E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • Spatial Analytical book cover

    Spatial Analytical

    1st Edition

    Edited by Manfred M Fischer

    The ability to manipulate spatial data in different forms and to extract additional meaning from them is at the heart of GIS, yet genuine spatial analysis tools are rarely incorporated into commercial software, thus seriously limiting their usefulness. The future of GIS technology wil depend…

    eBook – 2019-03-13

  • Palaeoecology of Africa and the Surrounding Islands - Volume 26 book cover

    Palaeoecology of Africa and the Surrounding Islands - Volume 26

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heine Klaus

    This volume offers comprehensive and up-to-date information on research in many different disciplines which give an overall insight into the environmental history of Africa.…

    eBook – 2018-12-19

  • GIS: An Introduction to Mapping Technologies book cover


    An Introduction to Mapping Technologies, 1st Edition

    By Patrick McHaffie, Sungsoon Hwang, Cassie Follett

    Over the past few decades the world has been organized through the growth and integration of geographic information systems (GIS) across public and private sector industries, agencies, and organizations. This has happened in a technological context that includes the widespread deployment of…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    CRC Press

  • GIS Basics book cover

    GIS Basics

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wise, Stephen Wise

    Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are computer systems for storing, displaying and analyzing spatial data. The past twenty years have seen a rapid growth in their use in government, commerce and academia, and they can be used for managing a network of utilities, from handling census data…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • GIS book cover


    1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Green

    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…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Land Use and Land Cover Semantics: Principles, Best Practices, and Prospects book cover

    Land Use and Land Cover Semantics

    Principles, Best Practices, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ola Ahlqvist, Dalia Varanka, Steffen Fritz, Krzysztof Janowicz

    Explore the Important Role that the Semantics of Land Use and Land Cover Plays within a Broader Environmental Context Focused on the information semantics of land use and land cover (LULC) and providing a platform for reassessing this field, Land Use and Land Cover Semantics: Principles, Best…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • GIS Fundamentals book cover

    GIS Fundamentals

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen Wise

    With GIS technology increasingly available to a wider audience on devices from apps on smartphones to satnavs in cars, many people routinely use spatial data in a way which used to be the preserve of GIS specialists. However spatial data is stored and analyzed on a computer still tends to be…

    eBook – 2018-09-03
    CRC Press

  • Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture book cover


    Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture, 1st Edition

    Edited by Bradley Cantrell, Adam Mekies

    Codify: Parametric and Computational Design in Landscape Architecture provides a series of essays that explore what it means to use, modify and create computational tools in a contemporary design environment. Landscape architecture has a long history of innovation in the areas of computation…

    eBook – 2018-05-01

  • Map ProjectionsTheory and Applications book cover

    Map ProjectionsTheory and Applications

    1st Edition

    By Frederick Pearson,II

    About the Author: Frederick Pearson has extensive experience in teaching map projection at the Air Force Cartography School and Virginia Polytechnic Institute. He developed star charts, satellite trajectory programs, and a celestial navigation device for the Aeronautical Chart and Information…

    eBook – 2018-04-27

  • Wireless Sensor Networks: Deployment Strategies for Outdoor Monitoring book cover

    Wireless Sensor Networks

    Deployment Strategies for Outdoor Monitoring, 1st Edition

    By Fadi Al-Turjman

    Wireless Sensor Networks overcome the difficulties of other monitoring systems. However, they require further efficiencies for Outdoor Environment Monitoring (OEM) applications due to their harsh operational conditions, huge targeted areas, limited energy budget, and required 3D setups. A…

    eBook – 2018-01-03
    CRC Press

  • Geoscientific Research in Northeast Africa book cover

    Geoscientific Research in Northeast Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Heinz Schandelmeier, Ulf Thorweihe

    This volume focuses on approaches towards a better understanding of the geological, hydrogeological and paleoclimatic evolution of Northeast Africa. Among the topics discussed are Phanerozoic interplate dynamics, sedimentology and stratigraphy, and mineral deposits and metallogeny.…

    eBook – 2017-12-14
    CRC Press

  • Introduction to Sedimentology book cover

    Introduction to Sedimentology

    1st Edition

    By Supriya Sengupta

    A concise account of all major branches of sedimentary geology, highlighting the connecting links between them. Introduction; Processes of sedimentation; Sedimentary texture; Sedimentary petrology; Hydraulics, sediment transportation and structures of mechanical origin; Sedimentary environments and…

    eBook – 2017-10-05

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