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- Wiley 2009; US$ 29.99
GIS (geographic information system) is a totally cool technology that has been called “geography on steroids.” GIS is what lets you see the schools in your neighborhood or tells you where the nearest McDonald’s is. GIS For Dummies tells you all about mapping terminology and digital mapping, how to locate geographic features and... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 16.00
In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 159.00
The GeoInfo series of scientific conferences is an annual forum for exploring research, development and innovative applications in geographic information science and related areas. This book provides a privileged view of what is currently happening in the field of geoinformatics, and a preview of what could be the hotter developments and research topics... more...
- Princeton University Press 2009; US$ 57.50
The 1918-19 influenza epidemic killed more than fifty million people worldwide. The SARS epidemic of 2002-3, by comparison, killed fewer than a thousand. The success in containing the spread of SARS was due largely to the rapid global response of public health authorities, which was aided by insights resulting from mathematical models. Models enabled... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2010; US$ 75.00
In The Contours of America's Cold War , Matthew Farish explores new ways of conceptualizing space as part of post-World War II American militarism. He demonstrates how the social sciences were militarized in the early Cold War period, producing spatial knowledge that was of immediate use to the state as it sought to expand its reach across the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 65.00
Introducing Human Geographies is a comprehensive, stimulating and innovative introduction to human geography. This second edition has been thoroughly revised and updated to build upon the success of the acclaimed first edition. Now in full colour and with sixteen new chapters, discussion points and glossary definitions in the margin, it is even more... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2012; US$ 44.99
Now thoroughly revised and updated, this concise text offers a deeply knowledgeable and balanced history and overview of political geography since its inception in the late nineteenth century. Rather than trying to impose a single ?fashionable? theory, leading geographers John Agnew and Luca MuscarÓ consider the underlying role of changing geopolitical... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 119.95
A computing cloud is a set of network enabled services, providing scalable, inexpensive computing platforms on demand, which can be accessed in a simple way. This book helps its readers understand the process of how to deploy and customize geospatial applications onto clouds, as well as how to optimize clouds to make them better support geospatial... more...