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  • Policy Issues in Modern Cartographyby D.R.F. Taylor

    Elsevier Science 1998; US$ 190.00

    Policy Issues in Modern Cartography contains the views of national mapping agencies, legal scholars, the library community, the private sector and academia on these and many other important issues. The book begins with perspectives from national mapping agencies in Britain, Canada and the United States followed by a survey of the situation in Asia.... more...

  • Beginning MapServerby Bil Kropla

    Springer 2005; US$ 31.49

    A comprehensive introduction to MapServer, an Open Source geographic information systems (GIS) development platform used for integrating mapping technology into Internet applications. more...

  • Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Databy Russell G. Congalton; Kass Green

    Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 125.95

    Accuracy assessment of maps derived from remotely sensed data has continued to grow since the first edition of this groundbreaking book. As a result, the much-anticipated new edition is significantly expanded and enhanced to reflect growth in the field. The new edition features three new chapters, including: Fuzzy accuracy assessment ... more...

  • Coast Linesby Mark Monmonier

    University of Chicago Press 2008; US$ 18.00

    In the next century, sea levels are predicted to rise at unprecedented rates, causing flooding around the world, from the islands of Malaysia and the canals of Venice to the coasts of Florida and California. These rising water levels pose serious challenges to all aspects of coastal existence—chiefly economic, residential, and environmental—as... more...

  • No Dig, No Fly, No Goby Mark Monmonier

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 18.00

    Some maps help us find our way; others restrict where we go and what we do. These maps control behavior, regulating activities from flying to fishing, prohibiting students from one part of town from being schooled on the other, and banishing certain individuals and industries to the periphery. This restrictive cartography has boomed in recent decades... more...

  • Basic GIS Coordinates, Second Editionby Jan Van Sickle

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 104.95

    Coordinates are the foundation of GIS, cartography, and surveying, to name just a few fields. Computers have an astounding capacity for repetition and they possess a superior ability to handle the mathematics behind coordinate manipulation?but they are very bad at interpreting coordinates and coordinate systems. Basic GIS Coordinates, Second Edition... more...

  • Cartographies of Travel and Navigationby James R. Akerman

    University of Chicago Press 2010; US$ 48.00

    Finding one’s way with a map is a relatively recent phenomenon. In premodern times, maps were used, if at all, mainly for planning journeys in advance, not for guiding travelers on the road. With the exception of navigational sea charts, the use of maps by travelers only became common in the modern era; indeed, in the last two hundred years,... more...

  • Mapheadby Ken Jennings

    Scribner 2011; US$ 16.00

    It comes as no surprise that, as a kid, Jeopardy! legend Ken Jennings slept with a bulky Hammond world atlas by his pillow every night. Maphead recounts his lifelong love affair with geography and explores why maps have always been so fascinating to him and to fellow enthusiasts everywhere. Jennings takes readers on a world tour of geogeeks from... more...

  • The Map Readerby Martin Dodge; Rob Kitchin; Chris Perkins

    Wiley 2011; US$ 133.95

    WINNER OF THE CANTEMIR PRIZE 2012 awarded by the Berendel Foundation The Map Reader brings together, for the first time, classic and hard-to-find articles on mapping. This book provides a wide-ranging and coherent edited compendium of key scholarly writing about the changing nature of cartography over the last half century. The editorial... more...

  • Remote Sensing from Air and Spaceby R.C. Olsen

    SPIE 2006; US$ 75.00

    This book will guide you in the use of remote sensing for military and intelligence gathering applications. It is a must read for students working on systems acquisition or for anyone interested in the products derived from remote sensing systems. R. C. Olsen of the Naval Postgraduate School offers an eclectic description of the technologies and underlying... more...