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  • Abstracting Geographic Information in a Data Rich Worldby Dirk Burghardt; Cécile Duchene; William Mackaness

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 137.44

    Exploring the application of generalisation methodologies in the context of growing volumes of data and the rising popularity of user-generated content, this book offers state-of-the-art research on map generalisation algorithms, multi-scaled outputs and more. more...

  • Innovations in 3D Geo-Information Sciencesby Umit Isikdag

    Springer International Publishing 2014; US$ 95.15

    This book features  the best papers from 3D GeoInfo held in Istanbul, November 2013. It includes coverage of such leading-edge technologies as web-of-things, service and cloud oriented architectures. more...

  • Shackletonby Michael Smith

    Oneworld Publications 2014; US$ 12.99

    An extraordinary character and one of history?s great explorers, Ernest Shackleton pioneered the path to the South Pole over 100 years ago, becoming the dominant figure in Antarctic discovery. His incredible adventures on four expeditions to the Antarctic have captivated generations. A restless adventurer from an Irish background, he joined the Empire?s... more...

  • Antarctica and the Arctic Circle: A Geographic Encyclopedia of the Earth's Polar Regions [2 volumes]by Andrew Hund

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 189.00

    Global warming, a hot topic among scholars of geography and science, has led to increased interest in studying the earth's polar ice caps, which seem to be melting at an alarming rate. This accessible, two-volume encyclopedia lays a foundation for understanding global warming and other issues related to the North and South Poles. Approximately 350... more...

  • Evaluation of Innovative Land Tools in Sub-Saharan Africaby P. van Asperen

    IOS Press 2014; US$ 94.00

    Sub-Saharan Africa is urbanizing rapidly, but most countries lack appropriate tools to manage their urban growth. This creates both risks and opportunities for prospective land holders, resulting in a tangle of insecure land rights and claims under multiple tenure systems. Recently, innovative land tools have been proposed and implemented to formalize... more...

  • Japan Travel Atlasby Tuttle Publishing

    Tuttle Publishing 2014; US$ 16.99

    Finding your way around Japan is a breeze with this handy Tuttle travel atlas. Designed for the adventurous traveler and containing all the maps you'll need on your explorations, this atlas includes many views and insets not available elsewhere. The perfect travel guide, this atlas is conveniently divided into chapters covering the major regions... more...

  • Railways Through the Vale of the White Horseby Adrian Vaughan

    Crowood 2015; US$ 24.99

    This commemorative history of the railways of the beautiful Oxfordshire district 'Vale of the White Horse', running twenty-seven miles from Steventon to Wootton Bassett, covers the route from the opening in 1840 until 1965, when British Rail withdrew all the local passenger services between Didcot and Swindon and all the intermediate stations were... more...

  • In the Kingdom of Iceby Hampton Sides

    Oneworld Publications 2015; US$ 14.99

    In 1879 the USS Jeanette set sail from San Francisco to cheering crowds and a frenzy of publicity. The ship and its crew, captained by the heroic George De Long, were heading for glory and the last unmapped area of the globe: the North Pole. But it was not long before the Jeanette was trapped in crushing pack ice. Amid the rush of water and the shrieks... more...

  • Space-Time Integration in Geography and GIScienceby Mei-Po Kwan; Douglas Richardson; Donggen Wang; Chenghu Zhou

    Springer Netherlands 2014; US$ 91.98

    Space-time analysis is a rapidly growing research frontier in geography, GIS, and GIScience. Advances in integrated GPS/GIS technologies, the availability of large datasets (over time and space), and increased capacity to manage, integrate, model and visualize complex data in (near) real time, offer the GIS and geography communities extraordinary... more...

  • Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary Schoolby Mary Biddulph; David Lambert; David Balderstone

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 48.95

    Learning to Teach Geography in the Secondary School has become the widely recommended textbook for student and new teachers of geography. It helps you acquire a deeper understanding of the role, purpose and potential of geography within the secondary curriculum, and provides the practical skills needed to design, teach and evaluate stimulating and... more...