Summary "Geoprocessing with Python" teaches you how to use the Python programming language, along with free and open source tools, to read, write, and process geospatial data. Purchase of the print book includes a free eBook in PDF, Kindle, and ePub formats from Manning Publications. About the Technology This book is about the science of reading, analyzing, and presenting geospatial data programmatically, using Python. Thanks to dozens of open source Python libraries and tools, you can take on professional geoprocessing tasks without investing in expensive proprietary packages like ArcGIS and MapInfo. The book shows you how. About the Book "Geoprocessing with Python" teaches you how to access available datasets to make maps or perform your own analyses using free tools like the GDAL, NumPy, and matplotlib Python modules. Through lots of hands-on examples, you ll master core practices like handling multiple vector file formats, editing geometries, applying spatial and attribute filters, working with projections, and performing basic analyses on vector data. The book also covers how to manipulate, resample, and analyze raster data, such as aerial photographs and digital elevation models. What's InsideGeoprocessing from the ground upRead, write, process, and analyze raster dataVisualize data with matplotlibWrite custom geoprocessing toolsThree additional appendixes available online About the Reader To read this book all you need is a basic knowledge of Python or a similar programming language. About the AuthorChris Garrard works as a developer for Utah State University and teaches a graduate course on Python programming for GIS. Table of ContentsIntroductionPython basicsReading and writing vector dataWorking with different vector file formatsFiltering data with OGRManipulating geometries with OGRVector analysis with OGRUsing spatial reference systemsReading and writing raster dataWorking with raster dataMap algebra with NumPy and SciPyMap classificationVisualizing data AppendixesA - InstallationB - ReferencesC - OGR - online onlyD - OSR - online onlyE - GDAL - online only"
The book kicks off with the fundamentals of starting to use Python with ArcGIS, followed by recipes on managing map documents and layers, including how to find and fix broken data links in these files. In the second part of the book, you will learn to create custom geoprocessing tools and how to use the Attribute and Location tools to select specific features. The third part of the book covers topics for advanced users including the REST API, and also teaches you how to use Python with ArcGIS Pro. The book finishes with appendices covering how to automate Python scripts, and the five things that should be at the back of every GIS programmer's mind.
Create, analyze, maintain, and share 2D and 3D maps with the powerful tools of ArcGIS Pro About This Book Visualize GIS data in 2D and 3D maps Create GIS projects for quick and easy access to data, maps, and analysis tools A practical guide that helps to import maps, globes, and scenes from ArcMap, ArcScene, or ArcGlobe Who This Book Is For This book is for anyone wishing to learn how ArcGIS Pro can be used to create maps and perform geospatial analysis. It will be especially helpful for those that have used ArcMap and ArcCatalog in the past and are looking to migrate to Esri's newest desktop GIS solution. Though previous GIS experience is not required, you must have a solid foundation using Microsoft Windows. It is also helpful if you understand how to manage folders and files within the Microsoft Windows environment. What You Will Learn Install ArcGIS Pro and assign Licenses to users in your organization Navigate and use the ArcGIS Pro ribbon interface to create maps and perform analysis Create and manage ArcGIS Pro GIS Projects Create 2D and 3D maps to visualize and analyze data Author map layouts using cartographic tools and best practices to show off the results of your analysis and maps Import existing map documents, scenes, and globes into your new ArcGIS Pro projects quickly Create standardized workflows using Tasks Automate analysis and processes using ModelBuilder and Python In Detail ArcGIS Pro is Esri's newest desktop GIS application with powerful tools for visualizing, maintaining, and analyzing data. ArcGIS Pro makes use of the modern ribbon interface and 64-bit processing to increase the speed and efficiency of using GIS. It allows users to create amazing maps in both 2D and 3D quickly and easily. This book will take you from software installation to performing geospatial analysis. It is packed with how-to's for a host of commonly-performed tasks. You will start by learning how to download and install the software including hardware limitations and recommendations. Then you are exposed to the new Ribbon interface and how its smart design can make finding tools easier. After you are exposed to the new interface, you are walked through the steps to create a new GIS Project to provide quick access to project resources. With a project created, you will learn how to construct 2D and 3D maps including how to add layers, adjust symbology, and control labeling. Next you will learn how to access and use analysis tools to help you answer real-world questions. Lastly, you will learn how processes can be automated and standardized in ArcGIS Pro using Tasks, Models, and Python Scripts. This book will provide an invaluable resource for all those seeking to use ArcGIS Pro as their primary GIS application or for those looking to migrate from ArcMap and ArcCatalog. Style and approach This book includes detailed explanations of the GIS functionality and workflows in ArcGIS Pro. These are supported by easy-to-follow exercises that will help you gain an understanding of how to use ArcGIS Pro to perform a range of tasks.
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.
GIS and Geocomputation for Water Resource Science and Engineering not only provides a comprehensive introduction to the fundamentals of geographic information systems but also demonstrates how GIS and mathematical models can be integrated to develop spatial decision support systems to support water resources planning, management and engineering. The book uses a hands-on active learning approach to introduce fundamental concepts and numerous case-studies are provided to reinforce learning and demonstrate practical aspects. The benefits and challenges of using GIS in environmental and water resources fields are clearly tackled in this book, demonstrating how these technologies can be used to harness increasingly available digital data to develop spatially-oriented sustainable solutions. In addition to providing a strong grounding on fundamentals, the book also demonstrates how GIS can be combined with traditional physics-based and statistical models as well as information-theoretic tools like neural networks and fuzzy set theory.
