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  • Thermal Infrared Remote Sensingby Claudia Kuenzer; Stefan Dech

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book provides a comprehensive overview of the state of the art in the field of thermal infrared remote sensing. Temperature is one of the most important physical environmental variables monitored by earth observing remote sensing systems. Temperature ranges define the boundaries of habitats on our planet. Thermal hazards endanger our resources... more...

  • Paradigms in Cartographyby Pablo Iván Azócar Fernández; Manfred Buchroithner

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    In this book the main trends, concepts and directions in cartography and mapping in modernism and post-modernism are reviewed. Philosophical and epistemological issues are analysed in cartography from positivist-empiricist, neo-positivist and post-structuralist stances. In general, in cartography technological aspects have been considered as well as... more...

  • Cartographyby Menno-Jan Kraak; Ferjan Ormeling

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 77.95

    This revised and updated edition integrates the latest in modern technology with traditional cartographic principles. While providing a solid conceptual foundation in cartographic methodology, the text also introduces the very latest advances that have greatly influenced cartographic techniques. The new edition reflects the increasing importance of... more...

  • Quantitative Remote Sensing in Thermal Infraredby Huajun Tang; Zhao-Liang Li

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    This book provides a comprehensive and advanced overview of the basic theory of thermal remote sensing and its application in hydrology, agriculture, and forestry. Specifically, the book highlights the main theory, assumptions, advantages, drawbacks, and perspectives of these methods for the retrieval and validation of surface temperature/emissivity... more...

  • Mapping the Renaissance Worldby Frank Lestringant; Stephen Greenblatt

    Wiley 2014; US$ 69.95

    This book focuses on the work of the great sixteenth-century traveller and map-maker Andre Thevat and explores the interrelations between representation and power in the age of discovery. more...

  • Geographical Information Systems and Computer Cartographyby Chris B. Jones

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 101.95

    A concise text presenting the fundamental concepts in Geographical Information Systems (GIS), emphasising an understanding of techniques in management, analysis and graphic display of spatial information. Divided into five parts - the first part reviews the development and application of GIS, followed by a summary of the characteristics and representation... more...

  • Understanding Mapsby J. S. Keates

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 90.95

    Addresses the fundamental principles of visual perception and map symbolism and critically examines the assumptions behind the theories of psychophysical testing and cartographic communication. This revised and expanded edition includes new sections on the relationship between cartography and art, and the distinction between knowledge and skill. more...

  • Elements of Spatial Data Qualityby S.C. Guptill; J.L. Morrison

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95

    Elements of Spatial Data Quality outlines the need and suggests potential categories for the content of a comprehensive statement of data quality that must be imbedded in the metadata that accompanies the transfer of a digital spatial data file or is available in a separate metadata catalog. Members of the International Cartographic Association's... more...

  • GIS Cartographyby Gretchen N. Peterson

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 104.95

    Maps, either printed or digital, can create effective communication with bosses, clients, other scientists, and the public. However, entry level GISers often find that map design was given short shrift in their pre-professional life. It is time for the GIS field, which is maturing in other ways, to improve its skills in this area. Based on the author?s... more...

  • European Perceptions of Terra Australisby Anne Scott; Alfred Hiatt; Claire McIlroy

    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...