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Philosophy. Relation to other topics. Methodology

  • Scale in Spatial Information and Analysisby Jingxiong Zhang; Peter Atkinson; Michael Goodchild

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for the scale of measurement explicitly. Scale in Spatial... more...

  • Political Geographyby Mark Blacksell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Themes in Geographic Thought (Routledge Revivals)by Milton E. Harvey; Brian P. Holly

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    Themes in Geographic Thought , first published in 1981, explores in breadth and depth the interrelationships among the history of Geography, geographic thought, and methodology, specifically focusing on the interactions between geographical research and various contemporary philosophical schools: positivism, pragmatism, functionalism, phenomenology,... more...

  • Remote Sensing Imageryby Florence Tupin; Jordi Inglada; Jean-Marie Nicolas

    Wiley 2014; US$ 155.00

    Dedicated to remote sensing images, from their acquisition to their use in various applications, this book covers the global lifecycle of images, including sensors and acquisition systems, applications such as movement monitoring or data assimilation, and image and data processing. It is organized in three main parts. The first part presents technological... more...

  • Building Web and Mobile ArcGIS Server Applications with JavaScriptby Eric Pimpler

    Packt Publishing 2014; US$ 26.99

    An easy to follow tutorial, this book uses a step-by-step approach with exercises designed to give you hands-on experience with this technology. If you are a web or mobile application developer, who wants to create GIS applications in your respective platform, this book is ideal for you. You will need Java Script programming experience to get the most... more...

  • The Changing Nature of Geographyby Roger Minshull

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 100.00

    This book is an introduction to the nature of geography. There are detailed sections on content, methods and purposes and an attempt is made to distinguish progress from those changes which are merely fashion and those which result in genuine progress. One of these, resulting partly from the adoption of quantitative techniques, is the improvement... more...

  • david harvey's geographyby John L. Paterson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 115.00

    The emphasis of this book is to explore two major philosophical influences in contemporary human geography, namely logical positivism and Marxism, and to explore the relationships between philosophy, methodology and geographical research. Rather than being a biography of David Harvey, the book contributes to the understanding of one of the most innovative... more...

  • Big Databy Hassan A. Karimi

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 129.95

    Big data has always been a major challenge in geoinformatics as geospatial data come in various types and formats, new geospatial data are acquired very fast, and geospatial databases are inherently very large. And while there have been advances in hardware and software for handling big data, they often fall short of handling geospatial big data efficiently... more...

  • Scale Issues in Remote Sensingby Qihao Weng

    Wiley 2014; US$ 135.00

    This book provides up-to-date developments, methods, and techniques in the field of GIS and remote sensing and features articles from internationally renowned authorities on three interrelated perspectives of scaling issues: scale in land surface properties, land surface patterns, and land surface processes. The book is ideal as a professional reference... more...

  • The Future of Geographyby Ron Johnston

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 130.00

    The chapters in this book address fundamental questions of the nature and purpose of geography, scrutinising its contents, philosophy and methodology. Aimed at undergraduates its purpose is to broaden the debate about what geography had become during the 1980s and what shape it might take in the future. more...