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    Himalayan Desert

    R99,00 R390,61
    The Himalayan desert is one of the harshest regions of the world. Nonetheless, braving these adversities are the people of the desert who preserve this ancient culture. They are a happy mixture of Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, Islamic, and Buddhist cultures.

    Introduction to Remote Sensing

    R518,00

    A leading text for undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, this book introduces widely used forms of remote sensing imagery and their applications in plant sciences, hydrology, earth sciences, and land use analysis. The text provides comprehensive coverage of principal topics and serves as a framework for organizing the vast amount of remote sensing information available on the Web. Including case studies and review questions, the book's four sections and 21 chapters are carefully designed as independent units that instructors can select from as needed for their courses. Illustrations include 29 color plates and over 400 black-and-white figures.New to This Edition*Reflects significant technological and methodological advances.*Chapter on aerial photography now emphasizes digital rather than analog systems.*Updated discussions of accuracy assessment, multitemporal change detection, and digital preprocessing.*Links to recommended online videos and tutorials.

    Africa South of the Sahara: A Geographical Interpretation

    R2 823,00
    This authoritative, widely adopted text provides a broad introduction to the geography of Africa south of the Sahara. The book analyzes the political, economic, social, and environmental processes that shape resource use and development in this large, diverse region. Students gain a context for understanding current development debates and addressing questions about the nature and sustainability of contemporary changes. Timely topics include the rise of foreign investment in Africa, the evolving geographies of rural-urban linkages, the birth of the Republic of South Sudan, and advances in the struggle against HIV/AIDS.
    New to This Edition:
    *Fully updated to reflect the latest data and trends in development.
    *Chapters on development theory, cultural and societal diversity, the political geography of postindependence Africa, economic integration, and the geography of poverty.
    *Substantially revised coverage of gender dynamics, urban living environments, mineral and energy resources, and many other topics.
    Pedagogical Features Include:
    *Vignettes in every chapter that provide detailed case studies from a variety of countries and elaborate on key concepts.
    *Recommendations for further reading on each topic, including print and online sources.
    *Companion website with downloadable PowerPoint slides of all original figures, photos, and tables.
    *An extensive glossary.

    Principles of Map Design

    R400,00
    Presents core principles of good map design that apply regardless of production methods or technical approach.

    African Independence: How Africa Shapes the World

    R559,00
    African Independence is a dynamic discussion of how Africa shapes world events today. Tukufu Zuberi weaves interview excerpts and stories from many Africans he has met-from refugees to heads of state-with key events in African history to show the importance of understanding Africa today.

    David Livingstone, Africa's Greatest Explorer: The Man, the Missionary and the Myth

    R625,00
    This biography covers Livingstone's life and examines his relationship with his family who were the main casualties of his endless explorations. It looks at his legacy through to the modern day; he was an immensely curious person and made many observations of the flora and fauna. His legacy includes maps, geographical observations and samples.

    Wetlands for Tropical Applications: Wastewater Treatment by Constructed Wetlands

    R1 400,00
    Presents a systematic exposition of the design features of constructed wetlands, and their management (in terms of siting, physical maintenance, and operation). This book features selection of plant species, managing their growth and harvesting cycles, and the impact these have on the attenuation of organic and inorganic pollutants and nutrients.

    The Irregularization of Migration in Contemporary Europe: Detention, Deportation, Drowning

    R2 240,00
    This carefully curated collection addresses the intertwined political, legal, cultural, and normative dimensions of the irregularization of migration.

    The Ethnopoetics of Space and Transformation: Young People's Engagement, Activism and Aesthetics

    R3 523,00
    Aitken examines key life-changing events to look at the interconnections between space, politics, change and emotions. Analysing the intricate spatial complexities of these events, he explores the emotions that undergird the ways change takes place, and the perplexing spatial politics that almost always accompany transformations.

    Physical Geography: Great Systems and Global Environments

    R1 157,00 R1 953,86
    A systems-based approach to physical geography written in an easy-to-understand narrative style that is closely integrated with clear, single-concept illustrations.

    Unseen Extremes: Mapping the World's Greatest Mountains

    R787,00 R1 300,00
    The German Centre for Aviation and Space Travel created very precise digital pictures of the Alpine mountains with the aid of satellite photographs taken from a height of several hundred kilometres. This title presents these mountain portraits along with personal accounts written by some of the finest climbers in the world.

    Coral Reef Remote Sensing: A Guide for Mapping, Monitoring and Management

    R3 728,00
    This book offers a multi-level examination of remote-sensing technologies for mapping and monitoring coral reef ecosystems, ranging from satellite and airborne imagery to ship-based observation. Includes examples of practical applications of the technologies.

    Edinburgh: Mapping the City

    R540,00 R765,10
    An accessible, enjoyable, attractive and browsable history of Edinburgh as seen through maps, that will appeal to all those with an interest in Edinburgh and Scottish history.