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  • Kernel Methods for Remote Sensing Data Analysisby Gustavo Camps-Valls; Lorenzo Bruzzone

    Wiley 2009; US$ 155.00 US$ 134.33

    Kernel methods have long been established as effective techniques in the framework of machine learning and pattern recognition, and have now become the standard approach to many remote sensing applications. With algorithms that combine statistics and geometry, kernel methods have proven successful  across many different domains related to the... more...

  • Spectral Sensing Research for Water Monitoring Applications and Frontier Science, and Technology for Chemical, Biological and Radiological Defenseby Dwight Woolard

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 146.00

    This book provides unique perspectives on both state-of-the-art hyperspectral techniques for the early-warning monitoring of water supplies against chemical, biological and radiological (CBR) contamination effects as well as the emerging spectroscopic science and technology base that will be used to support an array of CBR defense and security applications... more...

  • Encyclopedia of the World's Nations and Culturesby George Thomas Kurian

    Infobase Publishing 2006; US$ 456.00

    Provides objective descriptions of the dominant political, economic, social, and cultural systems of the countries of the world. This book features 193 country-by-country surveys in 40 separate categories, as well as tables, charts, and lists that are linked with narrative accounts of each nation's peoples, history, society, and culture. more...

  • Exploring the Polar Regionsby Harry S. Anderson

    Infobase Publishing 2009; US$ 35.00

    Describes the explorations of the North and South Poles, including the expeditions of John Franklin, Roald Amundsen, Robert Peary, and Ernest Shackleton. more...

  • Images of the Northby Sverrir Jakobsson

    Editions Rodopi 2009; US$ 81.20

    This interdisciplinary volume seeks to examine and explore the various issues surrounding image construction, identity making and representations of the North, as well as the interconnectedness between those issues. The aim is to elucidate the multiple aspects of the idea of the North, both as a mythological space and a discursive system created and... more...

  • Scaleby Andrew Herod

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 51.95

    Geographical scale is a central concept enabling us to make sense of the world we inhabit. Amongst other things, it allows us to declare one event or process a national one and another a global or regional one. However, geographical scales and how we think about them are profoundly contested, and the spatial resolution at which social processes take... more...

  • Géographie et sociétéby Suzanne Laurin; Juan-Luis Klein; Carole Tardif

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2001; US$ 27.00

    Jamais les concepts d'espace et de territoire n'ont été aussi présents. Jamais l'environnement n'a soulevé autant de débats. Jamais, non plus, n'a-t-on disposé d'outils de représentation du territoire aussi performants que les systèmes d'information géographique. Quelle est donc... more...

  • Précis de télédétection, Volume 4by Léo Provencher; Jean-Marie Dubois

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2007; US$ 39.00

    Le premier manuel publié en français sur l'interprétation d'image ainsi que le premier manuel universitaire de photointerprétation en français depuis plus de 30 ans. Cet ouvrage novateur met l'accent sur la démarche intellectuelle d'interprétation ainsi que sur les techniques et méthodes d'identification... more...

  • Passages et mers arctiquesby Frédéric Lasserre

    Presses de l''niversite du Quebec 2010; US$ 36.00

    La fonte accélérée de la banquise dans l’Arctique laisse entrevoir la possibilité de maintenir des passages maritimes libres de glace sur des périodes de plusieurs mois, ce qui permettrait l’exploitation des ressourcesnaturelles de ce territoire. L’ouvrage se penche sur les enjeux et les rivalités associés... more...

  • Geospatial Thinkingby Marco Painho; Maribel Yasmina Santos; Hardy Pundt

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 206.85

    For the fourth consecutive year, the Association of Geographic Infor- tion Laboratories for Europe (AGILE) promoted the edition of a book with the collection of the scientific papers that were submitted as full-papers to the AGILE annual international conference. Those papers went through a th competitive review process. The 13 AGILE conference call... more...