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  • Interacting with Geospatial Technologiesby Mordechai (Muki) Haklay

    Wiley 2015; US$ 127.95

    This book provides an introduction to HCI and usability aspects of Geographical Information Systems and Science. Its aim is to introduce the principles of Human-Computer Interaction (HCI); to discuss the special usability aspects of GIS which designers and developers need to take into account when developing such systems; and to offer a set of tried... more...

  • The Worldmakersby Ayesha Ramachandran

    University of Chicago Press 2015; US$ 36.00

    In this beautifully conceived book, Ayesha Ramachandran reconstructs the imaginative struggles of early modern artists, philosophers, and writers to make sense of something that we take for granted: the world, imagined as a whole. Once a new, exciting, and frightening concept, ?the world? was transformed in the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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$ 54.95

    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...

  • From Ice Floes to Battlefieldsby Anne Strathie

    The History Press 2015; US$ 18.94

    <div>February 1912: Harry Pennell and his Terra Nova shipmates land on Antarctica hoping to celebrate Scott's conquest of the Pole. Forced by ice to leave before Scott returns, they arrive in New Zealand to find that Amundsen reached the Pole in December 1911. Back in Antarctica in January 1913, they learn Scott and his party died on the return... more...

  • ArcGIS By Exampleby Hussein Nasser

    Packt Publishing 2015; US$ 35.99

    Develop three engaging ArcGIS applications to address your real-world mapping scenariosAbout This Book• Design, build and run ArcGIS applications using ArcObjects SDK• Extend ArcGIS objects and use add -ins to deploy applications on top of ArcGIS• An example-centric practical guide to help you understand mapping scenarios with ArcGISWho... more...

  • GIS for Critical Infrastructure Protectionby Robert F. Austin; David P. DiSera; Talbot J. Brooks

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 119.95

    GIS for Critical Infrastructure Protection highlights the GIS-based technologies that can be used to support critical infrastructure protection and emergency management. The book bridges the gap between theory and practice using real-world applications, real-world case studies, and the authors? real-world experience. Geared toward infrastructure... more...

  • Spatial Analysisby Tonny J. Oyana; Florence Margai

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 99.95

    An introductory text for the next generation of geospatial analysts and data scientists, Spatial Analysis: Statistics, Visualization, and Computational Methods focuses on the fundamentals of spatial analysis using traditional, contemporary, and computational methods. Outlining both non-spatial and spatial statistical concepts, the authors present... more...

  • Adaptive Radar Resource Managementby Peter Moo; Zhen Ding

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 79.95

    Radar Resource Management (RRM) is vital for optimizing the performance of modern phased array radars, which are the primary sensor for aircraft, ships, and land platforms. Adaptive Radar Resource Management gives an introduction to radar resource management (RRM), presenting a clear overview of different approaches and techniques, making it very... more...