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  • Geländemodellierungby Peter Petschek; Peter Walker

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 49.00

    This book explains the basic principles of terrain modeling, such as contour lines, landforms, and earth mass determination, and introduces the topics of slope stabilization, rainwater management, and terrain modeling for streets and parking spaces. The second edition also includes digital technologies such as landscapingSMART, DGM, and 3D machine... 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...

  • Karten!by Simon Garfield

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 27.04

    Es war einmal, da drehte sich alles um die Erde ? so dachten die Menschen, bis die Astronomen sie eines Besseren belehrten. Jerusalem stand damals im Zentrum jeder Karte, oder Youzhou, wenn wir in China gelebt hätten. Und heute stehen wir im Zentrum unserer eigenen Welt. Auf unseren Navigationsgeräten planen wir nicht etwa eine Route von A nach B:... 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...

  • Typhoon Impact and Crisis Managementby Dan Ling Tang; Guangjun Sui; Gad Lavy; Dmitry Pozdnyakov; Y. Tony Song; Adam D. Switzer

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Major natural hazards have sparked growing public concern worldwide. This book provides new information on Typhoon Impact and Crisis Management using satellite remote sensing technology, linking the natural sciences and social sciences in typhoon studies. It examines remote sensing observations of typhoons (hurricanes), typhoon impacts on the environment,... more...

  • Spatial Inequalitiesby John R. Weeks; Allan G. Hill; Justin Stoler

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    This book provides a fresh analysis of the demography, health and well-being of a major African city.  It brings a range of disciplinary approaches to bear on the pressing topics of urban poverty, urban health inequalities and urban growth.  The approach is primarily spatial and includes the integration of environmental information from satellites... 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...

  • Developments in the Theory and Practice of Cybercartographyby D.R.F. Taylor; Tracey Lauriault

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 139.95

    Cybercartography is a new paradigm for maps and mapping in the information era. Defined as "the organization, presentation, analysis and communication of spatially referenced information on a wide variety of topics of interest to society," cybercartography is presented in an interactive, dynamic, multisensory format with the use of multimedia and... more...

  • Mapping Spatial Relations, Their Perceptions and Dynamicsby Susanne Rau; Ekkehard Schönherr

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    This book is the product of an eponymous workshop, which took place in Erfurt in May, 2012, and which has since then been supplemented with four further contributions. The topics focus on the potential mapping of perceived urban space and spatial hierarchies as a consequence of social usage (undertaken by a variety of active participants) together... 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...