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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 61.38

    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; Michael Gruber

    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...

  • Participatory Mappingby Jean-Christophe Plantin

    Wiley 2014; US$ 93.00 US$ 80.60

    This book is intended for applications of online digital mapping, called mashups (or composite application), and to analyze the mapping practices in online socio-technical controversies. The hypothesis put forward is that the ability to create an online map accompanies the formation of online audience and provides support for a position in a debate... more...

  • Geographical Information Retrieval in Textual Corporaby Christian Sallaberry

    Wiley 2013; US$ 76.00 US$ 65.87

    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...

  • Remote Sensing Imageryby Florence Tupin; Jordi Inglada; Jean-Marie Nicolas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 165.00 US$ 143.00

    Dedicated to remote sensing images, from their acquisition to their use in various applications, this book covers the global lifecycle of images, including sensors and acquisition systems, applications such as movement monitoring or data assimilation, and image and data processing. It is organized in three main parts. The first part presents technological... more...

  • GIS Data Sourcesby Drew Decker

    Wiley 2001; US$ 130.00 US$ 112.67

    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 US$ 208.82

    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...