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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2008; US$ 14.95
?The wind was blowing at hurricane strength-sixty-five knots and over-and increasing in the gusts to eighty knots. His boat was surfing on waves as high as a sixty-foot, six-storey building. . .Each wave that struck choked and froze him, the icy water working its way down inside his survival suit.? ?from Close to the Wind by Pete Goss In Near... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 2001; US$ 72.00
In Moving Lives Sidonie Smith explores how women?s travel and travel writing in the twentieth century were shaped by particular modes of mobility, asking how the form of travel affected the kind of narrative written. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95
This Handbook is an essential reference and a guide to the rapidly expanding field of Geographic Information Science. Designed for students and researchers who want an in-depth treatment of the subject, including background information Comprises around 40 substantial essays, each written by a recognized expert in a particular area Covers the... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 139.00
The technologies of mobile communications and ubiquitous computing pervade our society, and wireless networks sense the movement of people and vehicles, generating large volumes of mobility data. This is a scenario of great opportunities and risks: on one side, mining this data can produce useful knowledge, supporting sustainable mobility and intelligent... more...
- University of Minnesota Press 1982; US$ 72.00
How does one design experiments for collecting large volumes of data such as those needed for marketing surveys, studies of travel patterns, and public opinion polls? This is a common problem for social and behavioral scientists. The papers in this collection address the problems of working with large data sets primarily from the perspectives of geography... more...
- Hunter Publishing 2008; US$ 17.99
A new guide that focuses on the sights and attractions, hotels and restaurants that are truly worth your attention. Written by the authors of our award-winning Yucatan Adventure Guide, this book offers comprehensive coverage of Costa Rica and its people. Travel to the major national parks and preserves; hike in rain forests. Explore the countrys... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 9.99
Modern Geography has come a long way from its roots in simply mapping and naming the regions of the world. Spanning both physical and human Geography, the discipline today is unique as a subject bridging the divide between the sciences and humanities, and between the environment and our society. This Very Short Introduction reveals why. - ;Modern Geography... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 269.00
This unique book focuses on comparing several types of 3D models. Due to the rapid developments in sensor techniques a vast amount of 3D data is available. Effective algorithms for (semi) automatic object reconstruction are required. Integration of existing 2D objects with height data is a non-trivial process and needs further research. The resulting... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2004; US$ 74.99
For anyone interested in recent American research on climate, cities, Geographical Information Systems, Latin America, or any of the other subfields in geography, this volume provides representative accounts of American geographers' contributions in 47 specialty areas. This wide range of specialties comprises both a comprehensive reference and... more...
- National Geographic Society 2009; US$ 16.95
National Geographic Adventure has published the best work by today?s finest writers, and this tenth anniversary anthology assembles an elite corps of authors that includes Sebastian Junger, Peter Matthiessen, Philip Caputo, and two dozen others. These reporters have voyaged to the ends of the earth to bring back the decade?s most thrilling, eccentric,... more...