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- CRC Press 2014; US$ 209.95
Geographic Information Systems are computer-based systems for geographic analysis. They have been developed over the past twenty five years and are now widely used. A recent research direction has been the development of geocomputation , representing computer-based geographical analysis beyond the traditional bounds of GIS. In geocomputation, the computer... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 179.47
The control of mosquitoes and other insect vectors of human pathogens in an area-wide, environmentally and sustainable way is critical to solving global health problems in the developing world but also to industrialized countries that already have in place efficient vector control programs. The rapid spread of West Nile virus through the United States... more...
- Athabasca University Press 2009; US$ 24.95
Making Game is a mixed-genre composition in which the author reflects on the philosophical and ethical implications of hunting wild game. This engaging essay is informed by the author?s significant background of scholarly engagement with the phenomenological tradition in modern philosophy. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
What implications are applications of new genetic technologies in biomedicine having on social identity in today?s society? New Genetics, New Identities , a wide-ranging multi-disciplinary volume in the CESAGen Genetics & Society Book series, presents not only theoretical reflection but also empirical case studies drawn from an international... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
New genetic technologies cut across a range of public regulatory domains and private lifeworlds, often appearing to generate an institutional void in response to the complex challenges they pose. As a result, a number of new social formations are being developed to legitimate public engagement and avoid the perceived democratic deficit that may result.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2010; US$ 168.91
This volume brings together selected contributions from geoENV 2008, the 7th International Conference on Geostatistics for Environmental Applications, held in Southampton, UK. It presents the state-of-the-art in geostatistics for the environmental sciences. more...
- I.B.Tauris 2005; US$ 14.95
As geography has become influenced by such themes as postcolonial studies, feminism and psychoanalysis, so students have had to engage with ideas and concepts from outside the traditional boundaries of their subject. This exciting new book provides students with an invaluable aid to understanding the complexities and subtleties of these new ideas:... more...
- Physica-Verlag HD 2012; US$ 89.73
This book includes many of the papers presented at the 6th International workshop on Model Oriented Data Analysis held in June 2001. This series began in March 1987 with a meeting on the Wartburg near Eisenach (at that time in the GDR). The next four meetings were in 1990 (St Kyrik monastery, Bulgaria), 1992 (Petrodvorets, St Petersburg, Russia), 1995... more...
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 162.95
Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for the scale of measurement explicitly. Scale in Spatial... more...
- Wiley 2003; US$ 208.82
Remote sensing and geographical information science (GIS) have advanced considerably in recent years. However, the potential of remote sensing and GIS within the environmental sciences is limited by uncertainty, especially in connection with the data sets and methods used. In many studies, the issue of uncertainty has been incompletely addressed. The... more...