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  • In Antarcticaby Jay Ruzesky

    Harbour Publishing 2015; US$ 24.99

    Jay Ruzesky recalls a childhood of snow caves, literary ambitions, and a fascination with polar exploration that was ignited by the genes he shares with famed Norwegian explorer Roald Amundsen. As a boy, Ruzesky was captivated by Amundsen's diaries: an Antarctic exploration aboard Belgica when Amundsen was a twenty-five-year-old mate bent on earning... more...

  • Class and Colonialism in Antarctic Exploration, 1750?1920by Ben Maddison

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    Between 1750 and 1920 over 15,000 people visited Antarctica. Despite such a large number the historiography has ignored all but a few celebrated explorers. Maddison presents a study of Antarctic exploration, telling the story of these forgotten facilitators, he argues that Antarctic exploration can be seen as an offshoot of European colonialism. more...

  • The Quest for the Northwest Passageby Frédéric Regard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    These essays trace the history of the British search for the Northwest Passage ? the Arctic sea route connecting the Atlantic and Pacific oceans ? from the early modern era to the start of the nineteenth century. more...

  • Arctic Exploration in the Nineteenth Centuryby Frédéric Regard

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Focusing on nineteenth-century attempts to locate the northwest passage, the essays in this volume present this quest as a central element of British culture. more...

  • Radio Frequency Interference (RFI) Pocket Guideby Kenneth Wyatt

    The Institution of Engineering and Technology 2015; US$ 24.95

    This handy pocket guide to essential radio frequency interference (RFI) is a valuable, pocket-sized reference for radio amateurs and others in the radio communication fields. more...

  • GIS Data Sourcesby Drew Decker

    Wiley 2001; US$ 130.00

    Put the world of GIS data resources at your command— GIS users routinely encounter key questions about the data needed for their projects: Where did the data come from? Is this the best data available? How can the data be loaded to make it work? What about creating original data? With a broad range of GIS data options to choose from, knowing... more...

  • The Silence Callingby Tim Bowden

    Allen & Unwin 1999; US$ 64.88

    The Silence Calling is a fascinating and often moving account of the work and life of Australians in Antarctica. It traces the development of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expedition (ANARE) from the first day the Australian flag was raised on Australia's remote Southern Ocean outpost of Heard Island on Boxing Bay 1947 up to the... more...

  • Uncertainty in Remote Sensing and GISby Giles M. Foody; Peter M. Atkinson

    Wiley 2003; US$ 240.95

    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...

  • Uncertainty in Geographical Informationby Jingxiong Zhang; Michael F. Goodchild

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 121.95

    As Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have developed and their applications have been extended, the issue of uncertainty has become increasingly recognized. It is highlighted by the need to demystify the inherently complex geographical world to facilitate computerization in GIS, by the inaccuracies that emerge from man-machine interactions in data... 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...