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  • 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...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 269.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Mawson's Willby Lennard Bickel; Edmund Sir Hillary

    Steerforth Press 2011; US$ 1.99

    Mawson's Will is the dramatic story of what Sir Edmund Hillary calls "the most outstanding solo journey ever recorded in Antarctic history." For weeks in Antarctica, Douglas Mawson faced some of the most daunting conditions ever known to man: blistering wind, snow, and cold; loss of his companion, his dogs and supplies, the skin on his hands and... more...

  • Geographic Information Analysisby David O'Sullivan; David Unwin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 120.00

    Clear, up-to-date coverage of methods for analyzing geographical information in a GIS context Geographic Information Analysis, Second Edition is fully updated to keep pace with the most recent developments of spatial analysis in a geographic information systems (GIS) environment. Still focusing on the universal aspects of this science, this revised... more...

  • The Point Is To Change Itby Noel Castree; Paul A. Chatterton; Nik Heynen; Wendy Larner; Melissa W. Wright

    Wiley 2013; US$ 34.95

    Commissioned to celebrate the 40th year of Antipode: A Radical Journal of Geography , this book evaluates the role of the critical social scientist and how the point of their work is not simply to interpret the world but to change it Brings together leading critical social scientists to consider the major challenges of our time and what is to be... more...