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  • Virtual Reality in Geographyby Peter Fisher; David Unwin

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 167.95

    The ideas and techniques of virtual reality are now being made available for the creation of artificial or virtual geographies (a virtual geography refers to the creation of artificial geographies for use in research and teaching, using ideas and techniques from the field of virtual reality (VR)). Such virtual geographies are currently being constructed... more...

  • Geography and Ethicsby James D. Proctor; David M. Smith

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 79.95

    This book represents a landmark exploration of the common terrain of geography and ethics. Drawing together specially commissioned contributions from distinguished geographers across the UK, North America and Australasia, the place of geography in ethics and of ethics in geography is examined through wide-ranging, thematic chapters. Geography and... more...

  • Negotiating the Arcticby E.C.H Keskitalo

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This work draws upon the history of Arctic development and the view of the Arctic in different states to explain how such a discourse has manifested itself in current broader cooperation across eight statistics analysis based on organization developments from the late 1970s to the present, shows that international region discourse has largely been... more...

  • Interoperable and Distributed Processing in GISby Andrej Vckovaki

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 121.95

    This text shows how the principles and technologies of object-oriented programming, distributed processing and internet protocols can be embraced to further the reliability and interoperability of datasets for the professional GIS market. The book describes the central concept of the interface specification between the data consumer and producer -... more...

  • Geographic Information Researchby Massimo Craglia; H Onsrud

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    1. Introduction and Overview 2. GI and Society: Infrastructural, Ethical and Social Issues 3. GI for Analysis and Modelling 4. GIS and Remote Sensing 5. Methodological Issues 6. Data Quality 7. Visualisation and Interfaces more...

  • Life and Motion of Socio-Economic Unitsby Andrew Frank; Jonathan Raper; J. P. Cheylan

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 220.00

    One of the ongoing problems researchers in geography and GIS have is studying data that is inherently spatial over a long period of time. One of the main hurdles they have to overcome is the study of groups of people classified by their socio-economic status (one of the main means for governments, companies and research organisations to group together... more...

  • Remote Sensing and Urban Analysisby Jean-Paul Donnay; Mike J. Barnsley; Paul A. Longley

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 172.95

    One of the key geographical developments over the last two centuries has been that of urbanisation. In recent years this has exploded globally, particularly in developing countries. It is essential for governments, planners and researchers in geography and allied fields to understand this process and the main way of being able to do this is to accurately... more...

  • Spatial Analytical Perspectives On GISby M Fisher; H J Scholten; David Unwin

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 93.95

    The ability to manipulate spatial data in different forms and to extract additional meaning from them is at the heart of GIS, yet genuine spatial analysis tools are rarely incorporated into commercial software, thus seriously limiting their usefulness. The future of GIS technology wil depend largely on the incorporation of more powerful analytical... more...

  • The AGI Source Book For GISby David R. Green

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 94.95

    This sourcebook comprises a series of short papers on topical issues and applications of GIS, as well as directories listing useful information on geographic information in the UK. A wide range of expertise drawn from the GI community in the UK, including the Automobile Association, the Ordnance Survey, local authorities, software vendors and consultants,... more...

  • Multidimensional Geographic Information Scienceby Jonathan Raper

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 167.95

    The way people normally view a GIS is 2-dimensional, a greatly limiting form. However, as developments occur within the field, researchers and practitioners are finding ways to make a GIS 3-dimensional, and in some instances even 4-dimensional. Being able to view a GIS in more than 2 dimensions greatly enhances its usability. This forward-looking text,... more...