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  • Online GIS and Spatial Metadataby Terry Bossomaier; Brian A. Hope; David R. Green

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 121.95

    The World Wide Web presents many new, exciting prospects for geographic information systems, but also numerous technical, practical and organizational challenges. Users no longer require specialized and expensive hardware, software and data, and they can access a GIS readily from almost anywhere, using off-the-shelf browser software. An online GIS... more...

  • Developing Spatial Data Infrastructuresby Ian P. Williamson; Abbas Rajabifard; Mary-Ellen F. Feeney

    CRC Press 2004; US$ 172.95

    Expert perspectives on SDI theory and practice The spatial data infrastructure (SDI) concept continues to evolve and become an increasingly important element of the infrastructure that supports economic development, environmental management, and social stability. Because of its dynamic and complex nature, however, it remains a fuzzy concept to many,... more...

  • Introductory Readings In Geographic Information Systemsby D J Peuquet; D F Marble

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 74.95

    Even though Geographic Information Systems GIS have been available for over 20 years, they have only recently become accessible to geographers and others as a useful tool in spacial analysis. This is a sampling of basic principles of GIS, as well as more...

  • GIS Basicsby Stephen Wise

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 62.95

    Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are computer systems for storing, displaying and analyzing spatial data. The past twenty years have seen a rapid growth in their use in government, commerce and academia, and they can be used for managing a network of utilities, from handling census data through to planning the location of a new supermarket. But... more...

  • Spatial Data Qualityby Wenzhong Shi; Peter Fisher; Michael F. Goodchild

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 167.95

    As research in the geosciences and social sciences becomes increasingly dependent on computers, applications such as geographical information systems are becoming indispensable tools. But the digital representations of phenomena that these systems require are often of poor quality, leading to inaccurate results, uncertainty, error propagation, and... more...

  • Geographic Information Systemsby David Martin

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 75.95

    This second edition of Geographic Information Systems builds on the strengths of the first, and incorporates important recent advances in GIS development and major new socioeconomic datasets including new census data. Martin presents an accessible introduction to the history, principles and techniques of GIS, with a unique focus on socioeconomic applications.... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Spatial Statistics for Remote Sensingby A. Stein; Freek D. van der Meer; Ben Gorte

    Springer Netherlands 2006; US$ 209.00

    This book is a collection of papers on spatial statistics for remote sensing. The book emerges from a study day that was organized in 1996 at the International Institute for Aerospace Survey and Earth Sciences, ITC, in Enschede, The Netherlands. It was by several means a memorable event. The beautiful new building, according to a design by the famous... more...