Free version of ERDAS Field Guide released

Free version of ERDAS Field Guide released

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Norcross, USA, November 27, 2007: Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging announced a free low-resolution version of the ERDAS Field Guide, downloadable from the company’s website

The ERDAS Field Guide provides background information on reasons to use GIS and image processing and explains how the software manipulates data. This book meets the needs of those new to geo-processing as well as savvy users in this industry for years. For the novice, the ERDAS Field Guide provides a brief history of the industry, an extensive glossary of terms and notes about applications for the different processes described. For the experienced user, the ERDAS Field Guide includes the formulas and algorithms used in the ERDAS IMAGINE code.

“We are excited to offer the low-resolution version of the ERDAS Field Guide as a free download,” said Bruce Chaplin, Senior Vice President, Product Development, Leica Geosystems Geospatial Imaging. “The strong acceptance and broad usage of the ERDAS Field Guide qualifies this tool as an industry standard for instructing others in the foremost remote sensing solution.”

The low-resolution web-downloadable version is the most up-to-date edition available, and will continue to be updated regularly.