E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • 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

  • GeoSensor Networks book cover

    GeoSensor Networks

    1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Stefanidis, Silvia Nittel

    GeoSensor Networks addresses multiple research challenges related to real-time geosensor data collection, management, analysis, and delivery. It examines these issues in a collection of papers submitted by experts in diverse research domains. Providing a cross-disciplinary forum that will foster…

    eBook – 2004-08-30
    CRC Press

  • GIS for Coastal Zone Management book cover

    GIS for Coastal Zone Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darius Bartlett, Jennifer Smith

    Increasingly used to analyze and manage marine and coastal zones, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) provide a powerful set of tools for integrating and processing spatial information. These technologies are increasingly used in the management and analysis of the coastal zone. Supplying the…

    eBook – 2004-08-27
    CRC Press

  • Islamic Area Studies with Geographical Information Systems book cover

    Islamic Area Studies with Geographical Information Systems

    1st Edition

    Edited by Atsuyuki Okabe

    In this volume the contributors use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to reassess both historic and contemporary Asian countries and traditionally Islamic areas. This highly illustrated and comprehensive work highlights how GIS can be applied to the social sciences. With its description of how…

    eBook – 2004-08-02
    Routledge
    New Horizons in Islamic Studies

  • Post-Launch Calibration of Satellite Sensors: Proceedings of the International Workshop on Radiometric and Geometric Calibration, December 2003, Mississippi, USA. book cover

    Post-Launch Calibration of Satellite Sensors

    Proceedings of the International Workshop on Radiometric and Geometric Calibration, December 2003, Mississippi, USA., 1st Edition

    By Stanley A. Morain, Amelia M. Budge

    Increasingly, in the field of earth observation imagery, there is a need for image quality to be assessable in traceable Standard International Units (SIU), and for the standardization of common mapping projections. These two needs, plus the increased usage of combinations of data and image types,…

    eBook – 2004-07-15
    CRC Press

  • Climate Data and Resources: A Reference and Guide book cover

    Climate Data and Resources

    A Reference and Guide, 1st Edition

    By Edward Linacre

    Climate may be defined as the synthesis of long-term atmospheric conditions characteristic of a particular place. Consequently, the study of climate relies on sustained records of daily values. However, both location and equipment are variables and precise measurements may not be possible. There…

    eBook – 2003-09-02
    Routledge

  • Gender, Migration and Domestic Service book cover

    Gender, Migration and Domestic Service

    1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Henshall Momsen

    This book examines a wide range of migration patterns which have arisen, and exposes the tensions and difficulties including: * legal and empowerment issues * cultural and language diversities and barriers * the impact of live-in employment. The book features case studies taken from Europe, South…

    eBook – 2003-09-02
    Routledge
    Routledge International Studies of Women and Place

  • Foundations of Geographic Information Science book cover

    Foundations of Geographic Information Science

    1st Edition

    Edited by Matt Duckham, Michael F. Goodchild, Michael Worboys

    As the use of geographical information systems develops apace, a significant strand of research activity is being directed to the fundamental nature of geographic information. This volume contains a collection of essays and discussions on this theme. What is geographic information? What fundamental…

    eBook – 2003-01-30
    CRC Press

  • Mineral Resources Management and the Environment book cover

    Mineral Resources Management and the Environment

    1st Edition

    By U. Aswathanarayana

    Through an exploration of the links between geologic setting, mining and process technologies, economics, environment and stakeholder communities, this text addresses ways in which the mineral industry can be made safe, efficient and ecologically sustainable, focusing in particular upon the…

    eBook – 2003-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Understanding Water in a Dry Environment: IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 23 book cover

    Understanding Water in a Dry Environment

    IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 23, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Simmers

    In order to provide water security in the twenty-first century, there is universal agreement that a continuation of current policies and extrapolation of trends is not an option. Also clear is that from both water supply and development perspectives, the world's arid and semi-arid regions are those…

    eBook – 2003-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Urban Groundwater Pollution: IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 24 book cover

    Urban Groundwater Pollution

    IAH International Contributions to Hydrogeology 24, 1st Edition

    Edited by David Lerner

    More than 50% of the world's population already live in cities, and the proportion is rising extremely rapidly towards developed country levels of more than 90%.  Groundwater from wells is the major source of water supply for many of these cities,  however, groundwater is polluted by the…

    eBook – 2003-01-01
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Data Quality book cover

    Spatial Data Quality

    1st Edition

    By Wenzhong Shi, Peter Fisher, Michael F. Goodchild

    As research in the geosciences and social sciences becomes increasingly dependent on computers, applications such as geographical information systems are becoming indispensable tools. But the digital representations of phenomena that these systems require are often of poor quality, leading to…

    eBook – 2002-09-05
    CRC Press

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