Starting December 15th and running through to January 13th 2021, Packt Publishing is offering all of their ebooks and videos including these GIS ebooks and videos at a deep discount. During the sale, each selection can be purchased for just $5.
A select look at what’s on sale:
Learning Geospatial Analysis with Python – Third Edition
Geospatial Analysis is used in almost every field you can think of from medicine to defense, to farming. Learning Geospatial Analysis with Python, Third Edition would be a helpful guide to Geographic Information Systems and Remote Sensing Analysis using Python 3.7 without overwhelming the reader. By the end of the book, you’ll be able to build a generic corporate system, which can be implemented in any organization to manage customer support requests and field support personnel.
Learning ArcGIS Pro 2 – 2nd Edition
Learning ArcGIS Pro teaches readers how to successfully use this new powerful desktop GIS application to create maps, perform spatial analysis, and maintain data. Filled with hands-on exercises based on real-world use cases, this book will show you how to use ArcGIS Pro to visualize, analyze and maintain GIS data. By the end of this ArcGIS Pro book, you’ll have developed the core skills needed for using ArcGIS Pro 2.x competently.
Mastering Geospatial Development with QGIS 3.x – Third Edition
This book is a guide for professionals looking to master the open source QGIS software. This book will take you all the way through to learning advanced techniques like illuminated contours and dynamic masking. You will learn about the advanced topics like the creation of GeoPackages, the Processing Toolbox, and the creation of plugins using PyQGIS. By the end of the book, you will understand how to work with all aspects of QGIS and will be ready to use it for any type of GIS work.
Learning the FOSS4g Stack: Geoserver
In this course, you will understand the process of installing GeoServer, loading data, creating server-side analytical processes, and finally, rendering the data on the client-side using OpenLayers 3.0, all in a step-by-step manner. The course starts by guiding you through installing GeoServer, Postgres, and QGIS, and then analyzing the data that you’ll be using throughout the course to learn various concepts. By the end of this course, you’ll be well-versed in the basics and proficient in creating impressive Internet mapping sites.
Species Distribution Models with GIS and Machine Learning in R [Video]
In this course, you’ll work with real-world spatial data from Peninsular Malaysia to gain hands-on experience with mapping habitat suitability in conjunction with classical SDM models, such as MaxENT and Bioclim, and machine learning alternatives, such as random forests. This course is packed with hands-on video instructions with interesting and illustrative examples and clear explanations. By the end of each lecture, you’ll be able to implement the concepts learned in the real world.