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  • Kartographie und GISby

    WBG - Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft 2014; US$ 25.51

    Rezension "Alle Kapitel sind sehr übersichtlich strukturiert und ermöglichen dem Leser einen leicht verständlichen Zugang zum weiten Themenkomplex der Kartographie... ...Zusammenfassend kann dieses Buch jenen Geowissenschaftlern und Interessierten empfohlen werden, die einen kompakten aber umfassenden Einstieg in die Verarbeitung raumbezogener... more...

  • Geländemodellierungby Peter Petschek; Peter Walker

    Birkhäuser 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...

  • Web Cartographyby Jan-Menno Kraak; Allan Brown

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95

    Maps and atlases are created as soon as information on our geography has been clarified. They are used to find directions or to get insight into spatial relations. They are produced and used both on paper as well as on-screen. The Web is the new medium for spreading and using maps. This book explains the benefits of this medium from the perspective... more...

  • Karten!by Simon Garfield

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2014; US$ 25.51

    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...

  • Remote Sensing of the African Seasby Vittorio Barale; Martin Gade

    Springer 2014; US$ 179.00

    The African Seas include marginal basins of two major oceans, the Atlantic and the Indian, a miniature ocean, the Mediterranean Sea, and an infant ocean, the Red Sea. Understanding the wide spectrum of environmental features and processes of such a varied collection of marine and coastal regions requires that in situ observation systems be integrated... 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...