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Mathematical geography. Cartography

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  • Quantitative Remote Sensing in Thermal Infraredby Huajun Tang; Zhao-Liang Li

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book provides a comprehensive and advanced overview of the basic theory of thermal remote sensing and its application in hydrology, agriculture, and forestry. Specifically, the book highlights the main theory, assumptions, advantages, drawbacks, and perspectives of these methods for the retrieval and validation of surface temperature/emissivity... more...

  • Geographical Information Systems and Computer Cartographyby Chris B. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    A concise text presenting the fundamental concepts in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), emphasising an understanding of techniques in management, analysis and graphic display of spatial information. Divided into five parts - the first part reviews the development and application of GIS, followed by a summary of the characteristics and representation... 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...

  • Advances in Mobile Mapping Technologyby C. Vincent Tao; Jonathan Li

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 129.95

    The growing market penetration of Internet mapping, satellite imaging and personal navigation has opened up great research and business opportunities to geospatial communities. Multi-platform and multi-sensor integrated mapping technology has clearly established a trend towards fast geospatial data acquisition. Sensors can be mounted on various platforms,... 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...

  • Koreaby John Rennie Short

    University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 36.00

    The first general history of Korea as seen through maps, Korea: A Cartographic History provides a beautifully illustrated introduction to how Korea was and is represented cartographically. John Rennie Short, one of today’s most prolific and well-respected geographers, encapsulates six hundred years of maps made by Koreans and non-Koreans... more...

  • Rhumb Lines and Map Warsby Mark Monmonier

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 25.00

    In Rhumb Lines and Map Wars , Mark Monmonier offers an insightful, richly illustrated account of the controversies surrounding Flemish cartographer Gerard Mercator's legacy. He takes us back to 1569, when Mercator announced a clever method of portraying the earth on a flat surface, creating the first projection to take into account the earth's roundness.... more...

  • The Handbook of Geographic Information Scienceby John P. Wilson; A. Stewart Fotheringham

    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...

  • Mapping Latin Americaby Jordana Dym; Karl Offen

    University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 31.00

    For many, a map is nothing more than a tool used to determine the location or distribution of something—a country, a city, or a natural resource. But maps reveal much more: to really read a map means to examine what it shows and what it doesn’t, and to ask who made it, why, and for whom. The contributors to this new volume ask these... more...

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

    SAGE Publications 2011; US$ 44.95

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