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Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences: Mapping our Connected World provides an engaging and accessible introduction to the Geoweb with clear, step-by-step guides for: • Capturing Geodata from sources including GPS, sensor networks and Twitter • Visualizing Geodata using programmes including QGIS, GRASS and R Featuring colour images, practical exercises and a companion website packed with resources, this book is the perfect guide for students and teachers looking to incorporate location-based data into their social science research.

Working with Geodata in GRASS
Working with Geodata in GRASS

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In this chapter you will continue working with vector and raster spatial data in another powerful GIS software package: the Geographic Resources Analysis Support System, commonly known as GRASS. GRASS GIS, like QGIS, is a free and open source collection of software tools designed for the visualization, management, and analysis of geospatial data and comes with some very powerful analytic modules. Originally ...

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