35 books (2 pages) in this category
Fundamental Geographic and Cartographic Concepts
by Francis Harvey, PhD
<DIV>This accessible text prepares students to understand and work with geographic information systems (GIS), offering a detailed introduction to essential theories, concepts, and skills. The book is organized in four modular parts that can be ...eBook
by Harvey, Francis
<div>This accessible text prepares students to understand and work with geographic information systems (GIS), offering a detailed introduction to essential theories, concepts, and skills. The book is organized in four modular parts that can be ...eBook
by McCalmont, Melanie Schleeter
Discover the University of Wisconsin collection of historic relief models, or three-dimensional maps. The University of Wisconsin relief models were crafted from 1875-1943 at the dawn of the analytics age. Relief models are an extremely ...eBook
Cartography, Navigation, and the Transformation of Territory in the Twentieth Century
by William Rankin
<div>For most of the twentieth century, maps were indispensable. They were how governments understood, managed, and defended their territory, and during the two world wars they were produced by the hundreds of millions. Cartographers and ...eBook
by Anson, R W
Basic Cartography: For Students and Technicians; Exercise Manual ...eBook
by Elizabeth A. Sutton
<div>In <i>Capitalism and Cartography in the Dutch Golden Age</i>, Elizabeth A. Sutton explores the fascinating but previously neglected history of corporate cartography during the Dutch Golden Age, from ca. 1600 to 1650. She examines how maps ...eBook
Indigenous Peoples and the Exploration of the New World
by John Rennie Short
<div> <div> <p>There’s no excuse for getting lost these days—satellite maps on our computers can chart our journey in detail and electronics on our car dashboards instruct us which way to turn. But there was a time when the varied landscape of ...eBook
by Rhind, D. W.
Making maps dates back at least four thousand years and it is widely recognised that many maps are of great historical value and present a skilled method of summarising the real world on a sheet of paper. Less well known is the judgement ...eBook
Maps and the Search for Identity in the French-German Borderland
by Catherine Tatiana Dunlop
<div>The period between the French Revolution and World War II was a time of tremendous growth in both mapmaking and map reading throughout Europe. There is no better place to witness this rise of popular cartography than in Alsace-Lorraine, a ...eBook
by Watson, Debbie
This unique book is the key to computer contouring, exploring in detail the practice and principles using a personal computer. Contouring allows a three dimensional view in two dimensions and is a fundamental technique to represent spatial data.eBook
by Maling, D. H.
A revised and expanded new edition of the definitive English work on map projections. The revisions take into account the huge advances in geometrical geodesy which have occurred since the early years of satellite geodesy. The detailed ...eBook
A Guide for GIS UsersA Guide for GIS Users
by Cynthia A. Brewer
<em>Designing Better Maps: A Guide for GIS Users</em>, second edition, is a comprehensive guide to the myriad decisions involved in creating maps that communicate effectively. In <em>Designing Better Maps</em>, renowned cartographer Cynthia A. ...eBook
British Maps and the Making of the Middle East, 1854-1921
by Daniel Foliard
<div>While the twentieth century’s conflicting visions and exploitation of the Middle East are well documented, the origins of the concept of the Middle East itself have been largely ignored. With <i>Dislocating the Orient</i>, Daniel Foliard ...eBook
by Guptill, S. C.
<i>Elements of Spatial Data Quality</i> outlines the need and suggests potential categories for the content of a comprehensive statement of data quality that must be imbedded in the metadata that accompanies the transfer of a digital spatial ...eBook
by Schofield, W.
Engineering Surveying: Theory and Examination Problems for Students, Volume 2, Second Edition tackles the advance concepts in engineering survey. <br>The first chapter covers the study of errors in surveying observations; the effect of their ...eBook
by Schofield, W.
Engineering Surveying: Theory and Examination Problems for Students, Volume 1, Third Edition discusses topics concerning engineering surveying techniques and instrumentations. The book is comprised of eight chapters that cover several concerns ...eBook
by Vanícek, P.
Geodesy: The Concepts, Second Edition focuses on the processes, approaches, and methodologies employed in geodesy, including gravity field and motions of the earth and geodetic methodology.<br><br>The book first underscores the history of ...eBook
by Michael N. DeMers
GIS (geographic information system) is a totally cool technology that has been called "geography on steroids." GIS is what lets you see the schools in your neighborhood or tells you where the nearest McDonald's is. <i>GIS For Dummies</i> tells ...eBook
by Mark Monmonier
<div>Originally published to wide acclaim, this lively, cleverly illustrated essay on the use and abuse of maps teaches us how to evaluate maps critically and promotes a healthy skepticism about these easy-to-manipulate models of reality. ...eBook
On the History of Civilization and Geopolitics
by Karl Schlögel
<div>History is usually thought of as a tale of time, a string of events flowing in a particular chronological order. But as Karl Schlögel shows in this groundbreaking book, the <i>where</i> of history is just as important as the <i>when</i>. ...eBook