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First-Of-Its-Kind Book on Tangible Modeling Puts the Power of Open Source GIS in Your Hands

Two images of the Tangible Landscape at the North Carolina State University Center for Geospatial Analytics

Center researchers and co-authors Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, and Helena Mitasova have published “Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS,” a groundbreaking new book on the Tangible Landscape, an innovative tangible geospatial modeling system powered by GRASS GIS. This first-of-its-kind book provides an overview of tangible interfaces, describes the design and implementation of Tangible Landscape, discusses methods of digital fabrication, and demonstrates applications including landscape management, trail planning, wildfire management, and coastal adaptation. The full citation is below, and the hardcover and eBook are now available from Springer. Congratulations Anna, Brendan, Vaclav, and Helena on this novel publication!

  • Petrasova, A., Harmon, B., Petras, V., Mitasova, H., 2015, Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS, Springer International Publishing, 135 p. eBook ISBN: 978-3-319-25775-4, Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-319-25773-0, DOI: 10.1007/978-3-319-25775-4 [book]