Category Archives: Cartography

Recent Advances in Design and Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning

The International conference on Design & Decision Support Systems in Architecture and Urban Planning is organised bi-annually by the Eindhoven University of Technology. This volume contains a selection of papers from the seventh conference that was held at De Ruwenberg … Continue reading

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GPS: Theory, Algorithms and Applications

This, the second edition of the hugely practical reference and handbook describes kinematic, static and dynamic Global Positioning System theory and applications. It is primarily based upon source-code descriptions of the KSGSoft program developed by the author and his colleagues … Continue reading

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Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach

Thoroughly updated with material related to the GRASS6, the third edition includes new sections on attribute database management and SQL support, vector networks analysis, lidar data processing and new graphical user interfaces. All chapters were updated with numerous practical examples … Continue reading

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Remote Sensing and GIS Technologies for Monitoring and Prediction of Disasters (Environmental Science and Engineering / Environmental Science)

Lessons learned in the last several years have given clear indications that the prediction and efficient monitoring of disasters is one of the critical factors in decision-making process. In this respect space-based technologies have the great potential of supplying information … Continue reading

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Open Source Approaches in Spatial Data Handling (Advances in Geographic Information Science)

This book focuses on the nature and characteristics of open source geospatial (OSG) software. Therole of OSG approaches in spatial data handling is the cross-cutting theme of the book. Various sub-themes are explored that introduce readers unfamiliar to OSG software … Continue reading

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Rural Analysis and Management: An Earth Science Approach to Rural Science

This handbook presents the foundations of modern rural analysis. The first part of the book presents a comprehensive description of the elements of rural analysis, providing the basis for a synthetic view of rural landscapes in the second part. Included … Continue reading

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Geospatial Analysis and Modelling of Urban Structure and Dynamics (GeoJournal Library)

The increasingly urbanized world has created various problems of environment, climate, consumption of resources, and public health, which are closely linked to the side-effects of urbanization such as sprawl, congestion, housing affordability and loss of open space. Fundamental to the … Continue reading

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Essential Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing (Essential (John Wiley & Sons))

Essential Image Processing and GIS for Remote Sensing is an accessible overview of the subject and successfully draws together these three key areas in a balanced and comprehensive manner. The book provides an overview of essential techniques and a selection … Continue reading

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Cartography in Central and Eastern Europe: Selected Papers of the 1st ICA Symposium on Cartography for Central and Eastern Europe (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography)

Within the region of Central and Eastern Europe a long and outstanding history in the field of Cartography and Geoinformation Science exists. In this book the contemporary developments in this region are brought together for the first time, ranging from … Continue reading

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Innovations in Remote Sensing and Photogrammetry (Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography)

Remote sensing of our environment is becoming increasingly accessible and important in today‚Äôs society. This book aims to highlight some of the broad and multi-disciplinary applications, and emerging practices, that remote sensing and photogrammetric technologies lend themselves to. The papers … Continue reading

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