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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 119.95
The book covers the principles, techniques, and standards for online GIS. This new edition covers the most recent major advances in the metadata arena. The semantic web (Web 2.0) is now well developed. GPS has also advanced in terms of the availability of location-based services, which rely on metadata and online services. In this new edition, all... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 145.00
Spatial analysis is an increasingly important tool for detecting and preventing numerous risk and crisis phenomena such as floods in a geographical area. This book concentrates on examples of prevention but also gives crisis control advice and practical case studies. Some chapters address urban applications in which vulnerabilities are concentrated... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 107.95
An important feature of this book is the particular combination of topics included. These are (1) control, (2) navigation and (3) remote sensing, all with application to mobile robots. Much of the material is readily extended to any type ground vehicle. In the controls area, robot steering is the issue. Both linear and nonlinear models are treated.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 99.95
This volume reflects and informs on space-based technologies for hazards and disaster research. It covers a wide range of aspects to take into account, and demonstrates the great potential of space-based technologies in supplying information in near real-time and in the application of data in detection and early warning. A wealth of case studies... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 119.95
Capable of acquiring large volumes of data through sensors deployed in air, land, and sea, and making this information readily available in a continuous time frame, the science of geographical information system (GIS) is rapidly evolving. This popular information system is emerging as a platform for scientific visualization, simulation, and computation... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95
Explaining the fundamentals that support the manipulation and display of geographic information, this book focuses on basic mathematical techniques and reviews the characteristics of geographic information. The new edition contains end-of-chapter summaries, thorough revisions to every chapter, expanded information on computer graphics and spatial... more...
- Artech House 2006; US$ 95.00
Thoroughly revising and updating an Artech House classic from 1989, this authoritative resource offers you a comprehensive and current understanding of radiometer systems and shows you how to design a system based on given specifications, taking into account both technical aspects and geophysical realities. The second edition contains a wealth of new... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00
While remote sensing gives a surface depiction of the world, its recent convergence with GIS enables richer depictions that can be used to simulate physical processes, identify trends, and make more accurate predictions. GeoDynamics is based on specialized lectures from an international field of experts, addressing remote sensing, spatially distributed... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 154.95
GIS for Sustainable Development examines how GIS applications can improve collaboration in decision making among those involved in promoting sustainable development. This volume reviews leading GIScience, providing an overview of research topics and applications that enable GIS newcomers and professionals to apply GIScience methods to sustainable... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 129.95
Studies in the humanities and the social sciences can be enhanced through the use of geographic information systems (GIS). However, this computer-aided method of analysis is worthless unless researchers can devote the time necessary to learn what it is, what it can do, and how to use it. Resulting from a six-year project entitled Spatial Information... more...