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- Springer International Publishing 2013; Not Available
This volume collects the 23 best full papers presented during the 16th AGILE Conference on Geographic Information Science, held May 2013 in Leuven, Belgium. It especially focuses on GI applications in the European policy context. more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 76.00
This book addresses the field of geographic information extraction and retrieval from textual documents. Geographic information retrieval is a rapidly emerging subject, a trend fostered by the growing power of the Internet and the emerging possibilities of data dissemination. After positioning his work in this field in Chapter 1, the author makes... more...
- Regnery Publishing 2013; US$ 29.99
In the age of adventure, when dirigibles coasted through the air and vast swaths of the Earth remained untouched and unseen by man, one pack of relentless explorers competed in the race of a lifetime: to be the first aviator to fly over the North Pole. What inspired their dangerous fascination? For some, it was the romantic theory about a lost world,?... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2008; US$ 17.99
"If Outside magazine had been around during the first turn of the century, Fridtjof Nansen would have been its No. 1 cover boy."The Chicago Sun-Times In September of 1893, Norwegian zoologist Fridtjof Nansen and crew manned the schooner Fram, intending to drift, frozen in the Arctic pack-ice, to the North Pole. When it became clear that they would... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 1997; US$ 45.99
Philosophers and geographers have converged on the topic of public space, fascinated and in many ways alarmed by fundamental changes in the way post-industrial societies produce space for public use, and in the way citizens of these same societies perceive and constitute themselves as a public. This volume advances this inquiry, making extensive use... more...
- Oldcastle Books 2013; US$ 9.99
According to Apsley Cherry-Garrard, one of the men who went to Antarctica with Captain Scott, 'Polar exploration is at once the cleanest and most isolated way of having a bad time that has ever been devised. ' Despite this there has never been a shortage of volunteers willing to endure the bad times in pursuit of the glory that polar exploration sometimes... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 47.95
On Soul and Earth offers an original perspective on the relationship between the environment and the human psyche. Physical spaces contribute to the building of identity through personal experience and memory. Places evoke emotions and carry their own special meanings. Elena Liotta and her contributors also explore the neglected topics of migration... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
First published in 1987, this title provides primary school teachers with ideas by which geographical skills and ideas can be introduced in the primary school. John Bale shows how teachers can build on children?s ?private geographies? with practical learning strategies, examining approaches to the teaching of map skills, the ways in which the locality... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 140.00
Provides up-to-date developments in the field of remote sensing by assessing scale issues in land surface, properties, patterns, and processes Scale is a fundamental and crucial issue in remote sensing studies and image analysis. GIS and remote sensing scientists use various scaling techniques depending on the types of remotely sensed images and... more...
- Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 15.13
Wer bei Dunkelheit reist, blickt mit hoher Wahrscheinlichkeit unterwegs irgendwann einmal zu den Sternen hinauf. Zumal dann, wenn die Route fernab der Zivilisation verläuft und der Reisende in der mondlosen Dunkelheit genügend Zeit und Muße für den Blick zum Himmel findet. Fast scheint es, als gehörten das Reisen und der Blick zum nächtlichen Firmament... more...