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  • Environmental Geoinformaticsby Joseph L. Awange; John B. Kyalo Kiema

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    There is no doubt that today, perhaps more than ever before, humanity faces a myriad of complex and demanding challenges. These include natural resource depletion and environmental degradation, food and water insecurity, energy shortages, diminishing biodiversity, increasing losses from natural disasters, and climate change with its associated potentially... more...

  • 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...

  • Physical and Information Models in Geography (Routledge Revivals)by Richard J. Chorley; Peter Haggett

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 46.95

    First published in 1967, this book explores the theme of geographical generalization, or model building. It is composed of eight of the chapters from the original Models in Geography , published in 1967. The first chapter broadly outlines geographical generalization and examines the nature and function of generalized statements, ranging from conceptual... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Learning and Teaching with Mapsby Patrick Wiegand

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 50.95

    A comprehensive and authoritative account of how primary school children and teachers can use maps to enhance learning and deepen understanding of this essential skill. It includes all aspects of map use, such as reading and interpreting maps and using maps to find the way, covering maps of all scales, including globes and atlases. The text is extensively... more...

  • A History of Spacesby John Pickles

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 75.95

    This book provides an essential insight into the practices and ideas of maps and map-making. It draws on a wide range of social theorists, and theorists of maps and cartography, to show how maps and map-making have shaped the spaces in which we live. Going beyond the focus of traditional cartography, the book draws on examples of the use of maps from... more...