Textbooks

(last edited on 3/6/18)

Course Title Book Price
GEOG 482 Making Maps that Matter with GIS NONE  
GEOG 483 Problem Solving with GIS Bolstad, P. (2016). GIS Fundamentals: A first text on Geographic Information Systems, 5th edn. White Bear Lake, MN: Eider Press. $35
GEOG 484 GIS Database Development Bolstad, P. (2016). GIS Fundamentals: A first text on Geographic Information Systems, 5th edn. White Bear Lake, MN: Eider Press. see above
GEOG 479 Cyber Geography Hansen, Derek L., Shneiderman, Ben, and Smith Mark A., "Analyzing Social Media Networks with NodeXL", Morgan Kaufmann Publishers, Copyright 2011, Paperback, ISBN 978-0-12-382229-1 $30 to $50
GEOG 480 Exploring Imagery and Elevation Data in GIS Applications

Campbell and Wynne, Introduction to Remote Sensing. The Guildford Press, 5th edition, 2011.
ISBN 9781609181765 e-Textbook for this course is also available through the Penn State Libraries website at no charge.

Maune, D. Digital Elevation Model Technologies and Applications: The DEM Users Manual, 2nd Edition. Out of Print. Instructor will provide PDF at no charge.

Hardcover
$60 to $95
GEOG 481 Lidar Renslow, M., Airborne Topgraphic LIdar Manual. ASPRS. First Edition, 2012.
ISBN 1-57083-097-5
Hardcover
$75 to $150
GEOG 485 GIS Programming and Automation Zandbergen, Paul., Python Scripting for ArcGIS, 1st Edition, 2013 ISBN: 978-1589482821 Paperback
$50
GEOG 486 Cartography and Visualization NONE  
GEOG 487 Environmental Applications of GIS NONE  
GEOG 489 GIS Application Development NONE  
GEOG 497B Location Intelligence for Business NONE  
GEOG 497C GIS for Transportation: Principles, Data, and Applications NONE  
GEOG 571 Intelligence Analysis, Cultural Geography, and Homeland Security Hartman, Andrew, A War for the Soul of America: A History of Culture Wars, University of Oxford Press (2015). $16
Friedman, G., The Next Decade. Anchor Books, 2012. ISBN 9780307476395 Paperback
$13
Kilcullen, D., The Accidental Guerrilla: Fighting small wars in the midst of a big one. Oxford University Press, 2009.
ISBN 9780195368345
Hardcover
$18 to $28
Paperback
$12 to $18
GEOG 583 Geospatial System Analysis and Design NONE  
GEOG 585 Open Web Mapping NONE  
GEOG 586 Geographic Information Analysis O'Sullivan and Unwin, Geographic Information Analysis. John Wiley Publishing, 2nd edition, 2010.
ISBN 978-0470288573
Hardcover
$55 to $115
GEOG 588 Planning GIS for Emergency Management Greene, R.W., Confronting Catastrophe: A GIS Handbook. ESRI Press, 2002
ISBN 9781589480407
Paperback
$5 to $15
GEOG 589 Emerging Trends in Remote Sensing Kemp, Bella Principessa. Hodder HB Publishing, 2010.
ISBN 9781444706260 Paperback
and
Macknik, Martinez-Conde, and Blakeslee, Sleights of Mind: What the Neuroscience of Magic Reveals about Our Everyday Deceptions. Henry Holt and Co. Publishing, 2010.
ISBN 9780805092813
Paperback
$11 to $36 $7 to $26
Paperback
$10 to $16
GEOG 591 GIS for Health Analysis Cromley, E., GIS and Public Health. Guilford Press, 2nd edition, 2012.
ISBN 978-1609187507
Hardcover
$57 to $75
GEOG 594A Culminating Experiences in Geospatial Intelligence NONE  
GEOG 594B iMPS-HLS Geospatial Intelligence Capstone Experience (was 597i) NONE  
GEOG 596A Individual Studies - Peer Review NONE  
GEOG 596B Individual Studies - Capstone Project NONE  
GEOG 596C Individual Studies NONE  
GEOG 596I Independent Study in Geospatial Intelligence NONE  
GEOG 596K Independent Study in Geospatial Intelligence (1 cr) NONE  
GEOG 861 The Earth is Round and Maps are Flat: Working with (link is external) Spatial Reference Systems in GIS NONE  
GEOG 862 GPS and GNSS Van Sickle, J., GPS for Land Surveyors. CRC Press (Taylor & Francis Group), 4th edition, 2015.
ISBN-13: 978-1466583108
ISBN-10: 146658310X
Hardcover
$75 to $83
GEOG 863 Web App Development

