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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

    Scale provides a structured investigation of the debates concerning the concept of scale and how various geographical scales have been thought about within critical social theory. Specifically, the author examines how the scales of the body, the urban, the regional, the national, and the global have been conceptualized within Geography and the social... more...

  • Wings Of Iceby Jeff Maynard

    Random House Australia 2010; US$ 16.84

    Was American Richard Byrd really the first to fly to the North Pole? And why did enigmatic Australian explorer Sir Hubert Wilkins disappear from the history books? With the rise of aviation at the beginning of the twentieth century, daring men were finally able to explore the Earth's final frontiers - the Arctic and Antarctic wildernesses. Hoping... 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 2010; US$ 269.00

    This book comprises innovative research presented at the conference of the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE), held in May 2010 in Guimaraes (Portugal). The scientifc papers cover a variety of research topics such as geospatial modelling and analysis, quality and semantics of geoinformation, spatial data infrastructures,... more...

  • Landscape Development and Climate Change in Southwest Bulgaria (Pirin Mountains)by Karsten Grunewald; Jorg Scheithauer

    Springer 2010; US$ 159.00

    "Landscape Development and Climate Change in Southwest Bulgaria" aims to address some of the current limitations in our understanding of past Balkan climate and environment. High mountains and their ecosystems offer an outstanding opportunity for studies on the impact of climate change. The Balkan Mountains in Southeast Europe, situated at... more...

  • Mawson's Willby Lennard Bickel; Edmund Sir Hillary

    Steerforth Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    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...