Geographic Information Systems Products

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Island Geographies

    Essays and conversations

    Edited by Elaine Stratford

    Islands and their environs – aerial, terrestrial, aquatic – may be understood as intensifiers, their particular and distinctive geographies enabling concentrated study of many kinds of challenges and opportunities. This edited collection brings together several emerging and established…

    Hardback – 2016-11-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Human Geography

  • The Geography of Names

    Indigenous to post-foundational

    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

    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

  • Urban Informatics

    Collaboration at the nexus of policy, technology and design, people and data

    Edited by Kristene Unsworth, Andrea Forte, Richardson Dilworth

    Information shapes urban spaces in ways that most people rarely stop to consider. From data-driven planning to grassroots activism to influencing the routes we walk, bike, and drive, new information technologies are helping city dwellers to leverage information in new ways. These technologies shape…

    Hardback – 2015-11-10
    Routledge

  • Introduction to Hydrogeology, Third Edition

    Unesco-IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

    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

  • Broadband Telecommunications and Regional Development

    By Tony H. Grubesic, Elizabeth A. Mack

    Broadband is one of the most transformative technologies of the 21st century, yet our understanding of its regional impacts remains somewhat rudimentary. Not only are issues of broadband pricing and speed relevant in this context, but the overall quality of service for broadband can often dictate…

    Hardback – 2015-09-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in Regional Economics, Science and Policy

  • GeoComputation, Second Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Abrahart, Linda M. See

    A revision of Openshaw and Abrahart’s seminal work, GeoComputation, Second Edition retains influences of its originators while also providing updated, state-of-the-art information on changes in the computational environment. In keeping with the field’s development, this new edition takes a broader…

    Hardback – 2014-06-23
    CRC Press

  • Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi

    Due to the rapid increase in the number of mobile device users worldwide, location-based services (LBSs) have become pervasive, and the demand for them will continue to grow. Exploring recent changes in the technology and its uses, Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services takes an in-depth…

    Hardback – 2013-05-24
    CRC Press

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