E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • 3D Cadastre in an International Context: Legal, Organizational, and Technological Aspects book cover

    3D Cadastre in an International Context

    Legal, Organizational, and Technological Aspects, 1st Edition

    By Jantien E. Stoter, Peter van Oosterom

    The increase in private property value, growth of underground and multilevel development, and the emergence of 3D technologies in planning and GIS drives the need to record 3D situations in cadastral registration. 3D Cadastre in an International Context: Legal, Organizational, and Technological…

    eBook – 2006-02-28
    CRC Press

  • Learning and Teaching with Maps book cover

    Learning and Teaching with Maps

    1st Edition

    By Patrick Wiegand

    A comprehensive and authoritative account of how primary school children and teachers can use maps to enhance learning and deepen understanding of this essential skill. It includes all aspects of map use, such as reading and interpreting maps and using maps to find the way, covering…

    eBook – 2006-01-31
    Routledge

  • Marine Electronic Navigation book cover

    Marine Electronic Navigation

    2nd Edition

    By Stephen F. Appleyard

    "This 600 page textbook must be a good candidate for being the authoritative reference on its subject....This book reveals all through a good, clear text amply illustrated... The authors and publisher are to be congratulated on an excellent production."--The Naval Review Well organized, clear and…

    eBook – 2006-01-23
    Routledge

  • Resource Management Information Systems: Remote Sensing, GIS and Modelling, Second Edition book cover

    Resource Management Information Systems

    Remote Sensing, GIS and Modelling, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Keith R. McCloy

    Resource Management Information Systems: Remote Sensing, GIS and Modelling, Second Edition provides you with the knowledge and skill necessary to design, build, implement, and operate spatial resource management information systems for the management of physical resources. This volume promotes the…

    eBook – 2005-12-21
    CRC Press

  • High Performance Computing and the Art of Parallel Programming: An Introduction for Geographers, Social Scientists and Engineers book cover

    High Performance Computing and the Art of Parallel Programming

    An Introduction for Geographers, Social Scientists and Engineers, 1st Edition

    By Stan Openshaw, Ian Turton

    This book provides a non-technical introduction to High Performance Computing applications together with advice about how beginners can start to write parallel programs. The authors show what HPC can offer geographers and social scientists and how it can be used in GIS. They provide examples of…

    eBook – 2005-09-19
    Routledge

  • GIS for Sustainable Development book cover

    GIS for Sustainable Development

    1st Edition

    Edited by Michele Campagna

    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…

    eBook – 2005-08-29
    CRC Press

  • Using Statistics to Understand the Environment book cover

    Using Statistics to Understand the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Penny A. Cook, P. Wheater

    Using Statistics to Understand the Environment covers all the basic tests required for environmental practicals and projects and points the way to the more advanced techniques that may be needed in more complex research designs. Following an introduction to project design, the book covers methods…

    eBook – 2005-08-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Introductions to Environment: Environmental Science

  • GIS Applications for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systems book cover

    GIS Applications for Water, Wastewater, and Stormwater Systems

    1st Edition

    By U.M. Shamsi

    Professionals involved in the planning, design, operation, and construction of water, wastewater, and stormwater systems need to understand the productivity-enhancing applications of GIS. Inspired by an ASCE-sponsored continuing education course taught by the author, GIS Applications for Water,…

    eBook – 2005-01-27
    CRC Press

  • GeoDynamics book cover

    GeoDynamics

    1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Atkinson, Giles M. Foody, Steven E. Darby, Fulong Wu

    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…

    eBook – 2004-12-16
    CRC Press

  • Digital Terrain Modeling: Principles and Methodology book cover

    Digital Terrain Modeling

    Principles and Methodology, 1st Edition

    By Zhilin Li, Christopher Zhu, Chris Gold

    Written by experts, Digital Terrain Modeling: Principles and Methodology provides comprehensive coverage of recent developments in the field. The topics include terrain analysis, sampling strategy, acquisition methodology, surface modeling principles, triangulation algorithms, interpolation…

    eBook – 2004-11-29
    CRC Press

  • Identification and Mitigation of Large Landslide Risks in Europe: Advances in Risk Assessment book cover

    Identification and Mitigation of Large Landslide Risks in Europe

    Advances in Risk Assessment, 1st Edition

    By C. Bonnard, F. Forlati, C. Scavia

    Large landslides affect many mountain valleys in Europe. They are characterised by a low probability of evolution into a catastrophic event but can have very large impacts on population, infrastructures and the environment. This impact is becoming more and more pronounced due to increasing tourism…

    eBook – 2004-09-15
    CRC Press

  • A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science book cover

    A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert B. McMaster, E. Lynn Usery

    A close relationship exists between GIS and numerous applications, including cartography, photogrammetry, geodesy, surveying, computer and information science, and statistics, among others. Scientists coined the term "geographic information science (GIScience)" to describe the theory behind these…

    eBook – 2004-08-30
    CRC Press

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