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Positioning and navigation in complex environments.

Yu, Kegen. , Yu, Kegen.
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(2018)  | 9781522535287 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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The limitations of satellites create a large gap in assistive directional technologies, especially indoors. The methods and advances in alternate directional technologies is allowing for new systems to fill the gaps caused by the limitations of GPS systems. Positioning and Navigation in Complex Environments...

Qualitative Methods in Tourism Research: Theory and Practice

Hillmnan, Wendy. Radel, Kylie. , Hillman, Wendy. Radel, Kylie.
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(2018)  | 9781845416409 | Channel View Publications | hbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 30/10/2017
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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking inqualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourismresearch. The contributions bring together various qualitative methods andapproaches while also providing suggestions for the juxtaposition of qualitativeand...

Qualitative Methods in Tourism Research: Theory and Practice

Hillman, Wendy. Radel, Kylie. , Hillman, Wendy. Radel, Kylie.
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(2018)  | 9781845416393 | Channel View Publications | pbk. | book | 320pp | Availability last checked: 30/10/2017
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This volume seeks to expose and illustrate new approaches and thinking inqualitative methods that are being developed and implemented in tourismresearch. The contributions bring together various qualitative methods andapproaches while also providing suggestions for the juxtaposition of qualitativeand...

Travels Among the Dena: Exploring Alaska's Yukon Valley

de, Laguna Frederica.
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(2018)  | 9780295742168 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | pbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
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This robust and engaging travel narrative re-creates a remarkable adventure inthe summer of 1935, when Frederica de Laguna, then in her late 20s, led a partyof three other scientists down the rivers of the middle and lower Yukon valley,making a geological and archaeological reconnaissance. De Laguna...

Travels Among the Dena: Exploring Alaska's Yukon Valley

de, Laguna Frederica.
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(2018)  | 9780295742151 | UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON PRESS | hbk. | book | 368pp | Availability last checked: 31/10/2017
AUD 153.95 (inc. GST), AUD 139.95 (ex. GST),
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This robust and engaging travel narrative re-creates a remarkable adventure inthe summer of 1935, when Frederica de Laguna, then in her late 20s, led a partyof three other scientists down the rivers of the middle and lower Yukon valley,making a geological and archaeological reconnaissance. De Laguna...

The invention of rivers : alexander's eye and ganga's descent.

Cunha, Dilip da.
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(2017)  | 9780812249996 | Univ of Pennsylvania Press | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 4/10/2017
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Geogames and geoplay : game-based approaches to the analysis of geo-information.

Ahlqvist, Ola. Schlieder, Christoph.
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(2017)  | 9783319227733 | Springer | hbk. | book | x, 238pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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Introduction to Geogames and Geoplay.-Game fundamentals.- Spatial, temporal and social expansion of games and play.- GI technologies in games.-Data collection games, VGI games, human computation games.-Gaming Technologies in Geography.-Simulation and AR games.- Educational Geogames.-Experience reports...

Complete Guide to the National Park Lodges

Scott, David. Scott, Kay L.
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(2017)  | 9781493028610 | GLOBE PEQUOT PRESS | pbk. | 9 ed.,  | book | 312pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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The only guide of its kind! The Complete Guide to the National Park Lodges isthe only definitive guide of its kind––covering every lodge in America'sNational Parks and Monuments, from luxurious inns to rustic cabins. The authors,National Park experts, tell readers how to leave behind the hassles...

Urban culture in tehran : urban processes in unofficial cultural spaces.

Abbasi, Golnar. Arefian, Mehran. Kashani, Bahador. Moeini, Seyed Hossein Iradj.
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(2017)  | 9783319654997 | Springer | hbk. | book | xix, 172pp | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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This book studies the production of urban culture in Tehran after 1979. It analyzes urban resistance and urban processes in underground cultural spaces: bookshops, cafes and art galleries. The intended audience is architects and urban planners interested in socio-political aspects of bottom-up space...

Exploring sustainable land use in monsoon asia.

Himiyama, Yukio.
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(2017)  | 9789811059261 | Springer | hbk. | book | viii, 296pp | Availability last checked: 29/11/2017
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This book presents the outcome of the Towards Sustainable Land Use in Asia (SLUAS) project, which was the pilot undertaking for development in a series of projects on land use. Monsoon Asia, with its huge and still increasing population and rapid socioeconomic changes, is regarded as a major hot spot...

