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  • Encyclopedia of Geographic Information Science
    Brings together Geographic Information Science literature that is spread widely across the academic spectrum into one reference work. Key topics include conceptual foundations of the field, cartography and visualization, data manipulation, data modeling, geocomputation, geospatial data, and spatial analysis.
  • Encyclopedia of Geography
    Provides a concise historical sketch of geography’s history, including human geography, physical geography, and GIS. Provides summaries of trends such as globalization, environmental destruction, new geospatial technologies, and cyberspace. Decomposes geography into the six broad subject areas: physical geography; human geography; nature and society; methods, models, and GIS; history of geography; and geographer biographies, geographic organizations, and important social movements.
  • Encyclopedia of Human Geography
    Overview of the major ideas, concepts, terms, and approaches that characterize the field of human geography. Key themes include cartography/geographical information systems, economic geography, geographic theory & history, political geography, social/cultural geography, and urban geography.
  • Europa World Plus
    Online version of the Europa World Year Book and the nine-volume Europa Regional Surveys of the World series. Covers political and economic information in more than 250 countries and territories.
  • International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences
    Provides a comprehensive overview of the discipline of geographic thought, cartography, geographic information systems and remote sensing technologies. Includes discussions of theory in the field: time-space geography, scale, globalization and regional identity.

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