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Spatial Analysis and Location Modeling in Urban and Regional Systems: "

Thill, Jean. , Thill, Jean-Claude.
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(2017)  | 9783642378959 | Springer | hbk. | 1,  | book | 352pp | Availability last checked: 6/10/2017
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This contributed volume collects cutting-edge research in Geographic Information Science & Technologies, Location Modeling, and Spatial Analysis of Urban and Regional Systems. The contributions emphasize methodological innovations or substantive breakthroughs on many facets of the socio-economic and...

Historic New England: A Tour of the Region's Top 100 National Landmarks

Harris, Patricia. Lyon, David.
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(2017)  | 9781493024568 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 256pp
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National Historic Landmarks are touchstones of our collective past that stillresonate with our present. The six New England states have nearly 400 suchplaces. However, important doesn't always translate into interesting ans so wehave Historic New England: A Tour of the Region’s Top 100 National HistoricLandmarks––those...

Road Trip New England: Discovering 101 Offbeat Adventures

PIERCE, Walter.
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(2017)  | 9781493027705 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | book | 288pp | Availability last checked: 23/8/2017
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@roadtrip_newengland is a popular regional social media handle created andmaintained by the husband and wife team of Walter and Danielle Pierce who havebeen documenting their trips around New England with original photography and aunique perspective. They are natural trip planners who know how to uncoversomething...

Japanese advance into the pacific ocean : the albatross and the great bird rush.

Hiraoka, Akitoshi.
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(2017)  | 9789811051395 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 151pp | Availability last checked: 28/9/2017
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This book asserts that the albatross was the reason for the advance of the Japanese into the isolated islands in the Pacific after the abolition of the Japanese "closed-door" policy that had been in effect from the seventeenth century to the latter part of the nineteenth century. The birds' plumage...

Dissemination of cartographic knowledge : 6th international symposium of the ica commission on the history of cartography 2016.

Altic, Mirela. Demhardt, Imre Josef. Vervust, Soetkin.
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(2017)  | 9783319615141 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 390pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This book gathers 22 papers which were presented at the 6th International Symposium of the ICA Commission on the History of Cartography in Dubrovnik, Croatia on 13–15 October 2016. The overall conference theme was ‘The Dissemination of Cartographic Knowledge: Production – Trade – Consumption – Preservation’....

Proceedings of workshops and posters at the 13th international conference on spatial information theory (cosit 2017).

Ballatore, Andrea. Clementini, Eliseo. Fogliaroni, Paolo.
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(2017)  | 9783319639451 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 358pp | Availability last checked: 6/9/2017
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This book presents the proceedings of Workshops and Posters at the 13th International Conference on Spatial Information Theory (COSIT 2017), which is concerned with all aspects of space and spatial environments as experienced, represented and elaborated by humans, other animals and artificial agents....

The philosophy of geo-ontologies.

Tambassi, Timothy.
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(2017)  | 9783319640327 | Springer | pbk. | book | viii, 55pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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This book is intended as a philosophical introduction to geo-ontologies, in response to their increasing diffusion within the contemporary debate, where philosophy plays a fundamental, though still unexplored, role. Accordingly, the first part offers a short overview of the ontological background of...

Climate change in cities : innovations in multi-level governance.

Chu, Eric. Hughes, Sara. Mason, Susan.
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(2017)  | 9783319650029 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 378pp
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This book presents pioneering work on a range of innovative practices, experiments, and ideas that are becoming an integral part of urban climate change governance in the 21st century. Theoretically, the book builds on nearly two decades of scholarships identifying the emergence of new urban actors,...

Voyages between France and Ireland: Culture, Tourism and Sport

Bastiat, Brigitte. Healy, Frank. , Bastiat, Brigitte. Healy, Frank.
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(2017)  | 9783034322645 | Peter Lang AG | pbk. | book | 390pp | Availability last checked: 20/9/2017
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The voyage – the quest, the odyssey, the expedition – is one of the drivingforces of civilisation. From ancient times to the present day, human beings havetravelled through necessity (wars, persecutions, economic and politicalpressures), by vocation (religious and humanitarian) and for pleasure...

Dynamics in giscience.

Horák, Jiří. Inspektor, Tomás. Ivan, Igor.
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(2017)  | 9783319612966 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 424pp | Availability last checked: 30/8/2017
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This book is intended for researchers, practitioners and students who are interested in the current trends and want to make their GI applications and research dynamic. Time is the key element of contemporary GIS: mobile and wearable electronics, sensor networks, UAVs and other mobile snoopers, the IoT...

Towards green cities : urban biodiversity and ecosystem services in china and germany.

