E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • GPS for Land Surveyors book cover

    GPS for Land Surveyors

    4th Edition

    By Jan Van Sickle

    For more than a decade, GPS for Land Surveyors has been unique among other books on this topic due to its clear, straightforward treatment of the subject matter. Completely revised and updated, this fourth edition of a perennial bestseller maintains the user-friendly format that made previous…

    eBook – 2015-05-21
    CRC Press

  • Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS book cover

    Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS

    2nd Edition

    By Fahui Wang

    The second edition of a bestseller, Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS (previously titled Quantitative Methods and Applications in GIS) details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. The book…

    eBook – 2014-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management book cover

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) for Disaster Management

    1st Edition

    By Brian Tomaszewski

    Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide essential disaster management decision support and analytical capabilities. As such, homeland security professionals would greatly benefit from an interdisciplinary understanding of GIS and how GIS relates to disaster management, policy, and practice.…

    eBook – 2014-12-19
    Routledge

  • Understanding Maps book cover

    Understanding Maps

    2nd Edition

    By J.S. Keates

    Addresses the fundamental principles of visual perception and map symbolism and critically examines the assumptions behind the theories of psychophysical testing and cartographic communication. This revised and expanded edition includes new sections on the relationship between cartography and art,…

    eBook – 2014-10-29
    Routledge

  • GeoComputation book cover

    GeoComputation

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Abrahart, Linda M. See

    A revision of Openshaw and Abrahart's seminal work, GeoComputation, Second Edition retains influences of its originators while also providing updated, state-of-the-art information on changes in the computational environment. In keeping with the field's development, this new edition takes a broader…

    eBook – 2014-06-23
    CRC Press

  • Perspectives in Medical Geography: Theory and Applications for Librarians book cover

    Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians, 1st Edition

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    eBook – 2014-06-11
    Routledge

  • Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for ENVI/IDL and Python, Third Edition book cover

    Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing

    With Algorithms for ENVI/IDL and Python, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Morton John Canty

    Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for ENVI/IDL and Python, Third Edition introduces techniques used in the processing of remote sensing digital imagery. It emphasizes the development and implementation of statistically motivated, data-driven…

    eBook – 2014-06-06
    CRC Press

  • Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Variability book cover

    Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Variability

    1st Edition

    By Molly E. Brown

    The agriculture system is under pressure to increase production every year as global population expands and more people move from a diet mostly made up of grains, to one with more meat, dairy and processed foods. This book uses a decade of primary research to examine how weather and…

    eBook – 2014-06-05
    Routledge
    Earthscan Food and Agriculture

  • Plane and Geodetic Surveying book cover

    Plane and Geodetic Surveying

    2nd Edition

    By Aylmer Johnson

    Plane and Geodetic Surveying blends together theory and practice, conventional techniques and satellite-based methods, to provide the ideal book for students of surveying. It gives detailed guidance on how and when the principal surveying instruments (total stations, levels and navigational…

    eBook – 2014-06-04
    CRC Press

  • Global Urban Monitoring and Assessment through Earth Observation book cover

    Global Urban Monitoring and Assessment through Earth Observation

    1st Edition

    Edited by Qihao Weng

    Cities and towns are the original producers of many of the global environmental problems related to waste disposal, and air and water pollution. There is a rapidly growing need for technologies that will enable monitoring of the world's natural resources and urban assets, and managing exposure to…

    eBook – 2014-05-23
    CRC Press

  • Geographical Information Systems: Trends and Technologies book cover

    Geographical Information Systems

    Trends and Technologies, 1st Edition

    Edited by Elaheh Pourabbas

    Web services, cloud computing, location based services, NoSQLdatabases, and Semantic Web offer new ways of accessing, analyzing, and elaborating geo-spatial information in both real-world and virtual spaces. This book explores the how-to of the most promising recurrent technologies and trends in…

    eBook – 2014-05-16
    CRC Press

  • Scale in Spatial Information and Analysis book cover

    Scale in Spatial Information and Analysis

    1st Edition

    By Jingxiong Zhang, Peter Atkinson, Michael F. Goodchild

    Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for…

    eBook – 2014-04-15
    CRC Press

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