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  • 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

    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, 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, 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

  • Geospatial Information System Use in Public Organizations

    How and Why GIS Should be Used in the Public Sector, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicolas A. Valcik

    This book shows how Geospatial Information Systems (GIS) can be used for operations management in public institutions. It covers theory and practical applications, ranging from tracking public health trends to mapping transportation routes to charting the safest handling of hazardous materials.…

    Hardback – 2019-10-01
    Routledge

  • Spatial Information and the Environment

    1st Edition

    By Peter Halls

    There is considerable current academic interest in the interface between geographical information systems (GIS) and the environment. This new monograph explores the process from start to finish. It begins with information acquisition in the environment and moves on to tool and techniques for…

    Paperback – 2019-09-26
    CRC Press

  • Spatial Data Quality

    1st Edition

    By Wenzhong Shi, Peter Fisher, Michael F. Goodchild

    As research in the geosciences and social sciences becomes increasingly dependent on computers, applications such as geographical information systems are becoming indispensable tools. But the digital representations of phenomena that these systems require are often of poor quality, leading to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Resource Management Information Systems

    Remote Sensing, GIS and Modelling, Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Keith R. McCloy

    Resource Management Information Systems: Remote Sensing, GIS and Modelling, Second Edition provides you with the knowledge and skill necessary to design, build, implement, and operate spatial resource management information systems for the management of physical resources. This volume promotes the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-23
    CRC Press

  • Global Mapping of Human Settlement

    Experiences, Datasets, and Prospects, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paolo Gamba, Martin Herold

    The use of remote sensors for human settlement mapping and monitoring holds great promise for numerous fields of study, including urban planning and global environmental change and sustainability. While the potential for this technology is difficult to measure, achieving useful results at a…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press
    Remote Sensing Applications Series

  • GIS for Coastal Zone Management

    1st Edition

    Edited by Darius Bartlett, Jennifer Smith

    Increasingly used to analyze and manage marine and coastal zones, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) provide a powerful set of tools for integrating and processing spatial information. These technologies are increasingly used in the management and analysis of the coastal zone. Supplying the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Environmental Modeling

    A Practical Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mike J. Barnsley

    Increasingly used to represent climatic, biogeochemical, and ecological systems, computer modeling has become an important tool that should be in every environmental professional’s toolbox. Environmental Modeling: A Practical Introduction is just what it purports to be, a practical introduction to…

    Paperback – 2019-09-19
    CRC Press

  • Virtual Reality in Geography

    1st Edition

    By Peter Fisher, David Unwin

    The ideas and techniques of virtual reality are now being made available for the creation of artificial or virtual geographies (a virtual geography refers to the creation of artificial geographies for use in research and teaching, using ideas and techniques from the field of virtual reality (VR)).…

    Paperback – 2019-09-16
    CRC Press

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