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Mathematical geography. Cartography

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  • Digital Terrain Modellingby Robert J. Peckham; Jordan Gyozo

    Springer 2007; US$ 269.00

    Looks at the development and application of digital terrain modelling for regional planning and policy support. This book is a compilation of research results by international research groups at the European Commission's Joint Research Centre providing scientific support to the development and implementation of EU environmental policy. more...

  • Advances in Digital Terrain Analysisby Qiming Zhou; Brian Lees; Guo-An Tang

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Terrain analysis has been an active study field for years and attracted research studies from geographers, surveyors, engineers and computer scientists. With the rapid growth of Geographical Information System (GIS) technology, particularly the establishment of high resolution Digital Elevation Models (DEM) at national level, the challenge is now focused... more...

  • Rethinking Mapsby Martin Dodge; Rob Kitchin; Chris Perkins

    Taylor and Francis 2011; US$ 59.95

    Maps are changing. They have become important and fashionable once more. Rethinking Maps brings together leading researchers to explore how maps are being rethought, made and used, and what these changes mean for working cartographers, applied mapping research, and cartographic scholarship. It offers a contemporary assessment of the diverse forms... more...

  • Geographical Population Analysisby Brian A. Maurer

    Wiley 2009; US$ 132.95

    Conservation biology -- using concepts from traditional resource management and modern population biology to preserve biological diversity -- has emerged as one of the most important areas of ecology In order to really understand the problems of decreasing diversity and the solutions to maintaining it, the attention of ecologists must be focused on... more...

  • Maps and Politicsby Jeremy Black

    Reaktion Books 2000; US$ 22.50

    ?We all rely on the apparent accuracy and objectivity of maps, but often do not see the very process of mapping as political. Are the power and purpose of maps inherently political? Maps and Politics addresses this important question and seeks to emphasize that the apparent ?objectivity? of the map-­making and map-using process cannot be divorced... more...

  • The SAGE Handbook of Economic Geographyby Andrew Leyshon; Roger Lee; Linda McDowell; Peter Sunley

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 88.00

    A broad and comprehensive Handbook, edited by leading figures in the field of economic geography. more...

  • Mercatorby Nicholas Crane

    Orion 2010; US$ 17.45

    A biography of the genius who mapped the world and for ever changed the face of the planet - by a bestselling author. Gerard Mercator (1512-1594) was born at the dawn of the Age of Discovery, when the world was beginning to be discovered and carved up by navigators, geographers and cartographers. Mercator was the greatest and most ingenious... more...

  • Charting the Worldby Richard Panchyk

    Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 15.99

    Maps have been a part of human culture since the days of scratching on cave walls, and this richly illustrated history chronicles the road from simple diagrams used to avoid danger to the complex, navigational charts used today. Displaying an array of historic atlases and a variety of cartography styles, this book allows young readers to test their... more...

  • Journeysby Moira Anderson

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99

    A shark is a type of fish that has about 350 different species in the world. Sharks are made up of cartilage and are always growing new teeth. Sometimes the teeth grow in rows of 5. Sharks are known to be dangerous creatures, but they do not kill as many people as one would think. Some different sharks are whale sharks, great white sharks, hammerhead... more...

  • Looking at Mapsby Moira Anderson

    Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99

    Maps show us where things are in the world with abstract pictures of what is in view. Many maps have grid coordinates that make it easier to locate where something is. A vertical grid line is known as longitude and a horizontal line is known as latitude. Symbols and keys are important parts of maps. A scale helps us know how far apart things are from... more...