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Cartography, geodesy & geographic information systems

GIS For Dummies
by Michael N DeMers ~ Paperback / softback

GIS (geographic information system) is a totally cool technology that has been called ?geography on steroids.? GIS is what lets you see the schools in your neighborhood or tells you where the nearest McDonald?s is. GIS For Dummies tells you all about mapping terminology and digital mapping, how to l...

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The Phantom Atlas
by Edward Brooke-hitching ~ Hardback

A STUNNINGLY ILLUSTRATED BOOK REVEALING THE GREATEST MYTHS, LIES AND BLUNDERS ON MAPS 'Highly recommended' - Andrew Marr 'A spectacular, enjoyable and eye-opening read' - Jonathan Ross The Phantom Atlas is an atlas of the world not as it ever existed, but as it was thought to be. These marvellous...

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All About Maps
by Sandu Cultural Media ~ Hardback

Graphic designers and illustrators are todays cartographers, charting lands real and mythic , from gorgeous renderings in the fields of travel and recreation to stylized representations of the worlds of our favourite games or fantasy series. Here, the full breadth of their work is showcased in stunn...

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Geographic Information Science and Systems
by Paul A Longley ~ Paperback / softback

Effective use of today's vast geographic information (GI) resources requires more than just powerful technology for problem solving. It requires science to help us understand the way the world works, and to help us devise effective procedures for making decisions. Three previous editions have establ...

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Map
by Phaidon Editors ~ Hardback

MAP: EXPLORING THE WORLD brings together more than 300 fascinating maps from the birth of cartography to cutting-edge digital maps of the twenty-fist century. The book's unique arrangement, with the maps organized in complimentary or contrasting pairs, reveals how the history of our attempts to make...

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GPS For Dummies
by Joel McNamara ~ Paperback / softback

Need directions? Are you good at getting lost? Then GPS is just the technology you?ve dreamed of, and GPS For Dummies is what you need to help you make the most of it. If you have a GPS unit or plan to buy one, GPS For Dummies, 2nd Edition helps you compare GPS technologies, units, and uses. You?ll...

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Mapping England
by Simon Foxell ~ Hardback

England has been continuously mapped from Medieval times to the present; politically, administratively and functionally as well as creatively and imaginatively. Maps have helped to define ideas of what England is and could be. They have developed and maintained its identity amongst other nations and...

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No Dig, No Fly, No Go
by Mark Monmonier ~ Paperback / softback

Some maps help us find our way; others restrict where we go and what we do. These maps control behavior, regulating activities from flying to fishing, prohibiting students from one part of town from being schooled on the other, and banishing certain individuals and industries to the periphery. This ...

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An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems
by Ian Heywood ~ Paperback / softback

The 4th Edition of this highly regarded and successful text continues to provide a clear and accessible introduction to the world of GIS for students and professionals. With an increased focus on the practical applications of GIS, the new edition features a wealth of new multi-disciplinary case stud...

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The Atlas of the Real World
by Daniel Dorling ~ Paperback / softback

Now available in paperback, this reference book has everything we need to make sense of today's world. 366 digitally modified maps - known as cartograms - depict the areas and countries of the world by their demographic importance on a vast range of topics, ranging from basic data on population, hea...

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London Underground Maps
by Claire Dobbin ~ Hardback

By documenting and guiding us on the journeys we make every day, maps influence the way we navigate and identify with our surroundings. The Underground, London Transport, and its successor Transport for London have produced and inspired maps which are navigational, decorative forms of publicity and ...

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Map Addict
by Mike Parker ~ Paperback / softback

'My name is Mike and I am a map addict. There, it's said...' Mike Parker, presenter of Radio 4's On the Map, celebrates the richness of all things maps in this fantastic, critically-acclaimed read. Have you ever got through an entire day without referring to some kind of navigational aide, be it...

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GPS Made Easy
by Lawrence Letham ~ Paperback / softback

"A one-stop source of information" - Arizona Republic "Buying and reading this book won't guarantee you'll never get lost again, but it's a good start." - Los Angeles Daily News * For everyone who is frustrated with the complexity of their new GPS unit * New information on integrating GPS data ...