Cityscape in the era of information and communication technologies.

Bonenberg, Agata.
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(2017)  | 9783319695419 | Springer | hbk. | book | vi, 154pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book discusses the impact of information and communication technologies, particularly social media, on the structure and landscape of contemporary cities. It presents a multidisciplinary range of theories and practical case studies and addresses a broad readership, from graduate students to practitioners...

Trends in spatial analysis and modelling : decision-making and planning strategies.

Behnisch, Martin. Meinel, Gotthard.
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(2017)  | 9783319525204 | Springer | hbk. | book | xiii, 214pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book is a collection of original research papers that focus on recent developments in Spatial Analysis and Modelling with direct relevance to settlements and infrastructure. Topics include new types of data (such as simulation data), applications of methods to support decision-making, and investigations...

To the Diamond Mountains: A Hundred-Year Journey through China and Korea

Morris-Suzuki, Tessa.
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(2017)  | 9780810896215 | Rowman & Littlefield Inc | pbk. | book | 216pp | Availability last checked: 9/12/2017
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This compelling and engaging book takes readers on a unique journey throughChina and North and South Korea. Tessa Morris-Suzuki travels from Harbin in thenorth to Busan in the south, and on to the mysterious Diamond Mountains, whichlie at the heart of the Korean Peninsula's crisis. As she follows in...

Tourism entrepreneurship : emerging research and opportunities.

Baporikar, Neeta.
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(2017)  | 9781522535225 | Information Science Publishing | hbk. | book | Availability last checked: 6/12/2017
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Corporate Social Responsibility: Applications of Good Practices and Malpractices in Tourism and the Hospitality Industry in the Developing World

Koutra, Christina.
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(2017)  | 9781536122893 | Nova Science Publishers Inc | hbk. | book | 190pp | Availability last checked: 18/10/2017
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In a dynamic and constantly changing external environment, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) in the tourism and hospitality industry is paramount for assuring a balance among shareholders and internal/external stakeholders, with the environment being inclusive. CSR has different forms and dimensions,...

Small town tourism in south africa.

Donaldson, Ronnie.
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(2017)  | 9783319680873 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 180pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book investigates small town tourism development in South Africa taking into account the most common strategies: branding, promotion, festivals and theming. The contents of the book resonate with the intersection of the power elite and their impacts on small town tourism. Because the book focuses...

The life of josé maría sobral : scientist, diarist, and pioneer in antarctica.

Tahan, Mary R.
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(2017)  | 9783319672670 | Springer | hbk. | book | lii, 336pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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Featuring the previously unpublished diary of José María Sobral, Under-Lieutenant of the Argentine Navy, this book provides insight on his life and his participation in Otto Nordenskjöld's Swedish Antarctic Expedition of 1901-1903.This biography highlights Sobral's personal thoughts on the mission,...

Small flying drones: applications for geographic observation.

Casagrande, Gianluca. Sik, Andras. Szabo, Gergely.
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(2017)  | 9783319665764 | Springer | hbk. | book | ix, 161pp | Availability last checked: 1/11/2017
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This book focuses on small flying drones and their applications in conducting geographic surveys. Scholars and professionals will discover the potential of this tool, and hopefully develop a conceptual and methodological framework for doing the following things: a) Translate their data acquisition needs...

Agent-based models and complexity science in the age of geospatial big data : selected papers from a workshop on agent-based models and complexity science (giscience 2016).

Kim, Eun-Kyeong. Perez, Liliana. Sengupta, Raja.
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(2017)  | 9783319659923 | Springer | hbk. | book | xi, 102pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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This book contains a selection of papers presented during a special workshop on Complexity Science organized as part of the 9th International Conference on GIScience 2016. Expert researchers in the areas of Agent-Based Modeling, Complexity Theory, Network Theory, Big Data, and emerging methods of Analysis...

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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Introduction – Catalyst and Approach1 The Albatross and the Territorial Expansion of the Japanese Empire1.1  In Pursuit of the Albatross: Purpose of Advance into the South Sea1.2  Transition from Marcus Island to Minami-Torishima (South Bird Island) 1.3  The Albatross and the Senkaku...

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 | xiv, 378pp | Availability last checked: 25/10/2017
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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,...

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....

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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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