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  • GEOValue

    The Socioeconomic Value of Geospatial Information, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jamie B. Kruse, Joep Crompvoets, Francoise Pearlman

    Quantifying the social and economic value that geospatial information contributes to modern society is a complex task. To construct reliable and consistent valuation measures requires an understanding of the sequence of processes that starts with data acquisition, and leads to decision-makers’…

    Hardback – 2017-11-10
    CRC Press

  • Remote Sensing of Hydrometeorological Hazards

    1st Edition

    Edited by George P. Petropoulos, Tanvir Islam

    Extreme weather and climate change aggravate the frequency and magnitude of disasters. Facing atypical and more severe events, existing early warning and response systems become inadequate both in scale and scope. Earth Observation (EO) provides today information at global, regional and even basin…

    Hardback – 2017-11-02
    CRC Press

  • Satellite Altimetry Over Oceans and Land Surfaces

    1st Edition

    Edited by Detlef Stammer, Anny Cazenave

    Satellite remote sensing, in particular by radar altimetry, is a crucial technique for observations of the ocean surface and of many aspects of land surfaces, and of paramount importance for climate and environmental studies. This book provides a state-of-the-art overview of the satellite altimetry…

    Hardback – 2017-10-25
    CRC Press
    Earth Observation of Global Changes

  • The Fight for Fair Housing

    Causes, Consequences, and Future Implications of the 1968 Federal Fair Housing Act, 1st Edition

    Edited by Gregory D. Squires

    The federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 was passed in a time of turmoil, conflict, and often conflagration in cities across the nation. It took the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. to finally secure its passage. The Kerner Commission warned in 1968 that "to continue present policies…

    Paperback – 2017-10-18
    Routledge

  • Geospatial Data Science Techniques and Applications

    1st Edition

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi, Bobak Karimi

    Data science has recently gained much attention for a number of reasons, and among them is Big Data. Scientists (from almost all disciplines including physics, chemistry, biology, sociology, among others) and engineers (from all fields including civil, environmental, chemical, mechanical, among…

    Hardback – 2017-10-18
    CRC Press

  • Loose Fit City

    The Contribution of Bottom-Up Architecture to Urban Design and Planning, 1st Edition

    By Maurice Mitchell, Bo Tang

    Drawn from a lifetime’s experience of shared city-making from the bottom up, within rapidly expanding urban metabolisms in Delhi, Mumbai, Agra, Kathmandu, West Africa and London, Loose Fit City is about the ways in which city residents can learn through making to engage with the dynamic process of…

    Paperback – 2017-10-09
    Routledge

  • Mapping Urbanities

    Morphologies, Flows, Possibilities, 1st Edition

    Edited by Kim Dovey, Elek Pafka, Mirjana Ristic

    What is the capacity of mapping to reveal the forces at play in shaping urban form and space? How can mapping extend the urban imagination and therefore the possibilities for urban transformation? With a focus on urban scales, Mapping Urbanities explores the potency of mapping as a research method…

    Paperback – 2017-09-18
    Routledge

  • Connecting Places, Connecting People

    A Paradigm for Urban Living in the 21st Century, 1st Edition

    By Reena Tiwari

    What is a better community? How can we reconfigure places and transport networks to create environmentally friendly, economically sound, and socially just communities? How can we meet the challenges of growing pollution, depleting fossil fuels, rising gasoline prices, traffic congestion, traffic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-05
    Routledge

  • Environmental Modelling with GIS and Remote Sensing

    1st Edition

    Edited by Andrew Skidmore

    Most government agencies and private companies are investing significant resources in the production and use of geographical data. The capabilities of Geographical Information Systems (GIS) for data analysis are also improving, to the extent that the potential performance of GIS software and the…

    Hardback – 2017-08-11
    CRC Press

  • Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS

    2nd Edition

    By Fahui Wang

    The second edition of a bestseller, Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS (previously titled Quantitative Methods and Applications in GIS) details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. The book…

    Paperback – 2017-08-02
    CRC Press

  • Computer Modeling Applications for Environmental Engineers

    2nd Edition

    By Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid Ahmed, Mohammed Isam Mohammed Abdel-Magid

    Computer Modeling Applications for Environmental Engineers in its second edition incorporates changes and introduces new concepts using Visual Basic.NET, a programming language chosen for its ease of comprehensive usage. This book offers a complete understanding of the basic principles of…

    Hardback – 2017-06-28
    CRC Press

  • Basic GIS Coordinates

    3rd Edition

    By Jan Van Sickle

    Coordinates are integral building tools for GIS, cartography, surveying and are vital to the many applications we use today such as smart phones, car navigation systems and driverless cars. Basic GIS Coordinates, Third Edition grants readers with a solid understanding of coordinates and coordinate…

    Hardback – 2017-06-12
    CRC Press

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