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  1. Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS, Second Edition

    By Fahui Wang

    The second edition of a bestseller, Quantitative Methods and Socio-Economic Applications in GIS (previously titled Quantitative Methods and Applications in GIS) details applications of quantitative methods in social science, planning, and public policy with a focus on spatial perspectives. The book...

    Published December 19th 2014 by CRC Press

  2. GeoComputation, Second Edition

    Edited by Robert J. Abrahart, Linda M. See

    A revision of Openshaw and Abrahart’s seminal work, GeoComputation, Second Edition retains influences of its originators while also providing updated, state-of-the-art information on changes in the computational environment. In keeping with the field’s development, this new edition takes a broader...

    Published June 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  3. Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing

    With Algorithms for ENVI/IDL and Python, Third Edition

    By Morton J. Canty

    Image Analysis, Classification and Change Detection in Remote Sensing: With Algorithms for ENVI/IDL and Python, Third Edition introduces techniques used in the processing of remote sensing digital imagery. It emphasizes the development and implementation of statistically motivated, data-driven...

    Published June 6th 2014 by CRC Press

  4. Food Security, Food Prices and Climate Variability

    By Molly E. Brown

    Series: Earthscan Food and Agriculture

    The agriculture system is under pressure to increase production every year as global population expands and more people move from a diet mostly made up of grains, to one with more meat, dairy and processed foods. This book uses a decade of primary research to examine how weather and...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Global Urban Monitoring and Assessment through Earth Observation

    Edited by Qihao Weng

    Series: Remote Sensing Applications Series

    Cities and towns are the original producers of many of the global environmental problems related to waste disposal, and air and water pollution. There is a rapidly growing need for technologies that will enable monitoring of the world’s natural resources and urban assets, and managing exposure to...

    Published May 23rd 2014 by CRC Press

  6. Geographical Information Systems

    Trends and Technologies

    Edited by Elaheh Pourabbas

    Web services, cloud computing, location based services, NoSQLdatabases, and Semantic Web offer new ways of accessing, analyzing, and elaborating geo-spatial information in both real-world and virtual spaces. This book explores the how-to of the most promising recurrent technologies and trends in...

    Published May 16th 2014 by CRC Press

  7. Scale in Spatial Information and Analysis

    By Jingxiong Zhang, Peter Atkinson, Michael F. Goodchild

    Now ubiquitous in modern life, spatial data present great opportunities to transform many of the processes on which we base our everyday lives. However, not only do these data depend on the scale of measurement, but also handling these data (e.g., to make suitable maps) requires that we account for...

    Published April 15th 2014 by CRC Press

  8. Big Data

    Techniques and Technologies in Geoinformatics

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi

    Big data has always been a major challenge in geoinformatics as geospatial data come in various types and formats, new geospatial data are acquired very fast, and geospatial databases are inherently very large. And while there have been advances in hardware and software for handling big data, they...

    Published February 18th 2014 by CRC Press

  9. Modelling the Future Water Infrastructure of Cities

    By Arlex Sanchez Torres

    Series: UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis Series

    Many cities around the world are facing considerable pressure to cope with urban development, sustaining economic growth and providing basic living conditions. Urban infrastructure is aging and uncontrolled urbanization leads to considerable pressure on economic resources. Hence there is a need for...

    Published February 5th 2014 by CRC Press

  10. GlobalSoilMap

    Basis of the global spatial soil information system

    Edited by Dominique Arrouays, Neil McKenzie, Jon Hempel, Anne Richer de Forges, Alex B. McBratney

    GlobalSoilMap: Basis of the global spatial soil information system contains contributions that were presented at the 1st GlobalSoilMap conference, held 7-9 October 2013 in Orléans, France. These contributions demonstrate the latest developments in the GlobalSoilMap project and digital soil mapping...

    Published January 27th 2014 by CRC Press