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- Springer 2007; US$ 269.00
Sometimes, science questions don't match well with what the operational problems and concerns of a given city are. This book presents data from six urban regions from all over the world, and explains what the questions are, and how one can use data and scientific skills to help answer them. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 159.00
Describes various technologies developed during a Japanese National Research Project which ran from 2002-2007 to meet the challenge of developing practical detection systems that can discriminate between anti-personnel land mines and the innocent metal fragments that frequently litter minefields confusing conventional and metal-detecting methods. more...
- Springer 2009; US$ 269.00
Includes peer-reviewed papers covering topical research in GIScience. This book addresses aspects of remote sensing and image understanding. It is suitable for researchers, practitioners, and students interested in different findings in GIScience. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 31.00
For many, a map is nothing more than a tool used to determine the location or distribution of something?a country, a city, or a natural resource. But maps reveal much more: to really read a map means to examine what it shows and what it doesn?t, and to ask who made it, why, and for whom. The contributors to this new volume ask these sorts of questions... more...
Calendar of Inquisitions Post Mortem and other Analogous Documents preserved in the Public Record Office XXIV: 11-15 Henry VI (1432-1437)Boydell & Brewer 2010; US$ 340.00
A hugely valuable source of information for those interested in the more "everyday" social and economic life of medieval England. ENGLISH HISTORICAL REVIEW more...
- Oxford University Press 2003; US$ 35.99
In 1400 Europe was behind large parts of the world in its understanding of the use of maps. For instance, the people gf China and of Japan were considerably more advanced in this respect. And yet, by 1600 the Europeans had come to use maps for a huge variety of tasks, and were far ahead of the rest of the world in their appreciation of the power and... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 146.95
With the widespread use of GIS, multi-scale representation has become an important issue in the realm of spatial data handling. However, no book to date has systematically tackled the different aspects of this discipline. Emphasizing map generalization, Algorithmic Foundation of Multi-Scale Spatial Representation addresses the mathematical basis of... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.95
In a relatively short time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have spread from being primarily a research tool to higher and subsequently secondary education, and from the researcher to the user. GIS: A Sourcebook for Schools is an easily accessible guide to GIS at an elementary level and provides sufficient background in GIS to ensure a comprehensive... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 119.95
Spatial dimensions need to be properly captured if modeling and engineering techniques are to be successfully applied in addressing environmental problems. The links between the geographical information systems (GIS) that capture this data, simulation modeling, and engineering offer tremendous possibilities for building versatile support systems for... more...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 241.00
Natural and human activities change the environment we are living in and consequently impact the quality of life. Analysing these dynamics leads to a better understanding of urban change and facilitates urban development. Research related to the management of urban data has a long tradition. Through the years a variety of challenging research questions... more...