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Pinpoint
by Greg Milner ~ Hardback

Over the last fifty years, humanity has developed an extraordinary shared utility: the Global Positioning System. Omnipresent, free, and available to all, GPS powers everything from your phone to the Internet to the Mars Rover. Greg Milner tells the sweeping story of GPS from its conceptual origins ...

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Maps: their untold stories
by Rose Mitchell ~ Hardback

A map is a snapshot of a place, a city, a nation or even the world at a given point in time - fascinating for what they tell us about the way our ancestors saw themselves, their neighbours and their place in the world. This magnificent collection, drawn from seven centuries of maps held in the Natio...

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The Map That Changed the World
by Simon Winchester ~ Paperback / softback
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In the summer of 1815 an extraordinary hand-painted map was published in London. Some eight feet tall and six feet wide, brightly coloured - in sea-blue, green, bright yellow, orange, umber - it presented England and Wales in a beguiling and unfamiliar mixture of lines and patches and stippled shape...

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Maps and Civilization
by Norman J.W. Thrower ~ Paperback / softback

In this concise introduction to the history of cartography, Norman J. W. Thrower charts the intimate links between maps and history from antiquity to the present day. A wealth of illustrations, including the oldest known map and contemporary examples made using Geographical Information Systems, illu...

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A History of the World in 12 Maps
by Jerry Brotton ~ Paperback / softback

A New York Times Bestseller "Maps allow the armchair traveler to roam the world, the diplomat to argue his points, the ruler to administer his country, the warrior to plan his campaigns and the propagandist to boost his cause... rich and beautiful." - Wall Street Journal Throughout history, maps...

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Ptolemy's "Geography"
by Ptolemy ~ Paperback

Ptolemy's Geography, the only book on cartography to have survived from the classical period, is one of the most influential scientific works of all time. Written in the second century A.D., for more than fifteen centuries it was the most detailed topography of Europe and Asia available and the best...

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Great Maps: The world's finest maps explored and explained.
by Jerry Brotton ~ Hardback

DK Smithsonian – The world's finest maps explored and explained. From Ptolemy's world map to the Hereford's Mappa Mundi, through Mercator's map of the world to the latest maps of the Moon and Google Earth, Great Maps provides a fascinating overview of cartography through the ages. Revealing the st...

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Great Maps: The world's finest maps explored and explained.
by Jerry Brotton ~ Hardback

DK Smithsonian – The world's finest maps explored and explained. Great Maps takes a close look at the history of maps, from ancient maps such as medieval mappae mundi to Google Earth. Why do we put north at the top of maps? Which maps show us the way to Heaven, and which show the “land of no sunshi...

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Geocaching
by Erik Sherman ~ Paperback / softback

GeoCaching: Hike and Seek With Your GPS is a guide to the relatively new, and exponentially growing, activity of geocaching. It is a treasure hunting game using handheld GPS (global positioning system) receivers that is now played world-wide. Although invented in May of 2000, there are already hundr...

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Map Of A Nation
by Rachel Hewitt ~ Paperback / softback

Map of a Nation tells the story of the creation of the Ordnance Survey map - the first complete, accurate, affordable map of the British Isles. The Ordnance Survey is a much beloved British institution, and Map of a Nation is, amazingly, the first popular history to tell the story of the map and the...

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GIS, Organisations and People
by James Petch ~ Paperback / softback

GIS projects have previously been viewed primarily as technical exercises, but it is now evident that the success of GIS projects depends as much on organisational issues as upon technicalities. GIS projects have profound socio-organisational contexts which must be taken into account if such project...

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Object-based Image Analysis: Spatial Concepts for Knowledge-driven...
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This book addresses the Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing communities worldwide by presenting a collection of 43 peer-reviewed interdisciplinary perspectives on Object-Based Image Analysis (OBIA). OBIA is a recent sub-discipline of Geographic Information Science devoted to deve...

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Radar Remote Sensing of Urban Areas
Hardback

One of the key milestones of radar remote sensing for civil applications was the launch of the European Remote Sensing Satellite 1 (ERS 1) in 1991. The platform carried a variety of sensors; the Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is widely cons- ered to be the most important. This active sensing techniq...