Grunewald, Karsten. Kümper-Schlake, Lennart. Li, Junxiang. Xie, Gaodi.
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(2017)  | 9783319582221 | Springer | hbk. | book | xvii, 197pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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The book aims to capture, describe and convey the current significance, the values and potentials of urban biodiversity and ecosystem services to scientists and professionals in the context of sustainable urban development and ongoing urbanization processes. Current developments, different approaches...

Putting tradition into practice: heritage, place and design : proceedings of 5th intbau international annual event.

Amoruso, Giuseppe.
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(2017)  | 9783319579368 | Springer | hbk. | book | liv, 1559pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This book gathers more than 150 peer-reviewed papers presented at the 5th INTBAU International Annual Event, held in Milan, Italy, in July 2017. The book represents an invaluable and up-to-date international exchange of research, case studies and best practice to confront the challenges of designing...

Information fusion and intelligent geographic information systems (if&igis'17) : new frontiers in information fusion and intelligent gis: from maritime to land-based research.

Claramunt, Christophe. Popovich, Vasily. Schrenk, Manfred. Thill, Jean-Claude. Wang, Tianzhen.
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(2017)  | 9783319595382 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 269pp | Availability last checked: 31/5/2017
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This book presents the proceedings of the 8th international Symposium “Information Fusion and Intelligent Geographic Information Systems 2017” (IF&ICIS'2017), which took place at Shanghai Maritime University, China, from May 10 to 12, 2017. The goal of the symposium was to bring together leading global...

Low-carbon smart cities : tools for climate resilience planning.

Kim, Kwi-Gon.
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(2017)  | 9783319596167 | Springer | hbk. | book | xxviii, 342pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This book aims to integrate climate mitigation and adaptation tools into conventional urban planning. It emphasizes the value and importance of ICT as connected technology. The author believes  that ICT and IOT can facilitate controlling climate change attributes when deployed with appropriate ingredients...

New advanced gnss and 3d spatial techniques : applications to civil and environmental engineering, geophysics, architecture, archeology and cultural heritage.

Barbarella, Maurizio. Cefalo, Raffaela. Zieliński, Janusz B.
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(2017)  | 9783319562179 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 283pp | Availability last checked: 28/6/2017
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This book provides the latest research on and applications of advanced GNSS (Global Navigation Satellite System) and 3D spatial techniques in the fields of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Geophysics, Architecture, Archaeology and Cultural Heritage.  It offers an updated reference guide on the above-mentioned...

This Favoured Land: Edward King-Tenison and Lady Louisa in Spain, 1850–1853

Fontanella, Lee.
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(2017)  | 9783034322089 | Peter Lang AG | hbk. | book | 178pp | Availability last checked: 20/9/2017
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In the wake of the Irish potato famine, Edward King-Tenison, a sometime Irishpolitician of the liberal order and one of the first masterful photographers ofSpain, and his wife, Lady Louisa Mary Anne Anson, the eldest daughter of the 1stEarl of Lichfield, left their estate of Kilronan in County Roscommon,...

Geocomputational analysis and modeling of regional systems.

Dragicevic, Suzana. Thill, Jean-Claude.
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(2017)  | 9783319595092 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 410pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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Introduction: Progress in GeoComputational Research.- Code as Text: Open Source Lessons for Geospatial Research and Education.- Considering diversity in spatial decision making.- Cyberinfrastructure-enabled High-performance and Parallel Computing for Geocomputational Modeling.- Agent-Based Modeling...

Nature, tourism and ethnicity as drivers of (de)marginalization : insights to marginality from perspective of sustainability and development.

Koderman, Miha. Pelc, Stanko.
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(2017)  | 9783319590011 | Springer | hbk. | book | xx, 341pp | Availability last checked: 16/8/2017
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This book considers de-marginalization attesting that marginal regions have the potential for de-marginalization and are anchored in developmental terms on the following core themes: nature; tourism; ethnicity and general factors including migration. Adding to the discussion on marginality and sustainability...

Car tourism.

Cudny, Waldemar.
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(2017)  | 9783319620831 | Springer | hbk. | book | xii, 142pp | Availability last checked: 5/7/2017
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Chapter 1.- Introduction; Chapter 2.- Theoretical approach; Chapter 3.- Car tourism spaces – visitor centres; Chapter 4.- Spaces of car tourism - museums and car exhibitions; Chapter 5.- Car tourism events; Chapter 6.- Summary.

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Travel, Tourism and the Moving Image

Beeton, Sue.
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(2015)  | 9781845415280 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 264pp
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This book explores the relationship between tourism and the moving image, fromthe early era of silent moving pictures through to cinema as mass entertainment.It examines how our active and emotional engagement with moving images providesmeaning and connection to a place that can affect our decision-making...

 

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