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Mathematical geography. Cartography

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  • The Survey of Palestine Under the British Mandate, 1920-1948by Dov Gavish

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95

    This book is a historical study of the survey and mapping system of Palestine under the British Mandate. It traces the background and the reasoning behind the establishment of the survey programme, examines the foundations upon which the system was based, and strives to understand the motivation of those who implemented it. This study shows that the... more...

  • Algorithmic Foundation of Multi-Scale Spatial Representationby Zhilin Li

    CRC Press 2006; US$ 154.95

    With the widespread use of GIS, multi-scale representation has become an important issue in the realm of spatial data handling. However, no book to date has systematically tackled the different aspects of this discipline. Emphasizing map generalization, Algorithmic Foundation of Multi-Scale Spatial Representation addresses the mathematical basis of... more...

  • Cybercartographyby D.R.F. Taylor; Tracey Lauriault

    Elsevier Science 2006; US$ 240.00

    For generations, the map has been central to how societies function all over the world. Cybercartography is a new paradigm for maps and mapping in the information era. Defined as ?the organization, presentation, analysis and communication of spatially referenced information on a wide variety of topics of interest to society, cybercartography is presented... more...

  • Generalisation of Geographic Informationby William A. Mackaness; Anne Ruas; L. Tiina Sarjakoski

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 215.00

    Theoretical and Applied Solutions in Multi Scale Mapping Users have come to expect instant access to up-to-date geographical information, with global coverage--presented at widely varying levels of detail, as digital and paper products; customisable data that can readily combined with other geographic information. These requirements present an immense... more...

  • Medium-Range Weather Predictionby Austin Woods

    Springer New York 2006; Not Available

    About 450 million people live in the 18 States that set up the European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts. Thirty years ago, they est- lished an independent institution with a clearly defined objective. It was not to be a university-type institute for research, neither was it to be an ope- tional weather forecast office. It would combine the... more...

  • Remote Sensing of Coastal Aquatic Environmentsby Richard L. Miller; Carlos E. Del Castillo; Brent A. McKee

    Springer Netherlands 2007; Not Available

    This book provides extensive insight on remote sensing of coastal waters from aircraft and space-based platforms. The primary focus of the book is optical remote sensing using passive instruments, to measure and analyze the coastal aquatic environment. The authors have gathered information from a variety of sources, to help non-specialists grasp new... more...

  • The Cassini-Huygens Missionby Christopher T. Russell

    Springer Netherlands 2005; Not Available

    Third and last volume of this compendium on the Cassini-Huygens mission Describes the remote sensing investigations on the Cassini orbiter: radio science, radar, visible and near infrared spectroscopy, far infrared spectroscopy, ultraviolet spectroscopy and visible imagery more...

  • Self-Made Mapby Tom Conley

    University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 42.00

    In this wide-ranging and fascinating work, Tom Conley demonstrates that "a new cartographic impulse" during the French Renaissance gave rise to a new sense of self, one defined in part by the relationship of self and space. more...

  • Maps and the Internetby M.P. Peterson

    Elsevier Science 2003; US$ 180.00

    This book examines a new trend affecting cartography and geographic information science. Presenting the work of over 30 authors from 16 different countries, the book provides an overview of current research in the new area of Internet Cartography. Chapters deal with the growth of this form of map distribution, uses in education, privacy issues, and... more...

  • Map-based Mobile Servicesby Liqiu Meng; Alexander Zipf; Tumasch Reichenbacher

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 239.00

    The development of wireless telecommunication and ubiquitous computing te- nologies has led to a growing mobile population and dramatically changed p- terns of working and everyday life. A smooth and safe mobility is only possible when the mobile person is well-informed of the happenings in his ambient en- ronments. Location-sensitive maps have proved... more...