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- CRC Press 2014; US$ 94.95
This sourcebook comprises a series of short papers on topical issues and applications of GIS, as well as directories listing useful information on geographic information in the UK. A wide range of expertise drawn from the GI community in the UK, including the Automobile Association, the Ordnance Survey, local authorities, software vendors and consultants,... more...
- CRC Press 2006; US$ 154.95
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...
- University of Minnesota Press 1996; US$ 42.00
In this wide-ranging and fascinating work, Tom Conley demonstrates that "a new cartographic impulse" during the French Renaissance gave rise to a new sense of self, one defined in part by the relationship of self and space. more...
- Springer London 2009; US$ 159.00
Anti-personnel Landmine Detection for Humanitarian Demining reports on technologies developed during a Japanese National Research Project (2002?2007). This report will protect people from harm by helping to make the disposal of dangerous ordnance safer. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 269.00
This volume presents a state-of-the-art overview of ongoing GIScience research. It covers basic GIScience research themes as well as ongoing research on technological advancements and applied research on environmental modeling and management. more...
- University of Chicago Press 2011; US$ 43.00
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...
- 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...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 125.95
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...