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Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications

1st Edition

Peter J. Diggle, Emanuele Giorgi
March 11, 2019

Model-based Geostatistics for Global Public Health: Methods and Applications provides an introductory account of model-based geostatistics, its implementation in open-source software and its application in public health research. In the public health problems that are the focus of this book, the...

Geographical Information Science

1st Edition

Narayan Panigrahi
February 07, 2019

Over the last decade, GIS (geographical information systems) has established itself as a collaborative information processing system that is increasing in popularity. Yet this interdisciplinary field is not available to the vast community of students and academicians as a subject of study.This book...

GIS in Sustainable Urban Planning and Management (Open Access): A Global Perspective

1st Edition

Martin van Maarseveen, Javier Martinez, Johannes Flacke
January 09, 2019

The Open Access version of this book, available at http://www.tandfebooks.com/doi/view/10.1201/9781315146638, has been made available under a Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial-No Derivatives 3.0 license. GIS is used today to better understand and solve urban problems. GIS in Sustainable...

Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning

1st Edition

Diana Mitsova, Ann-Margaret Esnard
December 13, 2018

Climate adaptation is a timely yet complex topic that does not fit squarely into any one disciplinary realm. Geospatial Applications for Climate Adaptation Planning presents an overview of the range of strategies, tools, and techniques that must be used to assess myriad overlapping vulnerabilities...

GIS-Based Simulation and Analysis of Intra-Urban Commuting

1st Edition

Yujie Hu, Fahui Wang
November 22, 2018

Commuting, the daily link between residences and workplaces, sets up the complex interaction between the two most important land uses (residential and employment) in a city, and dictates the configuration of urban structure. In addition to prolonged time and stress for individual commuters on...

Planetary Remote Sensing and Mapping

1st Edition

Bo Wu, Kaichang Di, Jürgen Oberst, Irina Karachevtseva
November 06, 2018

The early 21st century marks a new era in space exploration. The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) of the United States, The European Space Agency (ESA), as well as space agencies of Japan, China, India, and other countries have sent their probes to the Moon, Mars, and other...

GIS: An Introduction to Mapping Technologies

1st Edition

Patrick McHaffie, Sungsoon Hwang, Cassie Follett
October 31, 2018

Over the past few decades the world has been organized through the growth and integration of geographic information systems (GIS) across public and private sector industries, agencies, and organizations. This has happened in a technological context that includes the widespread deployment of...

Geospatial Technologies for Land Degradation Assessment and Management

1st Edition

R. S. Dwivedi
October 18, 2018

The constant growth of the world’s population and the decline of the availability of land and soil resources are global concerns for food security. Other concerns are the decrease in productivity and delivery of essential ecosystems services because of the decline of soil quality and health by a...

GPS Tracking with Java EE Components: Challenges of Connected Cars

1st Edition

Kristof Beiglböck
August 14, 2018

GPS Tracking with Java EE Components: Challenges of Connected Cars highlights how the self-driving car is actually changing the automotive industry, from programing embedded software to hosting services and data crunching, in real time, with really big data. The book analyzes how the challenges of...

High Spatial Resolution Remote Sensing: Data, Analysis, and Applications

1st Edition

Yuhong He, Qihao Weng
July 10, 2018

High spatial resolution remote sensing is an area of considerable current interest and builds on developments in object-based image analysis, commercial high-resolution satellite sensors, and UAVs. It captures more details through high and very high resolution images (10 to 100 cm/pixel). This...

Modelling Interactions Between Vector-Borne Diseases and Environment Using GIS

1st Edition

Hassan M. Khormi, Lalit Kumar
April 30, 2018

Master GIS Applications on Modelling and Mapping the Risks of Diseases Infections transmitted by mosquitoes, ticks, triatomine bugs, sandflies, and black flies cause significant rates of death and disease, especially in developing countries. Why are certain places more susceptible to vector-borne...

Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning: Principles and Processing, Second Edition

2nd Edition

Jie Shan, Charles K. Toth
March 05, 2018

Topographic Laser Ranging and Scanning, Second Edition, provides a comprehensive discussion of topographic LiDAR principles, systems, data acquisition, and data processing techniques. This edition presents an introduction and summary of various LiDAR systems and their principles and addresses the...

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