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3D Engine Design for Virtual Globes

by Cozzi, Patrick

<P></P> <P>Supported with code examples and the authors' real-world experience, this book offers the first guide to engine design and rendering algorithms for virtual globe applications like Google Earth and NASA World Wind. The content is also ...

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A Research Agenda for Geographic Information Science

by McMaster, Robert B.

A close relationship exists between GIS and numerous applications, including cartography, photogrammetry, geodesy, surveying, computer and information science, and statistics, among others. Scientists coined the term "geographic information ...

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Advanced Geoinformation Science

by Yang, Chaowei

<P>Many of the challenges of the next century will have physical dimensions, such as tsunamis, hurricanes, and climate change as well as human dimensions such as economic crises, epidemics, and emergency responses. With pioneering editors and ...

ISBN: 9781439810613

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Advanced Location-Based Technologies and Services

by Karimi, Hassan A.

<P>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, ...

ISBN: 9781466518193

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Advances in Environmental Remote Sensing: Sensors, Algorithms, and Applications

by Weng, Qihao

<P>Generating a satisfactory classification image from remote sensing data is not a straightforward task. Many factors contribute to this difficulty including the characteristics of a study area, availability of suitable remote sensing data, ...

ISBN: 9781420091816

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Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications

by Yang, Xiaojun

<P><STRONG>Advances in Mapping from Remote Sensor Imagery: Techniques and Applications</STRONG> reviews some of the latest developments in remote sensing and information extraction techniques applicable to topographic and thematic mapping. ...

ISBN: 9781439874592

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Advances in Responsible Land Administration

by Zevenbergen, Jaap

<P><STRONG>Advances in Responsible Land Administration</STRONG> challenges conventional forms of land administration by introducing alternative approaches and provides the basis for a new land administration theory. A compilation of observations

ISBN: 9781498719612

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Algorithmic Foundation of Multi-Scale Spatial Representation

by Li, Zhilin

With the widespread use of GIS, multi-scale representation has become an important issue in the realm of spatial data handling. However, no book to date has systematically tackled the different aspects of this discipline. Emphasizing map ...

ISBN: 9781420008432

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Assessing the Accuracy of Remotely Sensed Data: Principles and Practices, Second Edition

by Congalton, Russell G.

<P>Accuracy assessment of maps derived from remotely sensed data has continued to grow since the first edition of this groundbreaking book. As a result, the much-anticipated new edition is significantly expanded and enhanced to reflect growth in

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Atmospheric Acoustic Remote Sensing: Principles and Applications

by Bradley, Stuart

Sonic Detection and Ranging (SODAR) systems and Radio Acoustic Sounding Systems (RASS) use sound waves to determine wind speed, wind direction, and turbulent character of the atmosphere. They are increasingly used for environmental and ...

ISBN: 9781420005288

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Backscattering from Multiscale Rough Surfaces with Application to Wind Scatterometry

by Fung, Adrian K

This resource explains and demonstrates the backscattering properties of multiscale rough surfaces, and illustrates their application to establish the geophysical model function (GMF) needed in wind scatterometry. This book also explains how the

ISBN: 9781630810016

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Bistatic SAR Data Processing Algorithms

by Xiaolan Qiu, Chibiao Ding & Donghui Hu

<p>Synthetic Aperture Radar (SAR) is critical for remote sensing. It works day and night, in good weather or bad. Bistatic SAR is a new kind of SAR system, where the transmitter and receiver are placed on two separate platforms. Bistatic SAR is ...

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Building Earth Observation Cameras

by Joseph, George

<P><STRONG><EM>A System Engineer's Guide to Building an Earth Observation Camera</EM></STRONG></P> <P></P><STRONG> <P>Building Earth Observation Cameras</STRONG> discusses the science and technology of building an electro-optical imaging system ...

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City Planning for Civil Engineers, Environmental Engineers, and Surveyors

by Bauer, Kurt W.

<P>While engineers and surveyors are not urban planners, they are often engaged in urban development. Therefore, a high degree of competence in civil engineering specialties such as surveying and mapping, highway and transportation engineering, ...

ISBN: 9781439808931

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Classics from IJGIS: Twenty years of the International Journal of Geographical Information Science and Systems

by Fisher, Peter

The past 20 years can be regarded as the adolescence of geographic information science (GIS), as it grew from a burgeoning area of study into a mature and thriving field. During those two decades, the International Journal of Geographic ...

ISBN: 9781420006377

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Classics in Cartography

Reflections on influential articles from Cartographica

by Martin Dodge

<b>Classics in Cartography</b> provides an intellectually-driven reinterpretation of a selection of ten touchstone articles in the development of mapping scholarship over the last four decades. The ‘classics’ are drawn exclusively from the ...

ISBN: 9781119957379

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Computation and Visualization for Understanding Dynamics in Geographic Domains: A Research Agenda

by Yuan, May

The world is ever changing, and a comprehensive understanding of the world will not be achieved without theoretical and methodological advances to decode complex dynamics in human and environmental systems. <BR><BR>Computation and Visualization

ISBN: 9781420060331

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Computer Processing of Remotely-Sensed Images

An Introduction

by Paul M. Mather & Magaly Koch

This fourth and full colour edition updates and expands a widely-used textbook aimed at advanced undergraduate and postgraduate students taking courses in remote sensing and GIS in Geography, Geology and Earth/Environmental Science departments. ...

ISBN: 9781119956402

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Computing in Geographic Information Systems

by Panigrahi, Narayan

<P>Capable of acquiring large volumes of data through sensors deployed in air, land, and sea, and making this information readily available in a continuous time frame, the science of geographical information system (GIS) is rapidly evolving. ...

ISBN: 9781482223163

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Creating Spatial Information Infrastructures: Towards the Spatial Semantic Web

by van Oosterom, Peter

Initiatives, such as INSPIRE and the US DHS Geospatial Data Model, are working to develop a rich set of standards that will create harmonized models and themes for the spatial information infrastructure. However, this is only the first step. ...

ISBN: 9781420070729

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