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Gis Open Source

by Luca Casagrande, Alessandro Frigeri, Alessandro Furieri & Ivan Marchesini et al.

The authors are all prominent experts in Open Source GIS in Italy and, in many cases, the international community. They are all professionals with involvement in training and scientific research and are highly...


Climate Change in Bangladesh

by Harun Rasid & Bimal Paul

Climate Change in Bangladesh: Confronting Impending Disasters is a comprehensive analysis of climate change impacts on Bangladesh, followed by a review of measures for confronting the manifested threats of climate...


Introducing Geographic Information Systems with Arcgis: A Workbook Approach to Learning GIS

by Michael D. Kennedy, Jack Dangermond & Michael F. Goodchild

An integrated approach that combines essential GIS background with a practical workbook on applying the principles in ArcGIS 10.0 and 10.1

Introducing Geographic Information Systems with ArcGISintegrates a broad...


The Modeling Process in Geography: From Determinism to Complexity

by Yves Guermond

This title focuses on the evolution of the modeling process and on new research perspectives in theoretical and applied geography, as well as spatial planning. In the last 50 years, the achievements of spatial...


Models in Spatial Analysis

by Lena Sanders

This title provides a broad overview of the different types of models used in advanced spatial analysis. The models concern spatial organization, location factors and spatial interaction patterns from both static...


Simulation of Complex Systems in GIS

by Patrice Langlois

This book provides a comprehensive view of geographical modeling. It first establishes the foundations of geographical modeling, covering such concepts as structure, organization, system, topologies, as well...


Thematic Cartography, Cartography and the Impact of the Quantitative Revolution

by Colette Cauvin, Francisco Escobar & Aziz Serradj

This series in three volumes considers maps as constructions resulting from a number of successive transformations and stages integrated in a logical reasoning and an order of choices. Volume 2 focuses on the...


Fractal Geography

by André Dauphiné

Our daily universe is rough and infinitely diverse. The fractal approach clarifies and orders these disparities. It helps us to envisage new explanations of geographical phenomena, which are, however, considered...


Beautiful Canada

by Dr. Diana Prince

Beautiful Canada explores the natural wonders of this land to the north and the country?s fascinating history. Each of the provinces and territories has a distinct identity and has its own story to tell. This...


I Choose to Live

by Letshego Zulu

In July 2016, Letshego Zulu set off with her husband, SA racing champion Gugulethu Zulu, to conquer Mount Kilimanjaro. She had no idea that she would return to South Africa days later with her husband?s body...


Permanent Atlas of the European Union

by Collective & Jean-Dominique Giuliani

The European Union, with its 27 Member States and 447 million inhabitants, is one of the world's major economic and commercial powers. But many people still know little about it. The third edition of this book,...


Kingdom of Frost

by Bjørn Vassness & Lucy Moffatt

An award-winning science journalist explains what Earth’s frozen waters tell us about the past, present, and future of humanity.

“The Kingdom of Frost,” or what scientists call the cryosphere, refers to...


Dr. Howard on the Keweenaw

by P. J. Howard M.D.

Michigan?s Upper Peninsula is one of America?s hidden treasures. Overlooked and ignored as a place to visit compared, say, to Vermont or coastal Maine. It is decidedly not Yellowstone Park, Disney World, or...


Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera

by Marcelle K. BouDagher-Fadel

Evolution and Geological Significance of Larger Benthic Foraminifera is a unique, comprehensive reference work on the larger benthic foraminifera. This second edition is substantially revised, including extensive...


The Shape of a City

by Julien Gracq

1. Gracq is both heir to and challenged by Marcel Proust and Proust is enormously popular here at the moment. 2. Gracq's very reclusiveness and the air of mystery which surrounds his work and life would make...


Political Geography

by Igor Okunev

This textbook on political geography is devoted to a discipline concerned with the spatial dimensions of politics. This course is an introduction to the study of political science, international relations and...


Why Study Geography?

by Alan Parkinson

Considering studying geography at university? Wondering whether a geography degree will get you a good job, and what you might earn? Want to know what it's actually like to study geography at degree level? This...


Climate Risks as Organizational Problems

by Theresa Castor

Climate Risks as Organizational Problems: Constructing Agency and Action provides an introduction to the "Communication as Constitutive of Organizations" (CCO) approach by addressing key ideas in organizational...


Determinants, Consequences and Perspectives of Land Reform Politics in Newly Industrializing Countries

by David Betge

This comparative case study addresses central determinants of inequalities that persist in India and South Africa. The particular focus of the study is on programs aiming at the redistribution of land to the...


Determinants, Consequences and Perspectives of Land Reform Politics in Newly Industrializing Countries

by David Betge

This comparative case study addresses central determinants of inequalities that persist in India and South Africa. The particular focus of the study is on programs aiming at the redistribution of land to the...