Geography: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • Speaking Canadian English: An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada book cover

    Speaking Canadian English

    An Informal Account of the English Language in Canada, 1st Edition

    By Mark M. Orkin

    What do English-speaking Canadians sound like and why? Can you tell the difference between a Canadian and an American? A Canadian and an Englishman? If so, how? Linguistically speaking is Canada a colony of Britain or a satellite of the United States? Is there a Canadian language? Speaking…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Cockney Past and Present: A Short History of the Dialect of London book cover

    Cockney Past and Present

    A Short History of the Dialect of London, 1st Edition

    By William Matthews

    Although Cockney can be considered to be one of the most important non-standard forms of English, there had been little to no scholarly attention on the dialect prior to William Matthews’s 1938 volume Cockney Past and Present. Matthews traced the course of the speech of London from the sixteenth…

    Paperback – 2017-02-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: The English Language

  • Simple Statistical Tests for Geography book cover

    Simple Statistical Tests for Geography

    1st Edition

    By Danny McCarroll

    This book is aimed directly at students of geography, particularly those who lack confidence in manipulating numbers. The aim is not to teach the mathematics behind statistical tests, but to focus on the logic, so that students can choose the most appropriate tests, apply them in the most…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11
    Chapman and Hall/CRC

  • Hydrologic Remote Sensing: Capacity Building for Sustainability and Resilience book cover

    Hydrologic Remote Sensing

    Capacity Building for Sustainability and Resilience, 1st Edition

    Edited by Yang Hong, Yu Zhang, Sadiq Ibrahim Khan

    Environmental remote sensing plays a critical role in observing key hydrological components such as precipitation, soil moisture, evapotranspiration and total water storage on a global scale. As water security is one of the most critical issues in the world, satellite remote sensing techniques are…

    Hardback – 2016-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Land Tenure, Boundary Surveys, and Cadastral Systems book cover

    Land Tenure, Boundary Surveys, and Cadastral Systems

    1st Edition

    By George M. Cole, Donald A. Wilson

    Land is important to all aspects of human life and has a key role in the economic well-being of society therefore, land tenure, land ownership, and real property law is a critical part of any developed nation. Together, the processes of how land parcels are held; how they are defined, measured, and…

    Hardback – 2016-08-01
    CRC Press

  • The Geography of Names: Indigenous to post-foundational book cover

    The Geography of Names

    Indigenous to post-foundational, 1st Edition

    By Gwilym Lucas Eades

    This book examines geographical names, place-names, and toponymy from philosophical and cultural evolutionary perspectives. Geographical name-tracking-networks (Geo-NTNs) are posited as tools for tracking names through time and across space, and for making sense of how names evolve both temporally…

    Hardback – 2016-07-26
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • GIS for Environmental Applications: A practical approach book cover

    GIS for Environmental Applications

    A practical approach, 1st Edition

    By Xuan Zhu

    GIS for Environmental Applications provides a practical introduction to the principles, methods, techniques and tools in GIS for spatial data management, analysis, modelling and visualisation, and their applications in environmental problem solving and decision making. It covers the fundamental…

    Paperback – 2016-06-07
    Routledge

  • Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Second Edition book cover

    Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing

    An Environmental Approach, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Emilio Chuvieco

    Fundamentals of Satellite Remote Sensing: An Environmental Approach, Second Edition is a definitive guide to remote sensing systems that focuses on satellite-based remote sensing tools and methods for space-based Earth observation (EO). It presents the advantages of using remote sensing data for…

    Hardback – 2016-03-03
    CRC Press

  • Principles of Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging: A System Simulation Approach book cover

    Principles of Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging

    A System Simulation Approach, 1st Edition

    By Kun-Shan Chen

    Principles of Synthetic Aperture Radar Imaging: A System Simulation Approach demonstrates the use of image simulation for SAR. It covers the various applications of SAR (including feature extraction, target classification, and change detection), provides a complete understanding of SAR principles,…

    Hardback – 2015-12-18
    CRC Press
    Signal and Image Processing of Earth Observations

  • Remote Sensing Handbook - Three Volume Set book cover

    Remote Sensing Handbook - Three Volume Set

    1st Edition

    Edited by Prasad S. Thenkabail

    A volume in the three-volume Remote Sensing Handbook series, Remote Sensing of Water Resources, Disasters, and Urban Studies documents the scientific and methodological advances that have taken place during the last 50 years. The other two volumes in the series are Remotely Sensed Data…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Handbook

  • Introduction to Hydrogeology, Third Edition: Unesco-IHE Delft Lecture Note Series book cover

    Introduction to Hydrogeology, Third Edition

    Unesco-IHE Delft Lecture Note Series, 3rd Edition

    By J.C. Nonner

    Providing an introduction to the crucially important topic of groundwater, this text covers all major fields of hydrogeology and includes outlines of the occurrence of groundwater in various rock types, the movement and storage of groundwater, the formulation of groundwater balances, the…

    Paperback – 2015-11-04
    CRC Press
    UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series

  • Low-cost space-borne data for inundation modelling: topography, flood extent and water level: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis book cover

    Low-cost space-borne data for inundation modelling: topography, flood extent and water level

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis, 1st Edition

    By Kun Yan

    This thesis aims to explore the potential and limitations of low-cost, space-borne data in flood inundation modelling under unavoidable, intrinsic uncertainty. In particular, the potential in supporting hydraulic modelling of floods of: NASA’s SRTM (Shuttle Radar Topographic Mission) topographic…

    Paperback – 2015-10-29
    CRC Press
    IHE Delft PhD Thesis Series

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