E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • GIS-Based Simulation and Analysis of Intra-Urban Commuting book cover

    GIS-Based Simulation and Analysis of Intra-Urban Commuting

    1st Edition

    By Yujie Hu, Fahui Wang

    Commuting, the daily link between residences and workplaces, sets up the complex interaction between the two most important land uses (residential and employment) in a city, and dictates the configuration of urban structure. In addition to prolonged time and stress for individual commuters on…

    eBook – 2018-11-20
    CRC Press

  • Mapping and Politics in the Digital Age book cover

    Mapping and Politics in the Digital Age

    1st Edition

    Edited by Pol Bargués-Pedreny, David Chandler, Elena Simon

    Throughout history, maps have been a powerful tool in the constitutive imaginary of governments seeking to define or contest the limits of their political reach. Today, new digital technologies have become central to mapping as a way of formulating alternative political visions.  Mapping can…

    eBook – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Global Cooperation Series

  • Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping book cover

    Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping

    1st Edition

    Edited by Bo Wu, Kaichang Di, Jürgen Oberst, Irina Karachevtseva

    The early 21st century marks a new era in space exploration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States, The European Space Agency (ESA), as well as space agencies of Japan, China, India, and other countries have sent their probes to the Moon, Mars, and other…

    eBook – 2018-10-29
    CRC Press
    ISPRS Book Series

  • Imaging from Spaceborne and Airborne SARs, Calibration, and Applications book cover

    Imaging from Spaceborne and Airborne SARs, Calibration, and Applications

    1st Edition

    By Masanobu Shimada

    Sixty years after its birth, Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) evolved as a key player of earth observation, and it is continually upgraded by enhanced hardware functionality and improved overall performance in response to user requirements. The basic information gained by SAR includes the…

    eBook – 2018-10-26
    CRC Press
    SAR Remote Sensing

  • Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management book cover

    Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management

    1st Edition

    By R. S. Dwivedi

    The constant growth of the world’s population and the decline of the availability of land and soil resources are global concerns for food security. Other concerns are the decrease in productivity and delivery of essential ecosystems services because of the decline of soil quality and health by a…

    eBook – 2018-10-17
    CRC Press

  • Geographies of Mobility: Recent Advances in Theory and Method book cover

    Geographies of Mobility

    Recent Advances in Theory and Method, 1st Edition

    Edited by Mei-Po Kwan, Tim Schwanen

    This book seeks to bring together different philosophical, theoretical, and methodological approaches to the study of human mobility within the discipline of geography. With five thematic sections – conceptualizing and analyzing mobility, inequalities of mobility, politics of mobility, decentering…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Remote Sensing the Mekong book cover

    Remote Sensing the Mekong

    1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Kuenzer, Patrick Leinenkugel, Stefan Dech

    The Mekong Basin in Southeast Asia is one of the largest international river basins in the world. Its abundant natural resources are shared by six riparian countries and provide the basis for the livelihoods of more than 75 million people. However, ongoing socio-economic growth and related…

    eBook – 2018-10-11
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Journalism: The Imaginative Power of Place in Making Digital News book cover

    Geographies of Journalism

    The Imaginative Power of Place in Making Digital News, 1st Edition

    By Robert E. Gutsche Jr., Kristy Hess

    Geographies of Journalism connects theoretical and practical discussions of the role of geotechnologies, social media, and boots-on-the-ground journalism in a digital age to underline the complications and challenges that place-making in the press brings to institutions and ideologies. By…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Disruptions

  • GIS: An Introduction to Mapping Technologies book cover

    GIS

    An Introduction to Mapping Technologies, 1st Edition

    By Patrick McHaffie, Sungsoon Hwang, Cassie Follett

    Over the past few decades the world has been organized through the growth and integration of geographic information systems (GIS) across public and private sector industries, agencies, and organizations. This has happened in a technological context that includes the widespread deployment of…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    CRC Press

  • GIS Basics book cover

    GIS Basics

    1st Edition

    By Stephen Wise, Stephen Wise

    Geographical Information Systems (GIS) are computer systems for storing, displaying and analyzing spatial data. The past twenty years have seen a rapid growth in their use in government, commerce and academia, and they can be used for managing a network of utilities, from handling census data…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • GIS book cover

    GIS

    1st Edition

    Edited by David R. Green

    In a relatively short time Geographic Information Systems (GIS) have spread from being primarily a research tool to higher and subsequently secondary education, and from the researcher to the user. GIS: A Sourcebook for Schools is an easily accessible guide to GIS at an elementary level and…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Urban Remote Sensing book cover

    Urban Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Qihao Weng, Dale A. Quattrochi

    Driven by advances in technology and societal needs, the next frontier in remote sensing is urban areas. With the advent of high-resolution imagery and more capable techniques, the question has become "Now that we have the technology, how do we use it?" The need for a definitive resource that…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Applications Series

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