und Nachhaltigkeit zu tun? Der Naturforscher und Universalgelehrte, nach dem nicht nur unzählige Straßen, Pflanzen und sogar ein »Mare« auf dem Mond benannt sind, hat wie kein anderer Wissenschaftler unser Verständnis von Natur als lebendigem Ganzen, als Kosmos, in dem vom Winzigsten bis zum Größten alles miteinander verbunden ist und dessen untrennbarer Teil wir sind, geprägt. Die Historikerin Andrea Wulf stellt in ihrem vielfach preisgekrönten – so auch mit dem Bayerischen Buchpreis 2016 – Buch Humboldts Erfindung der Natur, die er radikal neu dachte, ins Zentrum ihrer Erkundungsreise durch sein Leben und Werk. Sie folgt den Spuren des begnadeten Netzwerkers und zeigt, dass unser heutiges Wissen um die Verwundbarkeit der Erde in Humboldts Überzeugungen verwurzelt ist. Ihm heute wieder zu begegnen, mahnt uns, seine Erkenntnisse endlich zum Maßstab unseres Handelns zu machen – um unser aller Überleben willen.

Leaflet js Essentials

Author: Paul Crickard III
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
ISBN: 1783554827
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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If you are a web developer working with geospatial concepts and mapping APIs, and you want to learn Leaflet to create mapping solutions, this book is for you. You need to have a basic knowledge of working with JavaScript and performing web application development.