Category Archives: Geography

Geomorphological Landscapes of the World

Physical landscapes are one of the most fascinating facets of our Planet, which tell stories about the evolution of the surface of the Earth. This book provides up-to-date information about the geomorphology of the selected ‘classic’ sites from around the … 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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Biomass Burning and Its Inter-Relationships with the Climate System (Advances in Global Change Research)

This volume contains a selection of scientific papers which were presented at an international workshop held in Wengen, Switzerland, in September 1998. A number of state-of-the-art papers are presented, which discuss scientific, technological and socio-economic issues related to large forest … Continue reading

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Growth and Diffusion Phenomena: Mathematical Frameworks and Applications (Texts in Applied Mathematics)

Diffusion and growth phenomena abound in the real world surrounding us. Someexamples: growth of the world’s population, growth rates of humans, public interest in news events, growth and decline of central city populations, pollution of rivers, adoption of agricultural innovations, … Continue reading

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Managing Weather and Climate Risks in Agriculture

Based on an International Workshop held in New Delhi, India, this work should be of interest to all organizations and agencies interested in improved risk management in agriculture. In many parts of the world, weather and climate are one of … Continue reading

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Digital Soil Mapping: Bridging Research, Environmental Application, and Operation (Progress in Soil Science)

Digital Soil Mapping is the creation and the population of a geographically referenced soil database. It is generated at a given resolution by using field and laboratory observation methods coupled with environmental data through quantitative relationships. Digital soil mapping is … 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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Arctic-Subarctic Ocean Fluxes: Defining the Role of the Northern Seas in Climate

We are only now beginning to understand the climatic impact of the remarkable events that are now occurring in subarctic waters. Researchers, however, have yet to agree upon a predictive model that links change in our northern seas to climate. … Continue reading

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Climate Change -: Environment and History of the Near East

This survey of the ancient levels of lakes, rivers and the sea, as well as changes in the compositions of stalagmites and sediments reveals an astonishing correlation of climate changes with the emergence and collapse of civilizations in the Middle … Continue reading

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Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS (Critical Introductions to Geography)

Mapping: A Critical Introduction to Cartography and GIS is an introduction to the critical issues surrounding mapping and Geographic Information Systems (GIS) across a wide range of disciplines for the non-specialist reader. Examines the key influences Geographic Information Systems (GIS) … Continue reading

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