A Python Primer for ArcGIS(r) Workbook III (3 of 3) The automation of geoprocessing tasks is a common practice among GIS professionals. Python is the standard programming language for ArcGIS and other fields such as remote sensing, GPS, spatial modeling, and statistical analysis. A Python Primer for ArcGIS(r) Workbook series combines fundamental Python programming structures to help professionals automate common geoprocessing functions. Thorough explanations of programming concepts are included along with user-friendly demonstrations that enable readers to develop programs on their own. In addition, chapters contain exercises and questions that aid in the application of each chapter's highlighted principles. Workbook III completes the Workbook series by focusing on Python functions, creating custom Python script tools, Python Add-ins, and script automation. Workbook I provides a practical introduction using Python for ArcGIS geoprocessing. Readers will learn some Python basics ending with writing a simple geoprocessing script. Workbook II contains coding strategies for common GIS tasks and processes. Workbook I can be ordered here: https://www.createspace.com/5205001 Workbook II can be ordered here:https://www.createspace.com/5215222 Follow for changes, updates, and new material: Blog: http://education.urbandalespatial.com/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/urbandalegis
Get the very most out of the ArcGIS for Desktop productsthrough ArcObjects and .NET ArcGIS for Desktop is a powerful suite of software tools forcreating and using maps, compiling, analyzing and sharinggeographic information, using maps and geographic information inapplications, and managing geographic databases. But getting thehang of ArcGIS for Desktop can be a bit tricky, even forexperienced programmers. Core components of ArcGIS platform iscalled ArcObjects. This book first introduce you the whole ArcGISplatform and the opportunities for development using variousprogramming languages. Then it focuses on ArcGIS for Desktopapplications and makes you familiar with ArcObjects from .NET pointof view. Whether you are an ArcGIS user with no background inprogramming or a programmer without experience with the ArcGISplatform, this book arms you with everything you need to get goingwith ArcGIS for Desktop development using .NET?right away. Writtenby a leading expert in geospatial information system design anddevelopment, it provides concise, step-by-step guidance,illustrated with best-practices examples, along with plenty ofready-to-use source code. In no time you?ll progress from .NETprogramming basics to understanding the full suite of ArcGIS toolsand artefacts to customising and building your own commands, toolsand extensions?all the way through application deployment. Among other things, you?ll learn to: Object-Oriented and Interface-based programming in .NET (C# andVB.NET) Finding relationship between classes and interfaces usingobject model diagrams Querying data Visualizing geographical data using various rendering Creating various kinds of Desktop Add-Ins Performing foreground and background geoprocessing Learn how to improve your productivity with ArcGIS forDesktop and Beginning ArcGIS for Desktop Development Using.NET
This book introduces Python scripting for geographic information science (GIS) workflow optimization using ArcGIS. It builds essential programming skills for automating GIS analysis. Over 200 sample Python scripts and 175 classroom-tested exercises reinforce the learning objectives. Readers will learn to: • Write and run Python in the ArcGIS Python Window, the PythonWin IDE, and the PyScripter IDE • Work with Python syntax and data types • Call ArcToolbox tools, batch process GIS datasets, and manipulate map documents using the arcpy package • Read and modify proprietary and ASCII text GIS data • Parse HTML web pages and KML datasets • Create Web pages and fetch GIS data from Web sources. • Build user-interfaces with the native Python file dialog toolkit or the ArcGIS Script tools and PyToolboxes Python for ArcGIS is designed as a primary textbook for advanced-level students in GIS. Researchers, government specialists and professionals working in GIS will also find this book useful as a reference.
Explore GIS processing and learn to work with GeoDjango, CARTOframes and MapboxGL-Jupyter
Author: Silas Toms
Publisher: Packt Publishing Ltd
Explore GIS processing and learn to work with various tools and libraries in Python. Key Features Analyze and process geospatial data using Python libraries such as; Anaconda, GeoPandas Leverage new ArcGIS API to process geospatial data for the cloud. Explore various Python geospatial web and machine learning frameworks. Book Description Python comes with a host of open source libraries and tools that help you work on professional geoprocessing tasks without investing in expensive tools. This book will introduce Python developers, both new and experienced, to a variety of new code libraries that have been developed to perform geospatial analysis, statistical analysis, and data management. This book will use examples and code snippets that will help explain how Python 3 differs from Python 2, and how these new code libraries can be used to solve age-old problems in geospatial analysis. You will begin by understanding what geoprocessing is and explore the tools and libraries that Python 3 offers. You will then learn to use Python code libraries to read and write geospatial data. You will then learn to perform geospatial queries within databases and learn PyQGIS to automate analysis within the QGIS mapping suite. Moving forward, you will explore the newly released ArcGIS API for Python and ArcGIS Online to perform geospatial analysis and create ArcGIS Online web maps. Further, you will deep dive into Python Geospatial web frameworks and learn to create a geospatial REST API. What you will learn Manage code libraries and abstract geospatial analysis techniques using Python 3. Explore popular code libraries that perform specific tasks for geospatial analysis. Utilize code libraries for data conversion, data management, web maps, and REST API creation. Learn techniques related to processing geospatial data in the cloud. Leverage features of Python 3 with geospatial databases such as PostGIS, SQL Server, and SpatiaLite. Who this book is for The audience for this book includes students, developers, and geospatial professionals who need a reference book that covers GIS data management, analysis, and automation techniques with code libraries built in Python 3.