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Mathematical geography. Cartography

  • Typhoon Impact and Crisis Managementby Dan Ling Tang; Guangjun Sui; Gad Lavy; Dmitry Pozdnyakov; Y. Tony Song; Adam D. Switzer

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Major natural hazards have sparked growing public concern worldwide. This book provides new information on Typhoon Impact and Crisis Management using satellite remote sensing technology, linking the natural sciences and social sciences in typhoon studies. It examines remote sensing observations of typhoons (hurricanes), typhoon impacts on the environment,... more...

  • Spatial Inequalitiesby John R. Weeks; Allan G. Hill; Justin Stoler

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book provides a fresh analysis of the demography, health and well-being of a major African city.  It brings a range of disciplinary approaches to bear on the pressing topics of urban poverty, urban health inequalities and urban growth.  The approach is primarily spatial and includes the integration of environmental information from satellites... more...

  • 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...

  • Developments in the Theory and Practice of Cybercartographyby D.R.F. Taylor; Tracey Lauriault

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 139.95

    Cybercartography is a new paradigm for maps and mapping in the information era. Defined as "the organization, presentation, analysis and communication of spatially referenced information on a wide variety of topics of interest to society," cybercartography is presented in an interactive, dynamic, multisensory format with the use of multimedia and... more...

  • Cartographyby Menno-Jan Kraak; Ferjan Ormeling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    The new edition of this best-selling textbook features new chapters on atlases and geovisualization, integrating the latest developments in cartography.  The book reflects on the increasing importance of cartography as the basis for geographical analysis.  Theory is brought to life through highly effective explanatory diagrams and a range of real... more...

  • Physical and Information Models in Geographyby Richard J. Chorley; Peter Haggett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 120.00

    First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building, examining the nature and function of generalized statements, ranging from conceptual models to scale models, in a geographical context. It focuses on the scientific framework of model theory and discusses models of physical systems and information... more...

  • South West England's Best Viewsby Simon Jenkins

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 5.31

    England's views are remarkable for their beauty and variety. In this illustrated, first-of-its-kind guide, bestselling author Simon Jenkins picks the very best views from South West England, including Dartmouth, Dartmoor's Haytor, Plymouth Hoe, Tintagel, Bath (Royal Crescent and Prior Park), Bristol's Clifton Suspension Bridge, Chesil Beach, Exmoor,... more...

  • Mr Selden's Map of Chinaby Timothy Brook

    House of Anansi Press 2013; US$ 24.95

    A fascinating work of history, biography, cartography, and literary mystery, Mr Selden?s Map of China unlocks the secrets behind a recently discovered map of China like no other of its time. 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,... more...

  • Mr Selden's Map of Chinaby Timothy Brook

    Profile Books 2013; US$ 25.31

    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...

  • Cartography from Pole to Poleby Manfred Buchroithner; Nikolas Prechtel; Dirk Burghardt

    Springer 2013; US$ 229.00

    This volume comprehends a selection of papers presented during the 26th International Cartographic Conference held in Dresden from the 26th to the 30th of August 2013. It covers many fields of relevant Mapping and GIS research subjects, such as cartographic applications, cartographic tools, generalisation and update Propagation, higher dimensional... more...