Geographical information systems (GIS) & remote sensing

    GIS Algorithms

    By Ningchuan Xiao

    Paperback £35.41

    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.

    Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing

    By Samantha Lavender

    Paperback Save £2.74 = £48.25

    A Beginner's Guide to the World of Satellite Data Over a thousand active satellites are in orbit around the Earth with applications including navigation, the transmission of data and satellite remote sensing; a space-based technology providing data accessible to everyone. The Practical Handbook of Remote Sensing offers a complete understanding...

    Principles of Geographical Information Systems

    By P.A. Burrough

    Paperback Save £2.22 = £36.77

    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.

    Geographic Information Science and Systems

    By Paul A. Longley

    Paperback Save £25.26 = £159.53

    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.

    Geocomputation

    By Chris Brunsdon

    Paperback Save £3.43 = £34.56

    The only student focused, applied primer for Geocomputation in the social sciences. With example code and data sets provided as add-ons, it enables readers to work through all the examples themselves. An accessible text, specifically designed for readers who are new to Geocomputation as an area of research.

    PostGIS in Action

    By Leo Hsu

    Paperback Save £6.45 = £24.54

    Whether you're managing a sales region, mapping city bus schedules, or analysing local cancer rates, thinking spatially opens up limitless possibilities for database users. PostGIS, a freely available open-source spatial database extender, can help create location-aware queries and features with just a few lines of SQL code.

    GIS Cartography

    By Gretchen N. Peterson

    Hardback Save £5.29 = £70.70

    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...

    SAGE Handbook of GIS and Society

    Paperback Save £2.96 = £32.03

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

    Mapping Spatial Relations, Their Perceptions and Dynamics: The City Today and in the Past

    Hardback Save £13.94 = £68.06

    This book focuses on the potential mapping of perceived urban space and spatial hierarchies as a consequence of social usage together with spatio-temporal changes as a result of factors such as demographic urban growth and decline.

    Observing Photons in Space: A Guide to Experimental Space Astronomy

    Hardback £164.46

    This book covers all spectral domains used for observing astrophysical objects and phenomena in space. It presents extensive details on general techniques used in space astronomy, such as calibration, cryogenics in space and laser aligned structures.

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