Geography: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • Remote Sensing and Urban Analysis: GISDATA 9 book cover

    Remote Sensing and Urban Analysis

    GISDATA 9, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jean-Paul Donnay, Mike J. Barnsley, Paul A. Longley

    One of the key geographical developments over the last two centuries has been that of urbanisation. In recent years this has exploded globally, particularly in developing countries. It is essential for governments, planners and researchers in geography and allied fields to understand this process…

    Paperback – 2019-11-04
    CRC Press

  • Uncertainty Modelling and Quality Control for Spatial Data book cover

    Uncertainty Modelling and Quality Control for Spatial Data

    1st Edition

    Edited by Shi Wenzhong, Bo Wu, Alfred Stein

    Offers New Insight on Uncertainty ModellingFocused on major research relative to spatial information, Uncertainty Modelling and Quality Control for Spatial Data introduces methods for managing uncertainties—such as data of questionable quality—in geographic information science (GIS) applications.…

    Paperback – 2019-10-29
    CRC Press

  • Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas: Ecology, Conservation, and Management book cover

    Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas

    Ecology, Conservation, and Management, 1st Edition

    Edited by Arturo Sanchez-Azofeifa, Jennifer S. Powers, Geraldo W. Fernandes, Mauricio Quesada

    Under threat from natural and human disturbance, tropical dry forests are the most endangered ecosystem in the tropics, yet they rarely receive the scientific or conservation attention they deserve. In a comprehensive overview, Tropical Dry Forests in the Americas: Ecology, Conservation, and…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • GIS-based Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences book cover

    GIS-based Studies in the Humanities and Social Sciences

    1st Edition

    Edited by Atsuyuki Okabe

    Studies in the humanities and the social sciences can be enhanced through the use of geographic information systems (GIS). However, this computer-aided method of analysis is worthless unless researchers can devote the time necessary to learn what it is, what it can do, and how to use it.Resulting…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Classics from IJGIS: Twenty years of the International Journal of Geographical Information Science and Systems book cover

    Classics from IJGIS

    Twenty years of the International Journal of Geographical Information Science and Systems, 1st Edition

    Edited by Peter Fisher

    The past 20 years can be regarded as the adolescence of geographic information science (GIS), as it grew from a burgeoning area of study into a mature and thriving field. During those two decades, the International Journal of Geographic Information Science (formerly Systems) (IJGIS) was one of the…

    Paperback – 2019-10-23
    CRC Press

  • Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment book cover

    Recent Advances in Remote Sensing and Geoinformation Processing for Land Degradation Assessment

    1st Edition

    Edited by Achim Roeder, Joachim Hill

    Land degradation and desertification are amongst the most severe threats to human welfare and the environment, as they affect the livelihoods of some 2 billion people in the world’s drylands, and they are directly connected to pressing global environmental problems, such as the loss of biological…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    CRC Press

  • Geospatial Information Technology for Emergency Response book cover

    Geospatial Information Technology for Emergency Response

    1st Edition

    Edited by Sisi Zlatanova, Jonathan Li

    Disaster management is generally understood to consist of four phases: mitigation, preparedness, response and recovery. While these phases are all important and interrelated, response and recovery are often considered to be the most critical in terms of saving lives. Response is the acute phase…

    Paperback – 2019-10-18
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Glaciers: Techniques for Topographic, Spatial and Thematic Mapping of Glaciers book cover

    Remote Sensing of Glaciers

    Techniques for Topographic, Spatial and Thematic Mapping of Glaciers, 1st Edition

    Edited by Petri Pellikka, W. Gareth Rees

    Glaciers and ice sheets have been melting significantly during recent decades, posing environmental threats at local, regional and global scales. Changes in glaciers are one of the clearest indicators of alterations in regional climate, since they are governed by changes in accumulation (from…

    Paperback – 2019-10-15
    CRC Press

  • Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures: A Global Perspective book cover

    Geographic Information Systems to Spatial Data Infrastructures

    A Global Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by Ian Masser

    This book draws on author’s wealth of knowledge working on numerous projects across many countries. It provides a clear overview of the development of the SDI concept and SDI worldwide implementation and brings a logical chronological approach to the linkage of GIS technology with SDI enabling data…

    Hardback – 2019-10-08
    CRC Press

  • Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations: How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector book cover

    Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations

    How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas A. Valcik

    This book shows how Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Spatial Information and the Environment book cover

    Spatial Information and the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Peter Halls

    There is considerable current academic interest in the interface between geographical information systems (GIS) and the environment. This new monograph explores the process from start to finish. It begins with information acquisition in the environment and moves on to tool and techniques for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    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…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

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