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  • Expert Systems and Geographic Information Systems for Impact Assessmentby Agustin Rodriguez-Bachiller; John Glasson

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 68.95

    Impact Assessment is becoming part and parcel of an increasing number of development proposals in the UK and Europe. As the practice of Impact Assessment develops it becomes more standardized and good practice starts to be defined. However, the quality of Impact Assessment is still far from satisfactory. Expert Systems and GIS for Impact Assessment... more...

  • GeoSensor Networksby Anthony Stefanidis; Silvia Nittel

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 172.95

    GeoSensor Networks addresses multiple research challenges related to real-time geosensor data collection, management, analysis, and delivery. It examines these issues in a collection of papers submitted by experts in diverse research domains. Providing a cross-disciplinary forum that will foster collaboration and development, this volume has four... more...

  • Thermal Remote Sensing in Land Surface Processingby Dale A. Quattrochi; Jeffrey C. Luvall

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 172.95

    Although remote sensing is recognized as a powerful tool, less attention has been given in the past to the use of thermal, and especially thermal infrared (TIR) remote sensing. TIR data is useful for understanding the fluxes and redistribution of materials as a key aspect of land surface processes and land-atmosphere inter-relationships. This book... more...

  • Spatial Modelling of the Terrestrial Environmentby Richard E.J. Kelly; Nicholas A. Drake; Stuart L. Barr

    Wiley 2004; US$ 219.95 US$ 190.62

    Understanding and predicting the behaviour of natural and human environmental systems is crucial for the effective management of the Earth’s limited resources. Recently, great advances have been made through spatial modelling. This book provides a snapshot of the latest research in modelling technologies and methodologies within five environmental... more...

  • Foundations of Geographic Information Scienceby Matt Duckham; Michael F. Goodchild; Michael Worboys

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 132.95

    As the use of geographical information systems develops apace, a significant strand of research activity is being directed to the fundamental nature of geographic information. This volume contains a collection of essays and discussions on this theme. What is geographic information? What fundamental principles are associated with it? How can it be... more...

  • Sites of Violenceby Wenona Giles; Jennifer Hyndman

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95 US$ 27.96

    In conflict zones from Iraq and Afghanistan to Guatemala and Somalia, the rules of war are changing dramatically. Distinctions between battlefield and home, soldier and civilian, state security and domestic security are breaking down. In this especially timely book, a powerful group of international authors doing feminist research brings the highly... more...

  • Signal Theory Methods in Multispectral Remote Sensingby David A Landgrebe

    Wiley 2005; US$ 235.95 US$ 204.49

    An outgrowth of the author's extensive experience teaching senior and graduate level students, this is both a thorough introduction and a solid professional reference. * Material covered has been developed based on a 35-year research program associated with such systems as the Landsat satellite program and later satellite and aircraft programs. *... more...

  • Post-Launch Calibration of Satellite Sensorsby Stanley A. Morain; Amelia M. Budge

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 139.95

    Increasingly, in the field of earth observation imagery, there is a need for image quality to be assessable in traceable Standard International Units (SIU), and for the standardization of common mapping projections. These two needs, plus the increased usage of combinations of data and image types, provided the stimuli for the development of this important... more...

  • BodySpaceby Nancy Duncan

    Taylor and Francis 1996; US$ 75.95

    BodySpace brings together some of the best known geographers writing on gender and sexuality today. Together they explore the role of space and place in the performance of gender and sexuality. The book takes a broad perspective on feminism as a theoretical critique, and aims to ground - and destabilize - notions of citizenship, work, violence,... more...

  • Topological Data Structures for Surfacesby Sanjay Rana

    Wiley 2005; US$ 208.95 US$ 181.09

    In Geography and GIS, surfaces can be analysed and visualised through various data structures, and topological data structures describe surfaces in the form of a relationship between certain surface-specific features. Drawn from many disciplines with a strong applied aspect, this is a research-led, interdisciplinary approach to the creation, analysis... more...