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Author: Huibert-Jan Lekkerkerk
GNSS Survey & Engineering
GNSS Survey & Engineering aims at providing the everyday professional GPS user with enough background for the understanding and correct operation of satellite navigation equipment in general and GPS in particular. Today, GPS is almost synonymous with simple navigation and positioning in nearly all sectors. There are many brands and models to choose from and prices are low. Even so, thorough knowledge of satellite navigation seems to be private to specialists like geodesists and manufacturers. The group of daily users of GPS systems and data however is becoming larger by the day.
Author: Edited by Efstratios Stylianidis and Fabio Remondino
3D Recording, Documentation and Management of Cultural Heritage
Documentation of our cultural heritage is experiencing an explosion of innovation. New tools have appeared in recent decades including laser scanning, rapid prototyping, high dynamic range spherical and infrared imagery, drone photography, augmented and virtual reality and computer rendering in multiple dimensions
Author: Shunji Murai
Higher Ground: Learning from the East Japan Tsunami and Meltdown at Fukushima
Author: Professor George Vosseman and Professor Hans-Gerd Maas
Airborne and Terrestrial Laser Scanning
Author: James McCarthy
Journey into Africa
Author: Dr. Arthur L. Allan
Principles of Geospatial Surveying
This handbook provides a thorough understanding of the principles of modern geospatial surveying techniques and replaces the author’s highly successful Practical Surveying and Computations. It has been completely recast to accord with modern practices of geospatial surveying. Since most practical work is carried out by prescribed systems and processed by software packages, the book concentrates on those essential principles which the user needs to know.The mathematical treatment relates directly to those topics found in the author’s successful textbook, Maths for Map Makers.
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Authors: Professor Ian Dowman, Dr. Karsten Jacobsen, Professor Gottfried Konecny and Dr. Rainer Sandau.
High Resolution Optical Satellite Imagery
This book had been awarded the Karl Kraus Medal 2016 by ISPRS.
It is Written by a team of acknowledged international experts, this is a comprehensive guide to the characteristics and use of high resolution optical images from satellite-borne sensors, concentrating on sensors designed for mapping. It considers in detail satellites launched since 1999 with GSD of less than 1m, but also looks at sensors with a ground sample distance (GSD) of less than 15m, operational since SPOT 1. The book explains to students, anyone working in map production and scientists working in fields other than mapping, the way in which high resolution imagery is obtained and the issues which surround its collection and use.
Author: J.R. Smith
Everest - the Man and the Mountain
Mount Everest is known to everyone – but what of the person after whom it was named? This book traces the life and profession of that person, George Everest, and in particular covers his life dedicated to surveying in India during the first half of the 19th century.
Authors: Dr. W.S. Warner, Dr. Ron Graham and Roger Read
Small Format Aerial Photography
This book forms a complete guide to aerial photography operations using small cameras. The authors draw on their wealth of experience resulting in a book that is full of practical advice and helpful hints to ensure the reader benefits fully from this flexible and cost-efficient technique.
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Author: Dr. Arthur L. Allan
Maths for Map Makers, 2nd edition
This book remains the first port of call for anyone seeking a comprehensive treatment of the mathematics involved in map making. In response to demand, the author has written a new chapter on the subject of least squares estimation. The new text is again problem-oriented, and is generously illustrated with worked examples and exercises.
Authors: Professor Thomas Luhmann, Dr. Stuart Robson, Dr. Stephen Kyle and Professor Ian Harley
Close Range Photogrammetry, Principles, Methods and Applications CD
Winner of the inaugural ISPRS Karl Kraus Medal 2010!
Author: Alan Macdonald, RIBA
Windfarm Visualisation: Perspective or Perception?
‘His rigorous approach to the subject gives the book academic credibility... ...this will become the standard handbook for the public and professionals alike’. Richard Burden, Consultant and past President of the Landscape Institute
Authors: Professor John Fryer, Dr. Harvey Mitchell and Dr. Jim Chandler
Applications of 3D Measurement from Images
An illuminating guide to the huge range of measurement problems that can be tackled simply and cost-effectively and at a variety of scales using modern photogrammetric methods. It is an application-led treatment for both the non-expert and experienced user of 3D images and will be of major importance to practitioners in a wide range of disciplines who require spatial data and have identified imaging as a tool that could be used.