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Environmental Geoinformatics and Urban Planning Science: New Books

New Books

Narrative in Urban Planning

This practical field guide makes insights from narrative research accessible to planners through a glossary of key concepts in the field of narrative in planning. What makes narratives coherent, probable, persuasive, even necessary - but also potentially harmful, manipulative and divisive?

QGIS for Hydrological Applications

This second edition workbook introduces hydrological topics to professionals in the water sector using state of the art functionality in QGIS. The book is also useful as a beginner's course in GIS concepts, using in a problem-based learning approach. Designed to take advantage of the latest QGIS features, this book will guide you in improving your maps and analysis.

Earth Engine and Geemap: Geospatial Data Science with Python

This book takes a hands-on approach to help users get started with the GEE Python API and geemap. It begins with the basics of geemap, including creating and customizing interactive maps. Then, users learn to load cloud-based Earth Engine datasets and local geospatial datasets onto the interactive maps.

European Planning History in the 20th Century

The history of Europe in the 20th century is closely tied to the history of urban planning. Social and economic progress but also the brute treatment of people and nature throughout Europe were possible due to the use of urban planning and the other levels of spatial planning.

An Introduction to Economic Geography

An Introduction to Economic Geography guides students through the key debates of this vibrant area, exploring the range of ideas and approaches that invigorate the wider discipline. This third edition includes new chapters on finance, cities and the digital economy, consumption and the environment.