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Geographic Information Science and Mountain Geomorphology

By: M Bishop and J Shroder

486 pages, 120 figs, 20 in col

Springer-Verlag

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #141627 | ISBN: 354042640X
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Significant advances in geomatics and geomorphology are changing the way in which scientists study complex mountain environments. This book provides a critical treatment and evaluation of these recent developments.

From the reviews: "Geographic Information Science and Mountain Geomorphology ! surveys a broad range of quantitative approaches to the analysis of mountain systems. ! This book provides a critical treatment and evaluation of recent developments and novel technological approaches ! . This well-written and wide-ranging material provides valuable insights into the use of specialized GIScience techniques ! . This book is a welcome addition for advanced students and researchers ! . The text also will be valuable to a range of scientists interested in the role of surface processes ! ." (Louis A Scuderi, EOS, Vol. 85 (51), December, 2004)


Contents

Mountain Environments.- Remote Sensing Science and Technology.- Geomorphometry and Mountain Topography.- Artificial Intelligence.- GIS Spatial Analysis and Modelling.


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