Geography: GIS, Remote Sensing & Cartography

  • The Global North-South Atlas: Mapping Global Change book cover

    The Global North-South Atlas

    Mapping Global Change, 1st Edition

    By Marcin Wojciech Solarz

    This innovative atlas deconstructs the contemporary image of the North–South divide between developed and underdeveloped countries which was established by the 1980 Brandt Line, and advocates the need for the international community to redraw the global map to be fit for the 21st century.…

    Paperback – 2019-11-05
    Routledge

  • 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

  • Laser Scanning: An Emerging Technology in Structural Engineering book cover

    Laser Scanning

    An Emerging Technology in Structural Engineering, 1st Edition

    Edited by Belén Riveiro, Roderik Lindenbergh

    This book provides an overview on the evolution of laser scanning technology and its noticeable impact in the structural engineering domain. It provides an up-to-date synthesis of the state-of-the-art of the technology for the reverse engineering of built constructions, including terrestrial,…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31
    CRC Press
    ISPRS Book Series

  • 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

  • Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images book cover

    Automatic Detection Algorithms of Oil Spill in Radar Images

    1st Edition

    By Maged Marghany

    Synthetic Aperture Radar Automatic Detection Algorithms (SARADA) for Oil Spills conveys the pivotal tool required to fully comprehend the advanced algorithms in radar monitoring and detection of oil spills, particularly quantum computing and algorithms as a keystone to comprehending theories and…

    Hardback – 2019-10-04
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice book cover

    Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice

    1st Edition

    By W. Gareth Rees

    Many advances in spaceborne instrumentation, remote sensing, and data analysis have occurred in recent years, but until now there has been no book that reflects these advances while delivering a uniform treatment of the remote sensing of frozen regions. Remote Sensing of Snow and Ice identifies…

    Paperback – 2019-10-02
    CRC Press

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