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New and Published Books

  1. 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 22nd 2014 by CRC Press

  2. Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services

    Edited by Hassan A. Karimi

    Due to the rapid increase in the number of mobile device users worldwide, location-based services (LBSs) have become pervasive, and the demand for them will continue to grow. Exploring recent changes in the technology and its uses, Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services takes an in-depth...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  3. Urban and Regional Data Management

    UDMS Annual 2013

    Edited by Claire Ellul, Sisi Zlatanova, Massimo Rumor, Robert Laurini

    The Urban Data Management Society has organised international symposia at various locations throughout Europe since 1971, and UDMS 2013 marks its second visit to London. From its outset, UDMS has highlighted changes and trends in urban data and urban data management. However, the rate of emergence...

    Published May 22nd 2013 by CRC Press

  4. Noise Mapping in the EU

    Models and Procedures

    Edited by Gaetano Licitra

    Noise mapping is the first tool to effectively assess noise exposure, communicating information to citizens, and defining effective action plans for protecting citizens from high noise levels and preserving quiet areas in urban European Community environments. Indeed, strategic noise maps are now...

    Published September 5th 2012 by CRC Press

  5. A Methodology for Processing Raw LIDAR Data to Support Urban Flood Modelling Framework

    UNESCO-IHE PhD Thesis

    By Ahmad Fikri Bin Abdullah

    The consequences of recent floods and flash floods in many parts of the world have been devastating. One way to improving flood management practice is to invest in data collection and modelling activities which enable an understanding of the functioning of a system and the selection of...

    Published April 14th 2012 by CRC Press

  6. Perspectives in Medical Geography

    Theory and Applications for Librarians

    Edited by Amy J. Blatt

    Medical geography is a fascinating area of rapidly evolving study that aims to analyse and improve worldwide health issues based on the geographical factors which have an impact on them. Perspectives in Medical Geography will appeal to both novice and seasoned researchers looking to be informed on...

    Published January 31st 2012 by Routledge

  7. Urban and Regional Data Management

    UDMS Annual 2011

    Edited by Sisi Zlatanova, Hugo Ledoux, Elfriede M. Fendel, Massimo Rumor

    Human activities as well as various natural phenomena change the environment and impact on the quality of life. Analysis of those dynamics is required for a better understanding of urban modifications, and to facilitate urban growth and development. Research related to the management of urban data...

    Published September 4th 2011 by CRC Press

  8. Islamic Area Studies with Geographical Information Systems

    Edited by Atsuyuki Okabe

    Series: New Horizons in Islamic Studies

    In this volume the contributors use Geographical Information Systems (GIS) to reassess both historic and contemporary Asian countries and traditionally Islamic areas. This highly illustrated and comprehensive work highlights how GIS can be applied to the social sciences. With its description of how...

    Published February 27th 2011 by Routledge

  9. Cartography

    Visualization of Spatial Data, 3rd Edition

    By Menno-Jan Kraak, F.J. Ormeling

    This revised and updated edition integrates the latest in modern technology with traditional cartographic principles. While providing a solid conceptual foundation in cartographic methodology, the text also introduces the very latest advances that have greatly influenced cartographic techniques....

    Published November 18th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Introduction to Hydrogeology, Second Edition

    Unesco-IHE Delft Lecture Note Series

    By J.C. Nonner

    Series: UNESCO-IHE Lecture Note Series

    Providing an introduction to the crucially important topic of groundwater, this text covers all major fields of hydrogeology and includes outlines of the occurrence of groundwater in various rock types, the movement and storage of groundwater, the formulation of groundwater balances, the...

    Published November 17th 2009 by CRC Press