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  • Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information Systems by Andrew Crooks
    Agent-Based Modelling and Geographical Information Systems (English, Paperback) Andrew Crooks, Nick Malleson

    This textbook explains how to design and build Agent Based Models and how to link them to Geographical Information Systems.

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  • Mapping Antarctica by Robert Clancy
    Mapping Antarctica (English, Hardback) Robert Clancy, John Manning

    This volume tells the story of Antarctica through original maps. These maps, many very rare, have been re-produced in high resolution and represent all major events, from the discovery and exploration of Antarctica to the scientific exploration of glaciers.

    $41.08 $49.99
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  • Spatial Statistics and Geostatistics by Yongwan Chun
    Spatial Statistics and Geostatistics (English, Paperback) Yongwan Chun, Daniel A. Griffith

    The definitive text on spatial statistics, from two key figures in the field. A systematic overview of everything an upper level student or researcher needs to know about spatial statistical and geostatistical methods.

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  • Star Maps by Nick Kanas
    Star Maps (English, Paperback) Nick Kanas

    This revised and updated second edition of the popular astronomical text focuses on the development of map-making leading to today's view of the stars. It captures the beauty of the heavens through images from antiquarian celestial prints and star atlases.

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  • GIS Cartography by Gretchen N. Peterson
    GIS Cartography (English, Hardback) Gretchen N. Peterson

    In the five years since the publication of the first edition of A Guide to Effective Map Design, cartography and software have become further intertwined. However, the initial motivation for publishing the first edition is still valid: many GISers enter the field without so much as one hour of design instruction in their formal education. Yet they are then tasked with creating one the most...

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  • Spatial Simulation by David O'Sullivan
    Spatial Simulation (English, Paperback) David O'Sullivan, George L. W. Perry

    A ground-up approach to explaining dynamic spatial modelling for an interdisciplinary audience.

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  • Close Up at a Distance by Laura Kurgan
    Close Up at a Distance (English, Hardback) Laura Kurgan

    Maps poised at the intersection of art, architecture, activism, and geography trace a profound shift in our understanding and experience of space.

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  • Datums and Map Projections by J.C. Iliffe
    Datums and Map Projections (English, Paperback) J.C. Iliffe

    A practical guide to coordinate reference systems.

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  • Principles of Geographical Information Systems by Professor Peter A. Burrough
    Principles of Geographical Information Systems (English, Paperback) Professor Peter A. Burrough, Rachael A. McDonnell

    Principles of Geographical Information Systems provides a thorough, broad-ranging account of the theory and practice of GIS. It explains why spatial data and the information systems based on them are so important in the modern world for solving a range of practical problems.

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  • Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences by David Abernathy
    Using Geodata and Geolocation in the Social Sciences (English, Paperback) David Abernathy

    Covering context, concepts, and theories, as well as the practice of how to capture and visualize Geodata, this full-colour text introduces readers to the Geoweb and how best to incorporate location-based data into research.

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  • GPS by Paul E. Ceruzzi
    GPS (English, Paperback) Paul E. Ceruzzi

    A concise history of GPS, from its military origins to its commercial applications and ubiquity in everyday life.

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  • Making Maps, Third Edition by John Krygier
    Making Maps, Third Edition (English, Paperback) John Krygier, Denis Wood

    Lauded for its accessibility and beautiful design, this text has given thousands of students and professionals the tools to create effective, compelling maps. Using a wealth of illustrations--most in full color--to elucidate each concisely presented point, the revised and updated third edition continues to emphasize how design choices relate to the reasons for making a map and its intended purpose. All components of map making are covered: titles, labels, legends, visual hierarchy, font selection, how to turn phenomena into visual data, data organization, symbolization, and more. Innovative pedagogical features include a short graphic novella, good design/poor design map examples, end-of-chapter suggestions for further reading, and an annotated map examplar that runs throughout the book. New to This Edition *Expanded coverage of using mobile digital devices to collect data for maps, including discussions of location services and locational privacy. *New and revised topics: how to do sketch maps, how map categories and symbols have changed over time, designing maps on desktop computers and mobile devices, human perception and color, and more. *Separate, expanded chapter on map symbol abstraction. *Additional case studies of compelling phenomena such as children's traffic fatalities based on race, the spread of tropical diseases, and the 2012 presidential election.

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  • Time: From Earth Rotation to Atomic Physics by Dennis D. McCarthy
    Time: From Earth Rotation to Atomic Physics (English, Hardback) Dennis D. McCarthy, P. Kenneth Seidelmann

    This accessible reference presents the evolution of concepts of time and methods of time keeping, for historians, scientists, engineers, and educators. The second edition has been updated throughout to describe twentieth- and twenty-first-century advances, progress in devices, time and cosmology, the redefinition of SI units, and the future of UTC.

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  • GNSS - Global Navigation Satellite Systems by Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof
    GNSS - Global Navigation Satellite Systems (English, Paperback) Bernhard Hofmann-Wellenhof, Herbert Lichtenegger

    This book is an extension to the acclaimed scientific bestseller "GPS - Theory and Practice". It covers Global Navigation Satellite Systems (GNSS) and includes the Russian GLONASS, the European system Galileo, and additional systems.

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  • Introduction to Geographic Information Systems by Kang-Tsung Chang
    Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (English, Paperback) Kang-Tsung Chang

    Introduction to Geographic Information Systems, 8th edition is designed to provide students in a first or second GIS course with a solid foundation in both GIS concepts and the use of GIS. Introduction to GIS strikes a careful balance between GIS concepts and hands-on applications. The main portion of the chapter presents GIS terms and concepts and helps students learn how each one fits into a...

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  • The SAGE Handbook of GIS and Society by Robert B. McMaster
    The SAGE Handbook of GIS and Society (English, Paperback) Robert B. McMaster

    A much needed retrospective and prospective look at how GIS technology influences and is influenced by today's post-industrial society.

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  • GIS Algorithms by Ningchuan Xiao
    GIS Algorithms (English, Paperback) Ningchuan Xiao

    The critical algorithms used in GIS are notoriously difficult to both teach and understand. This book address the problem by combining rigorous formal language with example case studies and student exercises.

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  • 3D Recording, Documentation and Management of Cultural Heritage by Fabio Remondino
    3D Recording, Documentation and Management of Cultural Heritage (English, Hardback) Fabio Remondino

    An integrated treatment of cultural heritage recording, modelling and conservation. A timely benchmark publication when so much heritage globally is under threat and a perfect tool for understanding and planning conservation. Has numerous examples.

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  • The ArcGIS Book by Christian Harder
    The ArcGIS Book (English, Paperback) Christian Harder

    Provides access to hundreds of live maps from the worldwide ArcGIS user community. In this second edition of The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying Geography to Your World, each big idea in the title is a chapter in the book about the ways that GIS technology can unlock your data to reveal deeper insights and a better understanding of virtually any problem with a geographic dimension.

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  • GIS and the Social Sciences by Dimitris Ballas
    GIS and the Social Sciences (English, Paperback) Dimitris Ballas, Graham Clarke

    GIS and the Social Sciences offers a uniquely social science approach on the theory and application of GIS with a range of modern examples. It explores how human geography can engage with a variety of important policy issues through linking together GIS and spatial analysis, and demonstrates the importance of applied GIS and spatial analysis for solving real-world problems in both the public and...

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