E-books: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • Satellite Altimetry Over Oceans and Land Surfaces book cover

    Satellite Altimetry Over Oceans and Land Surfaces

    1st Edition

    Edited by Detlef Stammer, Anny Cazenave

    Satellite remote sensing, in particular by radar altimetry, is a crucial technique for observations of the ocean surface and of many aspects of land surfaces, and of paramount importance for climate and environmental studies. This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of the satellite altimetry…

    eBook – 2017-10-31
    CRC Press
    Earth Observation of Global Changes

  • Geospatial Data Science Techniques and Applications book cover

    Geospatial Data Science Techniques and Applications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi, Bobak Karimi

    Data science has recently gained much attention for a number of reasons, and among them is Big Data. Scientists (from almost all disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, sociology, among others) and engineers (from all fields including civil, environmental, chemical, mechanical, among…

    eBook – 2017-10-24
    CRC Press

  • The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications book cover

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design

    Perspectives, Practices and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Claudia Yamu, Alenka Poplin, Oswald Devisch, Gert De Roo

    The Virtual and the Real in Planning and Urban Design: Perspectives, Practices and Applications explores the merging relationship between physical and virtual spaces in planning and urban design. Technological advances such as smart sensors, interactive screens, locative media and evolving…

    eBook – 2017-10-12
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Planning and Urban Design

  • Introduction to Sedimentology book cover

    Introduction to Sedimentology

    1st Edition

    By Supriya Sengupta

    A concise account of all major branches of sedimentary geology, highlighting the connecting links between them. Introduction; Processes of sedimentation; Sedimentary texture; Sedimentary petrology; Hydraulics, sediment transportation and structures of mechanical origin; Sedimentary environments and…

    eBook – 2017-10-05
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of Mapping and Cartography book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of Mapping and Cartography

    1st Edition

    Edited by Alexander J. Kent, Peter Vujakovic

    This new Handbook unites cartographic theory and praxis with the principles of cartographic design and their application. It offers a critical appraisal of the current state of the art, science, and technology of map-making in a convenient and well-illustrated guide that will appeal to an…

    eBook – 2017-10-04
    Routledge

  • Urban Informatics: Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data book cover

    Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    Routledge

  • Spectral Methods in Geodesy and Geophysics book cover

    Spectral Methods in Geodesy and Geophysics

    1st Edition

    By Christopher Jekeli

    The text develops the principal aspects of applied Fourier analysis and methodology with the main goal to inculcate a different way of perceiving global and regional geodetic and geophysical data, namely from the perspective of the frequency, or spectral, domain rather than the spatial domain. The…

    eBook – 2017-10-02
    CRC Press

  • GIS and the Social Sciences: Theory and Applications book cover

    GIS and the Social Sciences

    Theory and Applications, 1st Edition

    By Dimitris Ballas, Graham Clarke, Rachel S. Franklin, Andy Newing

    GIS and the Social Sciences offers a uniquely social science approach on the theory and application of GIS with a range of modern examples. It explores how human geography can engage with a variety of important policy issues through linking together GIS and spatial analysis, and demonstrates the…

    eBook – 2017-09-18
    Routledge

  • Environmental Modelling with GIS and Remote Sensing book cover

    Environmental Modelling with GIS and Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Skidmore

    Most government agencies and private companies are investing significant resources in the production and use of geographical data. The capabilities of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for data analysis are also improving, to the extent that the potential performance of GIS software and the…

    eBook – 2017-08-11
    CRC Press

  • Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change: Shenzhen as a Case Study book cover

    Spatio-temporal Analysis and Optimization of Land Use/Cover Change

    Shenzhen as a Case Study, 1st Edition

    By Biao Liu, Bo Huang, Wenting Zhang

    This book proposes a method to solve land use problems, and has made some significant contributions to the land use analysis and optimization study fields. Firstly, three spatio-temporal logit models for land use change analysis, namely, geographically and temporally weighted logit model (GTWLM),…

    eBook – 2017-08-07
    CRC Press

  • Integrating Information in Built Environments book cover

    Integrating Information in Built Environments

    1st Edition

    Edited by Adriana X Sanchez, Keith Hampson, Geoffrey London

    In an increasingly globalised built environment industry, achieving higher levels of integration across organisational and software boundaries can lead to improved economic, social and environmental outcomes. This book is the direct result of a collaborative global network of industry and academic…

    eBook – 2017-07-20
    Routledge
    CIB

  • Basic GIS Coordinates book cover

    Basic GIS Coordinates

    3rd Edition

    By Jan Van Sickle

    Coordinates are integral building tools for GIS, cartography, surveying and are vital to the many applications we use today such as smart phones, car navigation systems and driverless cars. Basic GIS Coordinates, Third Edition grants readers with a solid understanding of coordinates and coordinate…

    eBook – 2017-07-06
    CRC Press

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