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  • Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on…

    Paperback – 2017-06-18 
    Routledge

  • Spectral Methods in Geodesy and Geophysics

    By Christopher Jekeli

    The purpose of the book is to provide a rigorous treatment of spectral analysis using Fourier-based techniques in the geosciences, specifically geodesy and geophysics that deal with global and regional spatial data. The basic motivation is to get students to think about spatial data in the…

    Hardback – 2017-06-15 
    CRC Press

  • Data Visualization for Design Thinking

    Applied Mapping

    By Winifred E. Newman

    Data Visualization for Design Thinking helps you make better maps. Treating maps as applied research, you’ll be able to understand how to map sites, places, ideas, and projects, revealing the complex relationships between what you represent, your thinking, the technology you use, the culture you…

    Paperback – 2017-06-06 
    Routledge

  • Compressive Sensing of Earth Observations

    Edited by C.H. Chen

    Future remote sensing systems will make extensive use of Compressive Sensing (CS ) and will include CS as part of the system design. CS can be particularly important with increased high resolution sensor development and the enormous amount of earth observation data. CS exploits the sparsity of the…

    Hardback – 2017-05-26 
    CRC Press
    Signal and Image Processing of Earth Observations

  • Introduction to GIS Programming and Fundamentals with Python and ArcGIS®

    By Chaowei Yang

    Combining GIS concepts and fundamental spatial thinking methodology with real programming examples, this book introduces popular Python-based tools and their application to solving real-world problems. A powerful programming language with high-level toolkits, Python is well suited to handling…

    Hardback – 2017-04-13 
    CRC Press

  • Urban Expansion, Land Cover and Soil Ecosystem Services

    Edited by Ciro Gardi

    More than half of the world population now lives in cities, and urban expansion continues as rural people move to cities. This results in the loss of land for other purposes, particularly soil for agriculture and drainage. This book presents a review of current knowledge of the extension and…

    Hardback – 2017-04-10 
    Routledge

  • GIS and the Social Sciences

    Theory and Applications

    By Dimitris Ballas, Graham Clarke, Rachel Franklin, Andy Newing

    This book explores how human geography can engage with a variety of important policy issues through linking together GIS and spatial analysis. It considers how geography can ‘outreach’ to the wider community and demonstrates the importance of applied GIS and spatial analysis for solving real world…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Spatial Cloud Computing

    A Practical Approach

    By Chaowei Yang, Qunying Huang

    An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their advantages for geoscience. Using practical examples, it…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Big Data

    Techniques and Technologies in Geoinformatics

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi

    Big data has always been a major challenge in geoinformatics as geospatial data come in various types and formats, new geospatial data are acquired very fast, and geospatial databases are inherently very large. And while there have been advances in hardware and software for handling big data, they…

    Paperback – 2017-03-31 
    CRC Press

  • Advances in Passive Microwave Remote Sensing of Oceans

    By Victor Raizer

    This book demonstrates the capabilities of passive microwave technique for enhanced observations of ocean features, including the detection of (sub)surface events and/or disturbances while laying out the benefits and boundaries of these methods. It represents not only an introduction and complete…

    Hardback – 2017-03-16
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing the Mekong

    Edited by Claudia Kuenzer, Patrick Leinenkugel, Stefan Dech

    The Mekong Basin in Southeast Asia is one of the largest international river basins in the world. Its abundant natural resources are shared by six riparian countries and provide the basis for the livelihoods of more than 75 million people. However, ongoing socio-economic growth and related…

    Hardback – 2017-03-08
    Routledge

  • Geographies of Mobility

    Recent Advances in Theory and Method

    Edited by Mei-Po Kwan, Tim Schwanen

    This book seeks to bring together different philosophical, theoretical, and methodological approaches to the study of human mobility within the discipline of geography. With five thematic sections – conceptualizing and analyzing mobility, inequalities of mobility, politics of mobility, decentering…

    Hardback – 2017-03-07
    Routledge

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