E-books: Geography

  • 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

  • Consolationscapes in the Face of Loss: Grief and Consolation in Space and Time book cover

    Consolationscapes in the Face of Loss

    Grief and Consolation in Space and Time, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christoph Jedan, Avril Maddrell, Eric Venbrux

    Human beings are grieving animals. ‘Consolation’, or an attempt to assuage grief, is an age-old response to loss which has various expressions in different cultural contexts. Over the past century, consolation has dropped off the West’s cultural radar. The contributions to this volume highlight…

    eBook – 2018-10-09
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • 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

  • Information Systems for Urban Planning: A Hypermedia Cooperative Approach book cover

    Information Systems for Urban Planning

    A Hypermedia Cooperative Approach, 1st Edition

    By Robert Laurini

    Urban planners who need to design information systems require an understanding of systems analysis, data acquisition and GIS. In recent times the need has been to make computer-based maps by using a GIS, but planners now need tools for co-operative work using groupware systems, for global…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • The Common Worlds of Children and Animals: Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives book cover

    The Common Worlds of Children and Animals

    Relational Ethics for Entangled Lives, 1st Edition

    By Affrica Taylor, Veronica Pacini-Ketchabaw

    The lives and futures of children and animals are linked to environmental challenges associated with the Anthropocene and the acceleration of human-caused extinctions. This book sparks a fascinating interdisciplinary conversation about child–animal relations, calling for a radical shift in how we…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Spaces of Childhood and Youth Series

  • The Geography of Scientific Collaboration book cover

    The Geography of Scientific Collaboration

    1st Edition

    By Agnieszka Olechnicka, Adam Ploszaj, Dorota Celińska-Janowicz

    Science is increasingly defined by multidimensional collaborative networks. Despite the unprecedented growth of scientific collaboration around the globe – the collaborative turn – geography still matters for the cognitive enterprise. This book explores how geography conditions scientific…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • Land Use and Land Cover Semantics: Principles, Best Practices, and Prospects book cover

    Land Use and Land Cover Semantics

    Principles, Best Practices, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ola Ahlqvist, Dalia Varanka, Steffen Fritz, Krzysztof Janowicz

    Explore the Important Role that the Semantics of Land Use and Land Cover Plays within a Broader Environmental Context Focused on the information semantics of land use and land cover (LULC) and providing a platform for reassessing this field, Land Use and Land Cover Semantics: Principles, Best…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Chasing the City: Models for Extra-Urban Investigations book cover

    Chasing the City

    Models for Extra-Urban Investigations, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joshua M Nason, Jeffrey S Nesbit

    Historically, many architects, planners, and urban designers solicit idealistic depictions of a controllable urban environment made from highly regulated geometrical organizations and systematically defined processes. Rather than working as urban "designers" who set out to control and implant…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge

  • Legal Mechanisms for Water Resources in the Third Millennium: Select papers from the IWRA XIV and XV World Water Congresses book cover

    Legal Mechanisms for Water Resources in the Third Millennium

    Select papers from the IWRA XIV and XV World Water Congresses, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcella Nanni, Stefano Burchi, Ariella D’Andrea, Gabriel Eckstein

    Legal mechanisms for the management, development and protection of water resources have evolved over the years and have reached unprecedented levels of complexity and sophistication. This phenomenon is largely in response to the global community’s sustainable development agenda, to the challenges…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Special Issues on Water Policy and Governance

  • Climate Change Impacts and Women’s Livelihood: Vulnerability in Developing Countries book cover

    Climate Change Impacts and Women’s Livelihood

    Vulnerability in Developing Countries, 1st Edition

    By Salim Momtaz, Muhammad Asaduzzaman

    Very few studies have been conducted to explore the vulnerability of women in the context of climate change. This book addresses this absence by investigating the structure of women’s livelihoods and coping capacity in a disaster vulnerable coastal area of Bangladesh. The research findings suggest…

    eBook – 2018-10-08
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Hazards, Disaster Risk and Climate Change

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