Download E-books Land Remote Sensing and Global Environmental Change: NASA's Earth Observing System and the Science of ASTER and MODIS (Remote Sensing and Digital Image Processing) PDF

By Bhaskar Ramachandran, Christopher O. Justice, Michael J. Abrams

Land distant Sensing and worldwide Environmental switch: The technological know-how of ASTER and MODIS is an edited compendium of contributions facing ASTER and MODIS satellite tv for pc sensors aboard NASA's Terra and Aqua structures introduced as a part of the Earth looking at approach fleet in 1999 and 2002 respectively. This quantity is split into six sections. the 1st 3 sections offer insights into the heritage, philosophy, and evolution of the EOS, ASTER and MODIS software designs and calibration mechanisms, and the information structures elements used to regulate and supply the technological know-how facts and derived items. The latter 3 sections completely take care of ASTER and MODIS information items and their purposes, and the way forward for those periods of remotely sensed observations.

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Download E-books Ptolemy in Perspective: Use and Criticism of his Work from Antiquity to the Nineteenth Century (Archimedes) PDF

By Alexander Jones

Ptolemy used to be crucial actual scientist of the Roman Empire, and for a millennium and a part his writings on astronomy, astrology, and geography have been types for imitation, assets for brand spanking new paintings, and pursuits of feedback. Ptolemy in point of view strains reactions to Ptolemy from his personal occasions to ours. The 9 reports convey the advanced procedures during which an old scientist and his paintings received and therefore misplaced an overreaching recognition and authority.

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Download E-books A Companion to Cultural Geography PDF

A significant other to Cultural Geography brings jointly unique contributions from 35 uncommon overseas students to supply a serious evaluation of this dynamic and influential box of research.

  • Provides available overviews of key subject matters, debates and controversies from quite a few historic and theoretical vantage points
  • Charts major adjustments in cultural geography within the 20th century in addition to the relevant ways that at the moment animate paintings within the field
  • A priceless source not only for geographers but additionally these operating in allied fields who desire to get a transparent knowing of the contribution geography is making to cross-disciplinary debates

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Download E-books National Geographic Rarely Seen: Photographs of the Extraordinary PDF

By National Geographic

During this marvelous publication of visible wonders, nationwide Geographic finds a global only a few may have the opportunity to determine for themselves. Shot by way of a few of the world's best photographers, New York Times bestseller Rarely Seen positive factors notable photographs of locations, occasions, traditional phenomena, and artifical heirlooms seldom noticeable via human eyes. it is all the following: 30,000-year-old cave paintings sealed from the general public; animals which are one of the final in their species in the world; volcanic lightning; colossal crystals that experience grown to greater than 50 lots; the engraving within Abraham Lincoln's pocket watch. With an creation by means of nationwide Geographic photographer Stephen Alvarez, whose paintings has taken him from the Peruvian Andes to the private caves of Papua New Guinea, Rarely Seen captures once-in-a-lifetime moments, normal wonders, and little-seen gadgets from the a long way reaches of the globe.

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Download E-books Global Issues: An Introduction PDF

Now reorganized and up-to-date all through, the 5th version of this well-regarded introductory international matters textual content keeps to mirror an important features of an more and more globalized world.

  • Reorganized into extra available chapters higher fitted to semester-long classes, with new sections masking improvement, weather swap, toxins, and governance
  • The in simple terms survey-level textual content within the box to unite the views of geography, political technology, sociology, ecology, diplomacy, economics, and improvement studies
  • Moves past the foreign to be actually worldwide in concentration, with insurance of themes resembling wealth and poverty, inhabitants, nutrients, power, typical assets, and technology
  • Incorporates new case stories and examples, together with the Fukushima nuclear catastrophe, the results of adjusting water offer on migration, normal gasoline fracking, and shrewdpermanent grid technology
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Download E-books The Coastlines of the World with Google Earth: Understanding our Environment (Coastal Research Library) PDF

Far away beaches, unique islands or adventurous sea voyages -  coasts are the vacation spot of goals for thousands of individuals worldwide. huge numbers of individuals additionally name coasts their domestic; in lots of international locations a slim coastal strip is densely populated making those areas liable to marine traditional risks comparable to storms or tsunamis. The ebook Coastlines of the area with Google Earth goals to attract people's realization (within and outdoors of the technological know-how neighborhood) in the direction of coastal sciences  and spark curiosity  for the intense variety and sweetness of coastal environments. The booklet illustrates the attention-grabbing number of coastal landscapes utilizing pictures from Google Earth's digital globe that let us to discover the realm and reveal wisdom and purposes of coastal technology in lots of varied fields in an interesting visible tour.

