E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • Local Models for Spatial Analysis book cover

    Local Models for Spatial Analysis

    2nd Edition

    By Christopher D. Lloyd

    Written in recognition of developments in spatial data analysis that focused on differences between places, the first edition of Local Models for Spatial Analysis broke new ground with its focus on local modelling methods. Reflecting the continued growth and increased interest in this area, the…

    eBook – 2010-10-13
    CRC Press

  • GIS, Environmental Modeling and Engineering book cover

    GIS, Environmental Modeling and Engineering

    2nd Edition

    By Allan Brimicombe

    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…

    eBook – 2009-12-23
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Glaciers: Techniques for Topographic, Spatial and Thematic Mapping of Glaciers book cover

    Remote Sensing of Glaciers

    Techniques for Topographic, Spatial and Thematic Mapping of Glaciers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Petri Pellikka, W. Gareth Rees

    Glaciers and ice sheets have been melting significantly during recent decades, posing environmental threats at local, regional and global scales. Changes in glaciers are one of the clearest indicators of alterations in regional climate, since they are governed by changes in accumulation (from…

    eBook – 2009-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments book cover

    Remote Sensing of Coastal Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Yeqiao Wang

    As coastal environments around the world face unprecedented natural and anthropogenic threats, advancements in the technologies that support geospatial data acquisition, imaging, and computing have profoundly enhanced monitoring capabilities in coastal studies. Providing systematic treatment of the…

    eBook – 2009-12-09
    CRC Press

  • Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing book cover

    Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    By Emilio Chuvieco

    Edited by Alfredo Huete

    An extensive review of remote sensing principles with an emphasis on environmental applications, Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing discusses a wide range of topics, from physical principles to data acquisition systems and on to visual and digital interpretation techniques. The text …

    eBook – 2009-12-01
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Modeling Uncertainties in Spatial Data and Spatial Analyses book cover

    Principles of Modeling Uncertainties in Spatial Data and Spatial Analyses

    1st Edition

    By Wenzhong Shi

    When compared to classical sciences such as math, with roots in prehistory, and physics, with roots in antiquity, geographical information science (GISci) is the new kid on the block. Its theoretical foundations are therefore still developing and data quality and uncertainty modeling for spatial…

    eBook – 2009-09-30
    CRC Press

  • GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences: Coding, Mapping, and Modeling book cover

    GIS and Spatial Analysis for the Social Sciences

    Coding, Mapping, and Modeling, 1st Edition

    By Robert Nash Parker, Emily K. Asencio

    This is the first book to provide sociologists, criminologists, political scientists, and other social scientists with the methodological logic and techniques for doing spatial analysis in their chosen fields of inquiry.  The book contains a wealth of examples as to why…

    eBook – 2009-09-10
    Routledge
    Sociology Re-Wired

  • New Frontiers in Urban Analysis: In Honor of Atsuyuki Okabe book cover

    New Frontiers in Urban Analysis

    In Honor of Atsuyuki Okabe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yasushi Asami, Yukio Sadahiro, Toru Ishikawa

    Bringing together the world's leading experts in Urban Analysis, this remarkable and critically acclaimed volume applies the theories and models of Atsuyuko Okabe, Japan's preeminent spatial analyst, to case studies in urban planning, transport, administration, and public health in the context of…

    eBook – 2009-06-26
    CRC Press

  • Global Mapping of Human Settlement: Experiences, Datasets, and Prospects book cover

    Global Mapping of Human Settlement

    Experiences, Datasets, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Gamba, Martin Herold

    The use of remote sensors for human settlement mapping and monitoring holds great promise for numerous fields of study, including urban planning and global environmental change and sustainability. While the potential for this technology is difficult to measure, achieving useful results at a…

    eBook – 2009-06-23
    CRC Press

  • Urban and Regional Data Management: UDMS 2009 Annual book cover

    Urban and Regional Data Management

    UDMS 2009 Annual, 1st Edition

    Edited by Alenka Krek, Massimo Rumor, Sisi Zlatanova, Elfriede M. Fendel

    Natural and human activities change the environment we are living in and consequently impact the quality of life. Analysing these dynamics leads to a better understanding of urban change and facilitates urban development. Research related to the management of urban data has a long tradition.…

    eBook – 2009-06-02
    CRC Press

  • Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment book cover

    Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Achim Roeder, Joachim Hill

    Land degradation and desertification are amongst the most severe threats to human welfare and the environment, as they affect the livelihoods of some 2 billion people in the world�s drylands, and they are directly connected to pressing global environmental problems, such as the loss of biological…

    eBook – 2009-04-23
    CRC Press

  • GIS Cartography: A Guide to Effective Map Design book cover

    GIS Cartography

    A Guide to Effective Map Design, 1st Edition

    By Gretchen N. Peterson

    Maps, either printed or digital, can create effective communication with bosses, clients, other scientists, and the public. However, entry level GISers often find that map design was given short shrift in their pre-professional life. It is time for the GIS field, which is maturing in other ways, to…

    eBook – 2009-04-06
    CRC Press

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