E-books: Geography

  • Driverless Urban Futures: A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles book cover

    Driverless Urban Futures

    A Speculative Atlas for Autonomous Vehicles, 1st Edition

    By AnnaLisa Meyboom

    Since the industrial revolution, innovations in transportation technology have continued to re-shape the spatial organization and temporal occupation of the built environment. Today, autonomous vehicles (AVs, also referred to as self-driving cars) represent the next disruptive innovation in…

    eBook – 2018-12-07
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Crafting Form-Based Codes: Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation book cover

    Crafting Form-Based Codes

    Resilient Design, Policy, and Regulation, 1st Edition

    By Korkut Onaran

    This book is for the well-meaning idealists – city planners, urban designers, municipalities, and developers – who are frustrated working within the messy political environments of local democracies. It provides practical tools for crafting form-based rules that can facilitate effective…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge

  • Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE® book cover

    Image Processing and Data Analysis with ERDAS IMAGINE®

    1st Edition

    By Stacy A.C. Nelson, Siamak Khorram

    Remotely sensed data, in the form of digital images captured from spaceborne and airborne platforms, provide a rich analytical and observational source of information about the current status, as well as changes occurring in, on, and around the Earth’s surface. The data products, or simply images…

    eBook – 2018-10-03
    CRC Press

  • The Global Casino: An Introduction to Environmental Issues book cover

    The Global Casino

    An Introduction to Environmental Issues, 6th Edition

    By Nick Middleton

    The Global Casino is an introduction to environmental issues which deals both with the workings of the physical environment and with the political, economic and social frameworks in which the issues occur. Using examples from all over the world, the book highlights the underlying causes behind…

    eBook – 2018-09-21
    Routledge

  • Multistakeholder Governance and Democracy: A Global Challenge book cover

    Multistakeholder Governance and Democracy

    A Global Challenge, 1st Edition

    By Harris Gleckman

    Multistakeholder governance is proposed as the way forward in global governance. For some leaders in civil society and government who are frustrated with the lack of power of the UN system and multilateralism it is seen as an attractive alternative; others, particularly in the corporate world, see…

    eBook – 2018-09-18
    Routledge

  • Suburbia Reimagined: Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City book cover

    Suburbia Reimagined

    Ageing and Increasing Populations in the Low-Rise City, 1st Edition

    By Leon van Schaik, Nigel Bertram

    Worldwide, more and more people are living in cities, with suburbs conceived as appendages to the city, rather than being part of the city system, which is densely populated and offers a full range of services. But suburbs are not the city spread too thin, and in fact hold potential for a…

    eBook – 2018-07-16
    Routledge

  • Metropolitan Transportation Planning: New Advances, Approaches, and Best Practices book cover

    Metropolitan Transportation Planning

    New Advances, Approaches, and Best Practices, 1st Edition

    By Reid Ewing, Keith Bartholomew

    Planning at a metropolitan scale is important for effective management of urban growth, transportation systems, air quality, and watershed and green-spaces. It is fundamental to efforts to promote social justice and equity. Best Practices in Metropolitan Transportation Planning shows how the most…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    Routledge

  • High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing: Data, Analysis, and Applications book cover

    High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing

    Data, Analysis, and Applications, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yuhong He, Qihao Weng

    High spatial resolution remote sensing is an area of considerable current interest and builds on developments in object-based image analysis, commercial high-resolution satellite sensors, and UAVs. It captures more details through high and very high resolution images (10 to 100 cm/pixel). This…

    eBook – 2018-06-27
    CRC Press
    Imaging Science

  • Remote Sensing and Cognition: Human Factors in Image Interpretation book cover

    Remote Sensing and Cognition

    Human Factors in Image Interpretation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Raechel A. White, Arzu Coltekin, Robert R. Hoffman

    Human factors play a critical role in the design and interpretation of remotely sensed imagery for all Earth sciences. Remote Sensing and Cognition: Human Factors in Image Interpretation brings together current topics widely recognized and addressed regarding human cognition in geographic imagery,…

    eBook – 2018-04-19
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing Time Series Image Processing book cover

    Remote Sensing Time Series Image Processing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Qihao Weng

    Today, remote sensing technology is an essential tool for understanding the Earth and managing human-Earth interactions. There is a rapidly growing need for remote sensing and Earth observation technology that enables monitoring of world’s natural resources and environments, managing exposure to…

    eBook – 2018-04-17
    CRC Press
    Imaging Science

  • Exploring Natural Hazards: A Case Study Approach book cover

    Exploring Natural Hazards

    A Case Study Approach, 1st Edition

    Edited by Darius Bartlett, Ramesh Singh

    The Sendai Framework for Disaster Risk Reduction 2015–2030 has identified four priority areas for Disaster Risk Reduction: understanding disaster risk; strengthening disaster risk governance to manage disaster risk; investing in disaster risk reduction for resilience and enhancing disaster…

    eBook – 2018-04-09
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

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