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- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95
This book provides an essential insight into the practices and ideas of maps and map-making. It draws on a wide range of social theorists, and theorists of maps and cartography, to show how maps and map-making have shaped the spaces in which we live. Going beyond the focus of traditional cartography, the book draws on examples of the use of maps from... more...
- 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 directionsthey 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...
- Guilford Publications 2010; US$ 47.00
This authoritative, reader-friendly text presents core principles of good map design that apply regardless of production methods or technical approach. The book addresses the crucial questions that arise at each step of making a map: Who is the audience? What is the purpose of the map? Where and how will it be used? Students get the knowledge needed... more...
- Springer US 2012; US$ 148.00
Co-Editors: Abbreviated Profiles. Acknowledgements: list of Reviewers. Contributors List. 1. Challenges for GIScience: Assessment of Policy Relevant Human-Environment Interactions; K.A. Crews-Meyer. 2. Continuous and Discrete: Where They Have Met in Nang Rong, Thailand; R.R. Rindfuss, et al. 3. Land Use Strategies in the Mara Ecosystem: A Spatial... more...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 179.00
Assembling a wealth of multi-disciplinary techniques for addressing environmental problems such as pollution and climate change, this volume features simplified presentation aimed at non-experts, demonstrating geoinformatics potency as a research toolkit. more...
- Profile Books 2013; US$ 11.98
In 1659, a vast and unusual map of China arrived in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. It was bequeathed by John Selden, a London business lawyer, political activist, former convict, MP and the city's first Orientalist scholar. Largely ignored, it remained in the bowels of the library, until called up by an inquisitive reader. When Timothy Brook saw it... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 229.00
These selected papers from the XXVIth Conference of the International Cartographic Association span the entire discipline, from questions of appropriate sources of geographic data to issues arising in the design and interactivity of cartographic products. more...