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Mapping Wilderness

Concepts, Techniques and Applications

Editors: Carver, Stephen J., Fritz, Steffen (Eds.)

  • Specially commissioned chapters aim to cover the role of large intact natural areas in modern conservation (systems, people, communities, resilience, ecosystem services, large scale processes, connectivity, etc.)
  • Chapters organised into concepts, techniques and applications
  • Provides an overview of GIS and related technologies in the mapping and modelling of wilderness and wild land environments across a range of spatial scales
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About the authors

Steve Carver

Steve is a geographer with an interest in application of GIS to wilderness and wild landscapes. He is particularly interested in quality assessment, public participation and visibility analyses. He has worked widely on these topics in the UK, Europe and North America. He is Director of the Wildland Research Institute, and is based in the School of Geography, University of Leeds.

Steffen Fritz

Steffen is Head of the Earth Observation Systems group in the Ecosystems Services and Management Program at IIASA. Steffen is the main driver behind Geo-Wiki and is currently researching different incentive schemes for crowdsourcing of land cover in Kenya, Tanzania and Austria through the European Research Council funded project called CrowdLand. His PhD was on wilderness mapping under the supervision of Steve Carver.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  • Introduction

    Carver, Stephen J. (et al.)

    Pages 1-16

  • The Wilderness Continuum Concept and Its Application in Australia: Lessons for Modern Conservation

    Lesslie, Rob

    Pages 17-33

  • Connectivity, Networks, Cores and Corridors

    Catchpole, Roger D. J.

    Pages 35-54

  • The Use of Spatial Technology in United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service Wilderness Recreation Site Surveys

    Machnik, Lisa K. (et al.)

    Pages 55-68

  • Wild Vistas: Progress in Computational Approaches to ‘Viewshed’ Analysis

    Sang, Neil

    Pages 69-87

Buy this book

eBook $99.00
price for USA (gross)
valid through October 16, 2017
  • ISBN 978-94-017-7399-7
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $129.00
price for USA
valid through October 16, 2017
  • ISBN 978-94-017-7397-3
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mapping Wilderness
Book Subtitle
Concepts, Techniques and Applications
Editors
  • Stephen J. Carver
  • Steffen Fritz
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-7399-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-7399-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-94-017-7397-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 204
Number of Illustrations and Tables
47 b/w illustrations, 4 illustrations in colour
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