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- Chicago Review Press 2011; US$ 15.99
Maps have been a part of human culture since the days of scratching on cave walls, and this richly illustrated history chronicles the road from simple diagrams used to avoid danger to the complex, navigational charts used today. Displaying an array of historic atlases and a variety of cartography styles, this book allows young readers to test their... more...
- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
A shark is a type of fish that has about 350 different species in the world. Sharks are made up of cartilage and are always growing new teeth. Sometimes the teeth grow in rows of 5. Sharks are known to be dangerous creatures, but they do not kill as many people as one would think. Some different sharks are whale sharks, great white sharks, hammerhead... more...
- Shell Education 2008; US$ 8.99
Maps show us where things are in the world with abstract pictures of what is in view. Many maps have grid coordinates that make it easier to locate where something is. A vertical grid line is known as longitude and a horizontal line is known as latitude. Symbols and keys are important parts of maps. A scale helps us know how far apart things are from... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 139.95
Terra Australis, the southern land, was one of the most widespread concepts in European geography from the sixteenth to the eighteenth centuries, although the notion of a land mass in the Southern seas had been prevalent since classical Antiquity. Through interdisciplinary contributions, ranging across history, the visual arts, literature and popular... more...
- No Starch Press 2010; US$ 27.95
Web services like Mapquest and Google Maps have transformed the way we think about and use maps. But these services do more than just driving directionsthey provide APIs that web developers can use to build customized map applications. In Map Scripting 101 , author Adam DuVander uses a project-based approach to teach you how to create useful... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 159.95
Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications reviews some of the latest developments in remote sensing and information extraction techniques applicable to topographic and thematic mapping. Providing an interdisciplinary perspective, leading experts from around the world have contributed chapters examining state-of-the-art... more...
- Guilford Publications 2010; US$ 45.00
This authoritative, reader-friendly text presents core principles of good map design that apply regardless of production methods or technical approach. The book addresses the crucial questions that arise at each step of making a map Who is the audience? What is the purpose of the map? Where and how will it be used? Students get the knowledge needed... more...
- Springer 2013; US$ 89.99
Various effects of the atmosphere have to be considered in space geodesy and all of them are described and treated consistently in this textbook. Two chapters are concerned with ionospheric and tropospheric path delays of microwave and optical signals used by space geodetic techniques, such as the Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS), Very Long... more...