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ADDITIONAL READINGS
 
CHAPTER 2: Maps, Remote Sensing, and GIS
 

 

Allaby, A. and M. Allaby. (Editors). 1999. Dictionary of Earth Sciences. 2nd Edition. Oxford University press, London. (Excellent dictionary of more than 6,000 earth science terms many of which are used in physical geography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Berlin, Graydon Lennis L., and Thomas Eugene Avery. 2004. Fundamentals of Remote Sensing and Airphoto Interpretation. 6th Edition. Prentice Hall. (Excellent university-level textbook that explores remote sensing and the interpretation of remotely sensed imagery - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Campell, J. 1991. Introductory Cartography. Second Edition. Wm. C. Brown Publishers, Dubuque, IA. (Excellent university-level textbook that focuses on map design and cartography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Campell, J. 2001. Map Use and Analysis. McGraw-Hill, Dubuque, Iowa. (Excellent university-level textbook that focuses on map design and cartography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Campell, J.B. 2003. Introduction to Remote Sensing. 3rd Edition. The Guilford Press, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook that explores remote sensing - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Chang, K. 2004. Introduction to GIS. 2nd Edition. McGraw-Hill, Dubuque, Iowa. (Excellent university-level highly technical textbook that explores geographic information systems. Contains integrated lab manual - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Chrisman, N. 2002. Exploring Geographic Information Systems. 2nd Edition. John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook that teaches one about geographic information systems - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Christopherson, R. W. 2005. Geosystems: An Introduction to Physical Geography. 5th Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook that focuses broadly on physical geography. Contains some discussion on maps, GIS and remote sensing - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Clarke, K.C. 2003. Getting Started with Geographical Information Systems. 4th Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level easy reading textbook that teaches one about geographic information systems. Contains lab assignments and a demo copy of ArcGIS 8.x software that is functional for 4 months - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

DeMers, M.N. 2002. Fundamentals of Geographic Information Systems. Second Edition. John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Excellent university-level highly technical textbook that explores geographic information systems. Contains integrated lab manual - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Dent, B.D. 1999. Cartography: Thematic Map Design. Fifth Edition. WCB/McGraw-Hill, Dubuque, IA. (Excellent university-level textbook that examines map design and cartography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Drury, S.A. 1998. Images of the Earth: A Guide to Remote Sensing. Oxford University Press. (Excellent university-level textbook that explores remote sensing and the interpretation of remotely sensed imagery - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Enge, P. 2004. Retooling the global positioning system. Scientific American. May 90-97.

Heywood, I., S. Cornelius, and S. Carver. 2003. An Introduction to Geographical Information Systems. 2nd Edition. Prentice Hall, Upper Saddle River, New Jersey. (Excellent university-level textbook that teaches one about geographic information systems - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Holt-Jensen, A. 2000. Geography - History and Concepts: A Student's Guide. 3rd Edition. Sage Publications. (Very interesting university-level textbook that explores the historical evolution of geographical thought and methods - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Jensen, John R. 2004. Introductory Digital Image Processing. 3rd Edition. Prentice Hall. (Excellent university-level textbook that examines the use digital technologies in the interpretation of remotely sensed imagery - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Lillesand, T.M., R.W. Kiefer, and J.W. Chipman. 2004. Remote Sensing and Image Interpretation. 5th Edition. John Wiley and Sons. (Very good university-level textbook that explores remote sensing and image interpretation - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Maguire, D.J. 1989. Computers in Geography. Longman. (Interesting, but dated, university-level textbook that explores how computers are used in geography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Mather, P.M. 1991. Computer Applications in Geography. John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Interesting, but dated, university-level textbook that explores how computers are used in geography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Parker, S.P. (Editor). 2003. McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Earth Science. Second Edition. McGraw-Hill, New York. (Excellent dictionary of more than 10,000 earth science terms many of which are used in physical geography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Rees, W.G. 2001. Physical Principles of Remote Sensing. 2nd Edition. Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. (Excellent university-level highly technical textbook that explores the principles of remote sensing and image interpretation - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Robinson, A.H., J.L. Morrison, P.C. Muehrcke, A.J. Kimering, and S.C. Guptill. 1995. Elements of Cartography. 6th Edition. John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook that examines map design and cartography - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Sabins, F.J. Jr. 1996. Remote Sensing: Principles and Interpretation. Third Edition. W.H. Freeman and Company, New York. (Excellent university-level highly technical textbook that explores the principles of remote sensing and image interpretation - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Strahler, Alan H. and Arthur Strahler. 2003. Physical Geography: Science and Systems of the Human Environment. 2nd Edition John Wiley and Sons, New York. (Excellent university-level textbook that focuses broadly on physical geography. Contains quite a bit of discussion on cartography and maps, geographic information systems, and remote sensing - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

Whitlow, J.B. 2001. The Penguin Dictionary of Physical Geography. Second Edition. Penguin, Harmondsworth. (Must have reference for those wanting to learn physical geography terms - browse/buy from amazon.com or amazon.ca)

 

 

 

 
 

 

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