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- WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 25.51
Rezension "Alle Kapitel sind sehr übersichtlich strukturiert und ermöglichen dem Leser einen leicht verständlichen Zugang zum weiten Themenkomplex der Kartographie... ...Zusammenfassend kann dieses Buch jenen Geowissenschaftlern und Interessierten empfohlen werden, die einen kompakten aber umfassenden Einstieg in die Verarbeitung raumbezogener... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 94.95
This sourcebook comprises a series of short papers on topical issues and applications of GIS, as well as directories listing useful information on geographic information in the UK. A wide range of expertise drawn from the GI community in the UK, including the Automobile Association, the Ordnance Survey, local authorities, software vendors and consultants,... 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...
- University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 48.00
Finding one’s way with a map is a relatively recent phenomenon. In premodern times, maps were used, if at all, mainly for planning journeys in advance, not for guiding travelers on the road. With the exception of navigational sea charts, the use of maps by travelers only became common in the modern era; indeed, in the last two hundred years,... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer 2014; US$ 179.00
The African Seas include marginal basins of two major oceans, the Atlantic and the Indian, a miniature ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and an infant ocean, the Red Sea. Understanding the wide spectrum of environmental features and processes of such a varied collection of marine and coastal regions requires that in situ observation systems be integrated... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
While a culture may have a dominant way of "mapping," its geography is always plural, and there is always competition among conceptions of space. Beginning with this understanding, this book traces the map's early development into an emblem of the state, and charts the social and cultural implications of this phenomenon. This book chronicles the specific... more...