Mapping the Nation: Pioneering a New Platform for Government is a collection of maps developed by federal agencies using both desktop and web-based GIS tools. These maps and tools are used daily by federal employees, officials, and in some cases by the public, to gather, analyze, and respond to questions and challenges that range from the common to the catastrophic.
Principles and Applications provides a comprehensive overview of geolocation technologies and techniques, from radio-frequency based to inertial based. The focus of this book is to provide an overview on the different types of infra-structure supported by most commercial localization systems as well as on the most popular computational techniques which these systems employ.
Getting to Know ArcGIS, fourth edition, is a comprehensive introduction to the features and tools of ArcGIS for Desktop. Through hands-on exercises, readers will discover, use, make, and share maps with meaningful content. The fourth edition includes new exercises on map sharing and georeferencing, new datasets and scenarios, and an introduction to ArcGIS Pro, a powerful new part of ArcGIS for Desktop.
L'observation de la Terre depuis l'espace a bien sûr permis à l'Homme de mieux connaître la planète qu'il habite, mais aussi de prendre conscience des limites et des fragilités de son milieu de vie.Les satellites sont des outils coûteux, mais ils fournissent une masse énorme d'informations. La valorisation des données satellitaires représente un enjeu non seulement économique, mais aussi politique et scientifique. (résumé de l'éditeur)
This book focuses on effective methods for assessing the accuracy of both coordinate measuring systems and coordinate measurements. It mainly reports on original research work conducted by Sladek’s team at Cracow University of Technology’s Laboratory of Coordinate Metrology.
In recent years, large-scale land acquisitions in Africa have stoked controversy, making headlines across the world.Dubbed 'land grabs' in the media, large-scale land acquisitions have become one of the most talked about and contentious topics amongst those studying, working in or writing about Africa. Some commentators have welcomed this corporate and government action in response to security and food shortage fears, others have countered by pointing to its negative impacts.
Learn how to build powerful spatial database solutions with PostGIS quickly and efficiently
PostGIS in Action, Second Edition teaches readers of all levels to write spatial queries that solve real-world problems. It first gives you a background in vector-, raster-, and topology-based GIS and then quickly moves into analyzing, viewing, and mapping data. This second edition covers PostGIS 2.0 and 2.1 series, PostgreSQL 9.1, 9.2, and 9.3 features, and shows you how to integrate with other GIS tools.
Landmark Cases in Property Law explores the development of basic principles of property law in leading cases. Each chapter considers a case on land, personal property or intangibles, discussing what that case contributes to the dominant themes of property jurisprudence – How are property rights acquired? What is the content of property rights? What are the limits or boundaries of property?
Content : Part I Light Scattering Part II Remote Sensing Part III Polarimetry Part IV Radiative Forcing