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April 15, 2014
Author(s):
Jingxiong Zhang, Peter Atkinson, Michael 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 
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February 18, 2014
Editor(s):
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 
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January 27, 2014
Editor(s):
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 
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December 20, 2013
Author(s):
Thorsten Wiegand, Kirk A. Moloney
Understand How to Analyze and Interpret Information in Ecological Point Patterns Although numerous statistical methods for analyzing spatial point patterns have been available for several decades, they haven’t been extensively applied in an ecological context. Addressing this gap, Handbook of 
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December 10, 2013
Author(s):
Ian Muehlenhaus
Web mapping technologies continue to evolve at an incredible pace. Technology is but one facet of web map creation, however. Map design, aesthetics, and user-interactivity are equally important for effective map communication. From interactivity to graphical user interface design, from 
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December 04, 2013
Author(s):
Chaowei Yang, Qunying Huang
An exploration of the benefits of cloud computing in geoscience research and applications as well as future research directions, Spatial Cloud Computing: A Practical Approach discusses the essential elements of cloud computing and their advantages for geoscience. Using practical examples, it 
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November 11, 2013
Author(s):
Linda M. McNeil, T.S. Kelso
Designed to be a high-level, approachable resource for engineers who need further insight into spatial temporal information systems from an ontological perspective, Spatial Temporal Information Systems: An Ontological Approach using STK® explains the dynamics of objects interaction from signal 
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July 23, 2013
Author(s):
Peter J. Diggle
Written by a prominent statistician and author, the first edition of this bestseller broke new ground in the then emerging subject of spatial statistics with its coverage of spatial point patterns. Retaining all the material from the second edition and adding substantial new material, Statistical 
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July 12, 2013
Editor(s):
Guangxing Wang, Qihao Weng
Highlighting new technologies, Remote Sensing of Natural Resources explores advanced remote sensing systems and algorithms for image processing, enhancement, feature extraction, data fusion, image classification, image-based modeling, image-based sampling design, map accuracy assessment and quality 
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June 26, 2013
Author(s):
Sandra Lach Arlinghaus, Joseph J. Kerski
In terms of statistics, GIS offers many connections. With GIS, data are gathered, displayed, summarized, examined, and interpreted to discover patterns. Spatial Mathematics: Theory and Practice through Mapping uses GIS as a platform to teach mathematical concepts and skills through visualization of 
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