The publication of Anja and Sander Scheffers and Dieter Kelletat is a real cornucopia for everybody, either scientists and laymen, drawn to coastal geomorphology. at the one hand, it files the big importance of Google Earth for coastal technological know-how matters and indicates how robust this software is for visualizing coastal gains  and tactics. however, the reader will get a bright perception within the many sorts of coastal technology and its functions. this can be very true with reference to coastal risks equivalent to severe occasions and international sea point upward thrust realizing that the vulnerability of coastal zones has dramatically elevated up to now many years. the truth that the ebook is so beautiful and encouraging to either newbies and specialists can be as a result large adventure that the authors have received in the course of their manifold study activities.
Andreas Vött, Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Mainz, Germany

This publication can have nice attract coastal researchers, at either starting and complex levels, since it integrates Google satellite tv for pc imagery with coastal marine category and in-depth experiences by means of the authors from many components of the area. The world’s beach is easily represented during this ebook which has a very international viewpoint of  designated, dramatic and typical coastal landforms. The authors in collaboration with the writer have ready a really good-looking quantity that might without doubt turn into a vintage within the fullness of time. This booklet represents one of many first efforts to make use of Google photos in a systematic demeanour to demonstrate the variety of coastal morphologies on a global foundation. The plethora of colour satellite tv for pc photographs, block diagrams, and indirect images makes this ebook a worthwhile source for a wide range of experts that might are looking to have convenient entry to this targeted paintings. This coastal compendium is an illustrated travel de strength that belongs on researchers' bookshelves in addition to on espresso tables for informal enjoyment. 
Charles Finkl, Florida Atlantic college, Boca Raton, FL, USA

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Download E-books Place through the Body PDF

Creation: MakingPlacesBodies-HEIDI J. NAST and STEVE PILE

PART 1: FilteringPlacesBodies
2 Queer(y)ing globalization-J.K. GIBSON-GRAHAM
3 Bodies-cities-ELIZABETH GROSZ
4 Human.language.machine-KEN HILLIS
5 lacking kitchens-SUSAN BORDO, BINNIE KLEIN and MARILYN ok. SILVERMAN
6 The physique as “place”: reflexivity and fieldwork in Kano, Nigeria-HEIDI J. NAST

PART 2: ConfiningPlacesBodies
7 Harem: colonial fiction and architectural fantasm in turn-of-the-century France-EMILY APTER
8 Dancing at nighttime: the inscription of blackness in Le Corbusier’s Radiant City-MABEL O. WILSON
9 The South African physique politic: area, race and heterosexuality-GLEN S. ELDER
10 the home behind-KAREN BERMANN

PART three: ExcessingPlacesBodies
11 past nomadism: the go back and forth narratives of a “cripple”-MICHAEL L. DORN
12 Encountering Mary: ritualization and position contagion in postmodernity-ANGELA ok. MARTIN and SANDRA KRYST
13 Perverse wish: the entice of the mannish lesbian-TERESA DE LAURETIS
14 analyzing the sexed our bodies and areas of gyms-LYNDA JOHNSTON
15 girls and gents: educate rides and different Oedipal stories-VIRGINIA L. BLUM

PART four: ProjectingPlacesBodies
16 Inscribing household paintings on Filipina bodies-GERALDINE PRATT in collaboration with the PHILIPPINE ladies CENTRE, VANCOUVER, CANADA
17 Mapped our bodies and disembodied maps: (dis)placing cartographic fight in colonial Canada-MATTHEW SPARKE
18 Embodying the city Maori warrior-GREGORY A. WALLER
19 intercourse, violence and the elements: male hysteria, scale and the fractal geographies of patriarchy-CHRISTOPHER LUKINBEAL and STUART C.AITKEN
20 Written at the physique: eroticism, dying and hagiography-GIULIANA BRUNO

CONCLUSION: EverydayPlacesBodies-HEIDI J.NAST AND STEVE PILE

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Download E-books America From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies, Volume 2: Places PDF

By Kirk Schriefer

The US From Apple Pie to Ziegfeld Follies is a 4 publication sequence of reproducible low point ESL/EFL/Literacy examining and dialogue texts. every one unit examines a component of the yank adventure that might certainly curiosity and tell not just immigrants to the U.S. but in addition novices in another country who need to know extra in regards to the humans, historical past, geography and tradition of this nice country. even supposing the passages are restricted to an undemanding point of language trouble, their type continues to be shiny and genuine. Readers might be encouraged by means of the braveness of Harriet Tubman, awed by way of the wonderful thing about the Grand Canyon, thinking about the paintings of the F.B.I., and stunned by means of the occasions surrounding Watergate.

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Download E-books Where Is the Amazon? PDF

Without risking lifestyles or limb, readers can discover the wonders and sweetness of the Amazon during this Where Is...? title.

Human beings have inhabited the banks of the Amazon River considering that 13,000 BC and but they make up only a small percent of the "population" of this geographic wonderland. The Amazon River basin teems with life—animal and plant alike. it is a rainforest that's domestic to an predicted 390 billion person bushes, 2.5 million species of bugs, and hundreds and hundreds of wonderful creatures and vegetation that could both medication ailments, or, just like the poison dart frog, kill with a unmarried contact. Where Is the Amazon? finds the superb scale of a unmarried rainforest that we're nonetheless attempting to comprehend at the present time and that, in lots of methods, helps our life on the planet.

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By Catherina Catsaros

Se préparer à une épreuve de tradition générale est un exercice à los angeles fois uncomplicated et périlleux. basic automobile los angeles tradition générale fait partie de l'apprentissage et se trouve très souvent sanctionnée par un diplôme tel que le bac par exemple ; périlleux vehicle c'est un domaine aux frontières infinies. À travers des thèmes tels que l'information, los angeles communique, l'économie et los angeles politique, l'État, l'histoire, les sciences et l. a. société, ce advisor, enrichi de liens hypertextes qui permettent de naviguer entre questions et réponses, vous offre une imaginative and prescient d'ensemble de tous les faits marquants. Sous l. a. forme d'un thème développé brièvement et suivi d'une query, il vous permet de mettre à jour et de compléter vos connaissances de façon ludique.

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