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  • Remote Sensing and GIS Accuracy Assessmentby Ross S. Lunetta; John G. Lyon

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 220.00

    The development of robust accuracy assessment methods for the validation of spatial data represents a difficult challenge for the geospatial science community. Obstacles to robust assessments include continuous data characteristics and positional errors, demanding ongoing development by GIS and remote sensing experts. Based upon a special symposium... more...

  • Political Geographyby Mark Blacksell

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 55.95

    In 1904 Sir Halford Mackinder published his seminal paper The Geographical Pivot of History demonstrating the central position of political geography in the study of geography as a whole; a century later and political geography is still at the heart of human geography. Yet over time political geography has experienced many significant ups and... more...

  • Unifying Geographyby David T. Herbert; John A. Matthews

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 69.95

    It can be argued that the differences in content and approach between physical and human geography, and also within its sub-disciplines, are often overemphasised. The result is that geography is often seen as a diverse and dynamic subject, but also as a disorganised and fragmenting one, without a focus. Unifying Geography focuses on the plural and... 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...

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

    Wiley 2004; US$ 219.95 US$ 197.95

    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...

  • Signal Theory Methods in Multispectral Remote Sensingby David A Landgrebe

    Wiley 2005; US$ 235.95 US$ 212.36

    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...

  • 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$ 188.06

    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...