Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach
Over the past decade, Geographical Information Systems (GIS) have evolved
from a highly specialized niche to a technology that affects nearly every aspect
of our lives, from finding driving directions to managing natural disasters.
While just a few years ago the use of GIS was restricted to a group of
researchers, planners and...
Little Green Data Book 2004 In its 3rd annual edition, The Little Green Data Book 2004 is a pocket-sized ready reference on key environmental data for over 200 countries. Key indicators are organized under the headings of agriculture, forestry, biodiversity, energy, emission and pollution, and water and sanitation.
Profiles of each country include 48 key development...
Software by Design: Shaping Technology and The Workplace As computers become more and more integral to business and other organizational operations around the world, software design must increasingly meet the social demands of the workplace. This book provides an informative, cogent examination of how various social factors--such as organizational structure, workplace relations, and market... Mobile and Wireless Communications One of the very first books published on the social impact of the mobile phone was Timo Kopomaa’s The City in Your Pocket: Birth of the Mobile Information Society. The book, published in 2000, was based on research that Kopomaa had undertaken for Nokia and Sonera as part of his doctoral studies in the Centre for Urban and Regional Studies at...
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