Data Management Books

  • Report of the tenth session of the Scientific Advisory Committee, Nicosia, Cyprus, 22-26 October 2007 (CGFM) - Rapport de la dixième session du Comité

    Series: FAO Fisheries ReportsThe Committee appraised the activities of its subsidiary bodies and those of the regional projects supporting the Commission. It acknowledged the strengthening of the stock assessment process through joint assessment by experts. It favoured the use of the data from trawl survey and requested to pay special attention to ...

  • The European Information Society

    This book presents a state-of-the-art overview of on-going GI Science research, as presented at the 10th Conference of the Association of Geographic Information Laboratories for Europe (AGILE), held in Aalborg, Denmark. Included are 28 fully peer-reviewed papers covering basic GI Science research themes such as interoperability, geo-ontology, ...

  • Environmental Software Systems

    Invited lectures. Environmental Information Systems. Modeling and simulation. Environmental Management. Decision support. Distributed environmental information. Artificial intelligence applications. Environmental data visualization. Index of contributors. Keyword index. ...

  • Groundwater and Ecosystems

    Groundwater Dependent Ecosystems (GDEs) frequently exhibit rich biological diversity and can provide enormous economic wealth. In recent years, GDEs in many industrialized countries have shown signs of serious degradation, primarily the result of groundwater abstraction and pollution. Many such systems, including a number of well documented cases ...

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    2014 AWWA Compensation Survey: Large Water and Wastewater Utilities

    The 2014 AWWA Compensation Survey: Large Water and Wastewater Utilities provides data and analysis of salaries, salary ranges, and compensation practices in the water utility industry. The Large Utility Version provides data for water and wastewater utilities serving populations of more than 100,000. • Salaries are reported for 63 water and ...

  • Coastal Lagoons: Ecosystem Processes and Modeling for Sustainable Use and Development

    An effective decision-making process that will consider the hydrodynamic and ecological conditions of coastal lagoons is critical for handling development and protection of these sensitive ecosystems. In the first book of its kind, Coastal Lagoons: Ecosystem Processes and Modeling for Sustainable Use and Development describes the concepts, models, ...

  • Bedouin Traditional Medicine in the Syrian Steppe. Al-Khatib speaks: and interview with a Hadidin traditional doctor (Arabic version) (Ar)

    Series: Non-series TitlesThis publication describes traditional knowledge related to human and veterinary medicinal uses of plants by Bedouins in the Syrian desert steppe. The information has been compiled from data collected directly from Bedouin pastoralsist and from interviews with the traditional doctor, Al-Khatib. The book aims to establish a ...

  • Web and Wireless Geographical Information Systems

    This book constitutes the refereed proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Web and Wirelsss Geographical Information Systems, W2GIS 2008, held in Shanghai, China, in December 2008. The 14 revised full papers presented were carefully reviewed and selected from 38 submissions.The papers span a wide area including but not limited to ...

  • Fuzzy Modeling with Spatial Information for Geographic Problems

    This book focuses on research advances in approaches for incorporating explicit handling of uncertainty, especially by fuzzy sets, to address geographic problems. Over the past several years interest in the use of fuzzy sets approaches has grown across a broad spectrum of fields that use spatial information to address geographic problems. Not only ...

  • A Practical Approach to Microarray Data Analysis

    A Practical Approach to Microarray Data Analysis is for all life scientists, statisticians, computer experts, technology developers, managers, and other professionals tasked with developing, deploying, and using microarray technology including the necessary computational infrastructure and analytical tools. The book addresses the requirement of ...

  • Conifers : status survey and conservation action plan

    Conifers are one of the world's most important resources of timber. If managed wisely and used sustainably, these resources will provide wood for a multitude of purposes, virtually indefinitely. Additional products include resins and their derivatives, and even medicinal extracts, for example taxol now used in the treatment of cancer. Conifers ...

  • Adaptive approach for the improvement of fishery statistical systems in Mediterranean countries, (An) (En)

    Series: General Fisheries Commision for the Mediterranean (GFCM): Studies and ReviewsThe establishment of fishery statistics and information systems in many countries of the General Fishery Commission for the Mediterranean (GFCM) continues to be considered a high priority activity, and the need to monitor fishing activities and provide fishery ...

  • Protecting Danube River Basin Resources: Ensuring Access to Water Quality Data and Information

    Eastern and Western, NATO partner and member country specialists discuss recent accomplishments in the sharing of timely, accurate data and information to protect the water resources of the Danube Basin, a strategic region shared by two Western and 11 former Communist countries. An International Commission, continuing the work of an ad hoc ...

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    Integrating Water Resources Management

    The strategy and methodology for improved IWRM project, (STRIVER) has developed interdisciplinary methods to assess and implement IWRM. Based on the development of a multidisciplinary knowledge base assessment in all case studies (policy, social and natural sciences) and an early stage development of IWRM conceptual framework, this book ...

  • 3D Geo-Information Sciences

    The book contains papers that focus explicitly on the last achievements (methods, algorithms, models, systems) with respect to the Third Dimension. Motivated by the rapid developments in 3D, the organised workshop aims at attracting the best world-wide research in the following areas: 3D geo information requirements (based on analysis of ...

  • Nutrient Reduction and Biomanipulation as Tools to Improve Water Quality: The Lake Ringsjön Story

    This book tells a story of a large lake affected by agricultural and urban activities that have led to severe eutrophication problems with nuisance blue-green algal blooms. Although it is a case study of Lake Ringsjön (southern Sweden), the background, problems and measures are applicable to many lakes throughout the world. From a ...

  • Mapping Geomorphological Environments

    Mapping Geomorphological Environments is a highly descriptive textbook providing an excellent introduction to the latest methodologies for mapping geomorphological formations in a variety of different environments. Its holistic approach seeks to provide a meaningful linkage between state of the art techniques for geomorphological mapping, ...

  • Advanced Data Warehouse Design

    A data warehouse stores large volumes of historical data required for analytical purposes. This data is extracted from operational databases; transformed into a coherent whole using a multidimensional model that includes measures, dimensions, and hierarchies; and loaded into a data warehouse during the extraction-transformation-loading (ETL) ...

  • Learning Landscape Ecology

    This new practical guide provides a 'hands-on' approach to learning the essential concepts and techniques of landscape ecology. The fundamental knowledge gained will enable students to usefully address landscape-level ecological and management issues. It is an ideal companion to the text, Landscape Ecology in Theory and Practice by Monica G. ...

  • Geographic Hypermedia

    The integration of the Web and Multimedia technologies with Geographical Information Systems (GIS) has recently lead to the development of new forms of multimedia geo-representations. Currently, many geomatics solutions are web-based and provide access to multimedia elements in order to support efficiently specific application domains. The book ...

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