*OPTIONAL*
Robbins, Jennifer. Learning Web Design: A Beginner's Guide to HTML, CSS, JavaScript and Web Graphics, 4th edition, 2012.
ISBN-13: 978-1449319274

Freeman, E.T. & Robson, Elisabeth. Head First JavaScript Programming, 1st edition, 2014.  ISBN-13: 978-1449340131

Myers, Mark. A Smarter Way to Learn JavaScript, 1st edition, 2014.
ISBN-13: 978-1497408180

Paperback
List price $50

$50

$20

GEOG 864 Professionalism in GIS&T NONE  
GEOG 865 Cloud and Server GIS *OPTIONAL*
Rosenberg, J., Mateos, A., Cloud at Your Service. Manning Publications Co., 2011.
ISBN 9781935182528
Paperback
$20 to $30
GEOG 868 Spatial Database Management *OPTIONAL*
Obe and Hsu, PostGIS in Action, 2nd edition, 2015.
ISBN: 9781617291395
Paperback
List price:
$50
GEOG 871 Geospatial Technology Project Management Schwalbe, K. (2016). Information Technology Project Management, 8th Ed., Cengage Learning, ISBN-13: 978-1-285-45234-0
AND
Croswell, P. (2009). The GIS Management Handbook, Kessy-Dewitt, ISBN: 978-0-9824093-0-5
Paperback
$69

Paperback
$110
GEOG 882 Geographic Foundations of Geospatial Intelligence Lowenthal, M., Intelligence: From Secrets to Policy. CQ Press, 7th edition, 2017.
ISBN: 9781608716753 and Tuathail, G. et al., The Geopolitics Reader. Routledge Press, 2nd edition, 2006
ISBN 9780415341486

Paperback $87
Paperback $75

Hardcover $245

GEOG 883 Remote Sensing for the Geospatial Intelligence Professional Campbell and Wynne, Introduction to Remote Sensing. The Guildford Press, 5th edition, 2011.
ISBN 9781609181765 e-Textbook for this course is also available through the Penn State Libraries website at no charge. Note that students who took prerequisite GEOG 480 should already have this textbook.
Hardcover
$60 to $95
GEOG 884 GIS for the Geospatial Intelligence Professional Madden, M., Manual of Geographic Information Systems. ASPRS, 2009.
ISBN 9781570830860
Hardcover
$80 to $181
GEOG 885 Advanced Analytic Methods in Geospatial Intelligence NONE  
GEOG 892 Geospatial Applications of Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS) Barnhart, R., Hoffman, S., Marshall, D., and Shappee, E. ed. 2016. Introduction to Unmanned Aircraft Systems, 2nd edition. Boca Raton. CRC Press. ISBN ISBN  978-1482263930.
Students can access the e-Textbook free of charge through the University Library or you may purchase a hard copy of the text from a vendor of your choice.

Free from Library

Fahlstrom, P. and Gleason, T. 2012. Introduction to UAV Systems. 4th edition. United Kingdom. John Wiley & Sons Ltd. ISBN: 9781119978664.
Students can access the e-Textbook free of charge through the University Libraries or you may purchase a hard copy of the text from a vendor of your choice.
Free from Library
Wolf, P., DeWitt, B., and Wilkinson, B. 2014. Elements of Photogrammetry with Applications in GIS, 4th edition. McGraw-Hill. ISBN: 978-0071761116. Hardcover
$97 to $120