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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...

  • In the Land of White Deathby Valerian Albanov

    Random House Publishing Group 2001; US$ 17.00

    In 1912, six months after Robert Falcon Scott and four of his men came to grief in Antarctica, a thirty-two-year-old Russian navigator named Valerian Albanov embarked on an expedition that would prove even more disastrous. In search of new Arctic hunting grounds, Albanov's ship, the Saint Anna, was frozen fast in the pack ice of the treacherous Kara... 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...

  • 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...

  • Sites of Violenceby Wenona Giles; Jennifer Hyndman

    University of California Press 2004; US$ 34.95

    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...

  • Geographic Information Systems and Scienceby Paul A. Longley; Michael F. Goodchild; David J. Maguire; David W. Rhind

    Wiley 2005; US$ 145.00

    The first edition of Geographic Information Systems and Science has taken the GIS textbook market by storm, selling over 22,000 copies since publication. It is the most current, authoritative and comprehensive treatment of the field, that goes from fundamental principles to the big picture. GISS 2e builds on the success of the first edition:... more...

  • Astropolitikby Everett C. Dolman

    Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 57.95

    This volume identifies and evaluates the relationship between outer-space geography and geographic position (astrogeography), and the evolution of current and future military space strategy. In doing so, it explores five primary propositions. 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...