About the Authors


Dr. Robert (Bob) Ryerson has been an award-winning scientist, author, and senior executive in both government and industry in the field of remote sensing and geospatial. He has been an invited speaker on every inhabited continent, and has been an elected leader of his field in both the USA and Canada.
A Certified Mapping Scientist and Fellow of the American Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, he has provided advice to and/or in more than thirty-five countries world-wide in the area of mapping, geospatial analysis, and remote sensing.

Dr. Stan Aronoff has broad experience in remote sensing, geographic information systems (GIS), and related fields. His authoritative and best best-selling book Geographic Information Systems: A Management Perspective, from which a generation of GIS specialists learned their craft, empowered early users of geographic information systems technology and methods. He also authored Remote Sensing for GIS Managers on remote sensing for GIS professionals. He has been involved in consulting and research on broad areas of geospatial applications, analysis, and policy at the global and national levels.

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