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Geography and technology

Author: Stanley D Brunn
Publisher: Dordrecht : Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley D Brunn
ISBN: 1402018576 9781402018572 1402018711 9781402018718
OCLC Number: 449724531
Notes: Izšlo ob stoletnici Association of American geographers (1904-2004).
Description: XXXII, 613 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm
Contents: Table of Contents: Foreword by Douglas Richardson.- Preface and Acknowledgements.- Contributing Authors.- Color Plates.- Part I - Geography and Technology Interfaces.- 1. Geography and Technology.- 2. Communications Technology and the Production of Geographical Knowledge.- 3. Federal Funding, Geographic Research, and Geographic Technologies: 1904-2004.- Part II - Technologies that Changed Geography.- 4. The Imbrication of Geography and Technology.- 5. Computers and Geography.- 6. Remote Sensing of Selected Biophysical Variables and Urban/Suburban Phenomena.- 7. New Digital Geographies.- Part III - New Geographies with New Technologies.- 8. From Globes to GIS.- 9. Fieldwork in Nonwestern Contexts.- 10. The Camera and Geographical Inquiry.- 11. Film Networks and the Place(s) of Technology.- 12. Motor Vehicles on the American Landscape.- 13. Airspaces.- 14. A World on Demand.- 15. Democracy and Technology.- 16. Technologies Applied to Public Health.- 17. 'Real' Bodies, 'Real' Technologies.- 18. Geotechnology, the U.S. Military, and War.- Part IV - The Environment and Technology.- 19. Earth Pulses in direct Current.- 20. The Impact of Technology Upon In Situ Atmospheric Observations and Climate Science.- 21. Population-Environment Interactions with an Emphasis on Land-Use/Land-Cover Dynamics and Role of Technology.- 22. Capacity Building and Geographic Information Technologies in African Development.- 23. Natural Hazards and Technology.- Part V - The Worlds before us.- 24. The GIS Revolution in Science and Society.- 25. Why Technology?.- Index.
Responsibility: edited by Stanley D. Brunn, Susan L. Cutter and J.W. Harrington, Jr.

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