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Geographic Information and Cartography for Risk and Crisis Management
Hardback

Cartography and geographic information (GI) are remarkably appropriate for the requirements of early warning (EW) and crisis management (CM). The use of geospatial technology has increased tremendously in the last years. ICT has changed from just using maps created in advance, to new approaches, al...

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Imaging Spectroscopy: Fundamentals and Prospective Applications
Hardback

Based on the Lectures given during the Eurocourse on 'Imaging Spectroscopy: Fundamentals and Prospective Applications', held at the Joint Research Centre, Ispra, Italy, October 23-27, 1989

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Terrain Analysis
Hardback

The only reference on the use of GIS and related technologies in terrain analysis In this landmark publication, reflecting the collaborative effort of thirteen research groups based in four countries, leading experts detail how GIS and related technologies, such as GPS and remote sensing, are now b...

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Geographic Information Systems for Transportation
by Harvey J Miller ~ Hardback

GIS-T, an increasingly popular field, is the branch of GIS related to transportation. This professional reference/graduate level text presents a comprehensive and rigorous analysis of GIS-T applications in the analysis and planning of transportation systems.

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Spatial Data on the Web
Hardback

This book focuses on the modeling and management of spatial data in distributed systems. The authors have structured the contributions from internationally renowned researchers into four parts. The book offers researchers an excellent overview of the state-of-the-art in modeling and management of sp...

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ISO Standards for Geographic Information
by Wolfgang Kresse ~ Hardback

The book addresses scientists and technical experts who have already some background knowledge in Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and who want to know more about standardisation in GIS, in particular, the role of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO). In addition, the monogra...

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Analytical Surface Deformation Theory
by Y. Altiner ~ Hardback

The high accuracy achievable using space techniques (VLBI, SLR, GPS) requires rethinking of the theoretical foundations of deformation analysis to be applied. If the results of a deformation analysis are to be useful as initial data based on physical or dynamic models, which generally can be assumed...

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Practical Application of Remote Sensing in Forestry
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Proceedings of a Seminar on the Practical Applications of Remote Sensing in Forestry, Jonkoping, May 1985, under the Auspices of the Joint FAO/ECE Working Party on Forest Economics and Statistics and the Swedish National Board of Forestry under the Ministry of Agriculture

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Geographical Information and Planning
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This book demonstrates the state of the art in the use of information systems and modelling methods in different spatial/geographical planning contexts. It provides a review of developments in the 1990s and detailed insights into the current application of geographical information technology in urba...

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Interfacing Geostatstics and GIS
Hardback

Most of the papers contained in this volume grew out of presentations given attheInternational Workshop StatGIS03-InterfacingGeostatistics, GISand Spatial Data Bases, which was held in Portschach, Austria, Sept. 29-Oct. 1, 2003, and ensuing discussions, afterwards. Some of the papers are new and hav...

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Unexploded Ordnance Detection and Mitigation
Paperback / softback

The chapters in this volume were presented at the July-August 2008 NATO Advanced Study Institute on Unexploded Ordnance Detection and Mitigation. The conference was held at the beautiful Il Ciocco resort near Lucca, in the glorious Tuscany region of northern Italy. For the ninth time we gathered at ...

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Computational Intelligence for Remote Sensing
Hardback

This book is a composition of diverse points of view regarding the application of Computational Intelligence techniques and methods into Remote Sensing data and problems. It is the general consensus that classi?cation, and related data processing, and global optimization methods are the main topics ...

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Automatic Extraction of Man-Made Objects from Aerial Space Images
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Advancements in digital sensor technology, digital image analysis techniques, as well as computer software and hardware have brought together the fields of computer vision and photogrammetry, which are converging towards sharing objectives and algorithms. The potential for mutual benefits by the clo...

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GeoSpatial Visual Analytics
Paperback / softback

Access, distribution and processing of Geographic Information (GI) are basic preconditions to support strategic environmental decision-making. The heterogeneity of information on the environment today available is driving a wide number of initiatives, on both sides of the Atlantic, all advocating bo...

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