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- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 419.00
Presents a discussion of the applications of satellite remote sensing and advanced ground-based remote sensing as related to polar science and operations. This book discusses the various passive and active remote sensor types before concentrating on specific geophysical applications. It contains significant information on Earth's polar regions. more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 125.95
This Handbook is an essential reference and a guide to the rapidly expanding field of Geographic Information Science. Designed for students and researchers who want an in-depth treatment of the subject, including background information Comprises around 40 substantial essays, each written by a recognized expert in a particular area Covers the... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 129.00
Including material relating to GRASS6, this third edition contains sections covering database management working with attributes and SQL, reflecting the substantial extension of GRASS capabilities for managing attributes stored in various database systems. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 139.00
The technologies of mobile communications and ubiquitous computing pervade our society, and wireless networks sense the movement of people and vehicles, generating large volumes of mobility data. This is a scenario of great opportunities and risks: on one side, mining this data can produce useful knowledge, supporting sustainable mobility and intelligent... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 119.00
Written at a practical level, suited to the business audience, this exceptional book explores the business environment of making GIS successful. It applies academic rigor to practical and commercial implementation issues and offers viewpoints from all parties involved in GIS implementation. Achieving Business Success with GIS provides tangible... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2007; US$ 9.99
This Very Short Introduction examines the phenomenon of international human migration - both legal and illegal. Taking a global look at politics, economics, and globalization, the author presents the human side of topics such as asylum and refugees, human trafficking, migrant smuggling, development, and the international labour force. - ;Why has international... more...
- Oxford University Press, UK 2008; US$ 9.99
Modern Geography has come a long way from its roots in simply mapping and naming the regions of the world. Spanning both physical and human Geography, the discipline today is unique as a subject bridging the divide between the sciences and humanities, and between the environment and our society. This Very Short Introduction reveals why. - ;Modern Geography... more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 269.00
This unique book focuses on comparing several types of 3D models. Due to the rapid developments in sensor techniques a vast amount of 3D data is available. Effective algorithms for (semi) automatic object reconstruction are required. Integration of existing 2D objects with height data is a non-trivial process and needs further research. The resulting... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2007; US$ 44.95
The first to engage Foucaults geographies in detail from a wide range of perspectives, this book is framed around his discussions with the journal Hérodote in the mid 1970s. The contributors (including a number of key figures such as David Harvey, Chris Philo, Sara Mills, Nigel Thrift, John Agnew, Thomas Flynn and Matthew Hannah) discuss... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2008; US$ 119.95
This volume is possibly the first ever book to address the geographical and scholarly aspects of Genealogy. It highlights tools and information sources used by geographers and their application to family history research. Furthermore, it examines family history as a socio-cultural practice, including the activities of tourism, archival research and... more...