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  • Shackleton's Boat Journeyby Frank Arthur Worsley

    Birlinn 2012; US$ 8.44

    This is an account of the Shackleton boat journey. The journey began in August 1914 in London and the next the world knew of Shackleton was in May 1916, when three ragged men staggered into the whaling station at Grytviken on South Georgia. Written by the Captain of the Endurance, the ship used by Shackleton on his 1914-16 ill-fated journey, this... more...

  • Discovering and Using Historical Geographic Resources on the Webby Eva H. Dodsworth; L. W. Laliberté

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 64.99

    Historical geographic resources have traditionally been only accessible in print, and in person. But due to the popularity of online mapping and increased digitization, historical maps and other geographic resources are resurfacing, providing users with rich information publically accessible online. Discovering and Using Historical Geographic Resources... more...

  • Participatory Mappingby Jean-Christophe Plantin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 90.00

    This book is intended for applications of online digital mapping, called mashups (or composite application), and to analyze the mapping practices in online socio-technical controversies. The hypothesis put forward is that the ability to create an online map accompanies the formation of online audience and provides support for a position in a debate... more...

  • Computing in Geographic Information Systemsby Narayan Panigrahi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95

    Capable of acquiring large volumes of data through sensors deployed in air, land, and sea, and making this information readily available in a continuous time frame, the science of geographical information system (GIS) is rapidly evolving. This popular information system is emerging as a platform for scientific visualization, simulation, and computation... more...

  • Learning ArcGIS Geodatabasesby Hussein Nasser

    Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99

    This is a solution-based book, showcasing the real power of ArcGIS Geodatabase by following a real-world, example-based approach. This book is aimed at geospatial developers who want to work with ArcGIS Geodatabase as well as manage them. Having knowledge of building a Geodatabase from scratch isn't a must; Learning ArcGIS Geodatabases is ideal for... more...

  • The Worst Journey in the Worldby Apsley Cherry-Garrard

    The Floating Press 1922; US$ 7.99

    The Worst Journey in the World is the autobiographical account of a disastrous Antarctic expedition by one of its survivors. Cherry-Garrard's account of the expedition is held in high regard, because of his frank, unflinching discussion of the horrors and trials he survived for such perhaps arbitrary goals. more...

  • Southby Ernest Henry Shackleton

    The Floating Press 1919; US$ 7.99

    When Sir Henry Ernest Shackleton was beaten to the South Pole in 1912, he decided to trek across the continent via the pole instead. Before his ship even reached the continent it was crushed in pack ice. Shackleton managed to bring his entire team home by his masterful leadership through a series of incredible events. He has become a cult figure and... more...

  • Mathematical Techniques in GIS, Second Editionby Peter Dale

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Explaining the fundamentals that support the manipulation and display of geographic information, this book focuses on basic mathematical techniques and reviews the characteristics of geographic information. The new edition contains end-of-chapter summaries, thorough revisions to every chapter, expanded information on computer graphics and spatial... more...

  • Antarcticaby Dieter K. Fütterer; Detlef Damaske; Georg Kleinschmidt

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 249.00

    Contains sixty articles arranged in eight thematic sections refering to geological and geophysical results of Antarctic research. This book considers the Precambrian of the East Antarctic shield and its geological history, as well as sub-ice topography, geophysics and stratigraphy, sedimentology, and geophysics of the surrounding Southern Ocean. more...

  • Staatsbürgerkunde in der DDRby Tilman Grammes

    Springer Fachmedien 2007; US$ 49.95

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