Geographic Information Systems Products

  • 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 – 2017-04-06
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Urban Ecology

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Urban and Regional Data Management

    UDMS Annual 2013

    Edited by Claire Ellul, Sisi Zlatanova, Massimo Rumor, Robert Laurini

    The Urban Data Management Society has organised international symposia at various locations throughout Europe since 1971, and UDMS 2013 marks its second visit to London. From its outset, UDMS has highlighted changes and trends in urban data and urban data management. However, the rate of emergence…

    Hardback – 2013-05-23
    CRC Press

  • Noise Mapping in the EU

    Models and Procedures

    Edited by Gaetano Licitra

    Noise mapping is the first tool to effectively assess noise exposure, communicating information to citizens, and defining effective action plans for protecting citizens from high noise levels and preserving quiet areas in urban European Community environments. Indeed, strategic noise maps are now…

    Hardback – 2012-09-06
    CRC Press

  • A Methodology for Processing Raw LIDAR Data to Support Urban Flood Modelling Framework

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Ahmad Fikri Bin Abdullah

    The consequences of recent floods and flash floods in many parts of the world have been devastating. One way to improving flood management practice is to invest in data collection and modelling activities which enable an understanding of the functioning of a system and the selection of…

    Paperback – 2012-04-15
    CRC Press

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2012-02-01
    Routledge

  • Urban and Regional Data Management

    UDMS Annual 2011

    Edited by Sisi Zlatanova, Hugo Ledoux, Elfriede M. Fendel, Massimo Rumor

    Human activities as well as various natural phenomena change the environment and impact on the quality of life. Analysis of those dynamics is required for a better understanding of urban modifications, and to facilitate urban growth and development. Research related to the management of urban data…

    Hardback – 2011-09-05
    CRC Press

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