E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • Big Data: Techniques and Technologies in Geoinformatics book cover

    Big Data

    Techniques and Technologies in Geoinformatics, 1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi

    Big data has always been a major challenge in geoinformatics as geospatial data come in various types and formats, new geospatial data are acquired very fast, and geospatial databases are inherently very large. And while there have been advances in hardware and software for handling big data, they…

    eBook – 2014-02-18
    CRC Press

  • GlobalSoilMap: Basis of the global spatial soil information system book cover

    GlobalSoilMap

    Basis of the global spatial soil information system, 1st Edition

    Edited by Dominique Arrouays, Neil McKenzie, Jon Hempel, Anne Richer de Forges, Alex B. McBratney

    GlobalSoilMap: Basis of the global spatial soil information system contains contributions that were presented at the 1st GlobalSoilMap conference, held 7-9 October 2013 in Orl�s, France. These contributions demonstrate the latest developments in the GlobalSoilMap project and digital soil mapping…

    eBook – 2014-01-27
    CRC Press

  • Map Projections: A Reference Manual book cover

    Map Projections

    A Reference Manual, 1st Edition

    By L M Bugayevskiy, John Snyder

    Map projection concerns the science of mathematical cartography, the techniques by which the Earth's dimensions, shape and features are translated in map form, be that two-dimensional paper or two- or three- dimensional electronic representations. The central focus of this book is on the theory of…

    eBook – 2013-12-19
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing for Geoscientists: Image Analysis and Integration, Third Edition book cover

    Remote Sensing for Geoscientists

    Image Analysis and Integration, Third Edition, 3rd Edition

    By Gary L. Prost

    This third edition of the bestselling Remote Sensing for Geologists: A Guide to Image Interpretation is now titled Remote Sensing for Geoscientists: Image Analysis and Integration. The title change reflects that this edition applies to a broad spectrum of geosciences, not just geology; stresses…

    eBook – 2013-12-13
    CRC Press

  • Web Cartography: Map Design for Interactive and Mobile Devices book cover

    Web Cartography

    Map Design for Interactive and Mobile Devices, 1st Edition

    By Ian Muehlenhaus

    Web mapping technologies continue to evolve at an incredible pace. Technology is but one facet of web map creation, however. Map design, aesthetics, and user-interactivity are equally important for effective map communication. From interactivity to graphical user interface design, from…

    eBook – 2013-12-10
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach book cover

    Spatial Cloud Computing

    A Practical Approach, 1st Edition

    By Chaowei Yang, Qunying Huang

    An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their advantages for geoscience. Using practical examples, it…

    eBook – 2013-12-04
    CRC Press

  • Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services book cover

    Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services

    1st Edition

    Edited by Domingo Alcaraz-Segura, Carlos Marcelo Di Bella, Julieta Veronica Straschnoy

    A balanced review of differing approaches based on remote sensing tools and methods to assess and monitor biodiversity, carbon and water cycles, and the energy balance of terrestrial ecosystem. Earth Observation of Ecosystem Services highlights the advantages Earth observation technologies offer…

    eBook – 2013-11-12
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Temporal Information Systems: An Ontological Approach using STK book cover

    Spatial Temporal Information Systems

    An Ontological Approach using STK, 1st Edition

    By Linda M. McNeil, T.S. Kelso

    Designed to be a high-level, approachable resource for engineers who need further insight into spatial temporal information systems from an ontological perspective, Spatial Temporal Information Systems: An Ontological Approach using STK explains the dynamics of objects interaction from signal…

    eBook – 2013-11-11
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content book cover

    Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content

    1st Edition

    Edited by George Petropoulos

    Integrating decades of research conducted by leading scientists in the field, Remote Sensing of Energy Fluxes and Soil Moisture Content provides an overview of state-of-the-art methods and modeling techniques employed for deriving spatio-temporal estimates of energy fluxes and soil surface moisture…

    eBook – 2013-10-28
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas: Ecology, Conservation, and Management book cover

    Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas

    Ecology, Conservation, and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, Jennifer S. Powers, Geraldo W. Fernandes, Mauricio Quesada

    Under threat from natural and human disturbance, tropical dry forests are the most endangered ecosystem in the tropics, yet they rarely receive the scientific or conservation attention they deserve. In a comprehensive overview, Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas: Ecology, Conservation, and…

    eBook – 2013-08-29
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Natural Resources book cover

    Remote Sensing of Natural Resources

    1st Edition

    Edited by Guangxing Wang, Qihao Weng

    Highlighting new technologies, Remote Sensing of Natural Resources explores advanced remote sensing systems and algorithms for image processing, enhancement, feature extraction, data fusion, image classification, image-based modeling, image-based sampling design, map accuracy assessment and quality…

    eBook – 2013-07-12
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Mathematics: Theory and Practice through Mapping book cover

    Spatial Mathematics

    Theory and Practice through Mapping, 1st Edition

    By Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Joseph J. Kerski

    In terms of statistics, GIS offers many connections. With GIS, data are gathered, displayed, summarized, examined, and interpreted to discover patterns. Spatial Mathematics: Theory and Practice through Mapping uses GIS as a platform to teach mathematical concepts and skills through visualization of…

    eBook – 2013-06-26
    CRC Press

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