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  • 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...

  • European Perceptions of Terra Australisby Anne Scott; Alfred Hiatt; Claire McIlroy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95

    Terra Australis, the southern land, was one of the most widespread concepts in European geography from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, although the notion of a land mass in the Southern seas had been prevalent since classical Antiquity. Through interdisciplinary contributions, ranging across history, the visual arts, literature and popular... more...

  • Geographical Designby Stephen Hirtle

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2011; US$ 35.00

    With GIS technologies ranging from Google Maps and Google Earth to the use of smart phones and in-car navigation systems, spatial knowledge is often acquired and communicated through geographic information technologies. This monograph describes the interplay between spatial cognition research and use of spatial interfaces. It begins by reviewing what... more...

  • OpenStreetMapby Jonathan Bennett

    Packt Publishing 2010; US$ 23.99

    Be your own cartographer more...

  • Map Scripting 101by DuVander Adam

    No Starch Press 2010; US$ 27.95

    Web services like Mapquest and Google Maps have transformed the way we think about and use maps. But these services do more than just driving directions—they provide APIs that web developers can use to build customized map applications. In Map Scripting 101 , author Adam DuVander uses a project-based approach to teach you how to create useful... more...

  • Scotland: Mapping the Nationby Chris Fleet; Margaret Wilkes; Charles W.J. Withers

    Birlinn 2013; US$ 15.21

    Whilst documents and other written material are obvious resources that help shape our view of the past, maps too can say much about a nation's history. This is the first book to take maps seriously as a form of history, from the earliest representations of Scotland by Ptolemy in the second century AD to the most recent form of Scotland's mapping and... more...

  • Atmospheric Effects in Space Geodesyby Johannes Böhm; Harald Schuh

    Springer 2013; US$ 89.99

    Various effects of the atmosphere have to be considered in space geodesy and all of them are described and treated consistently in this textbook. Two chapters are concerned with ionospheric and tropospheric path delays of microwave and optical signals used by space geodetic techniques, such as the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Very Long... more...

  • Environmental Geoinformaticsby Joseph L. Awange; John B. Kyalo Kiema

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    There is no doubt that today, perhaps more than ever before, humanity faces a myriad of complex and demanding challenges. These include natural resource depletion and environmental degradation, food and water insecurity, energy shortages, diminishing biodiversity, increasing losses from natural disasters, and climate change with its associated potentially... more...

  • Thermal Infrared Remote Sensingby Claudia Kuenzer; Stefan Dech

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the field of thermal infrared remote sensing. Temperature is one of the most important physical environmental variables monitored by earth observing remote sensing systems. Temperature ranges define the boundaries of habitats on our planet. Thermal hazards endanger our resources... more...