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Modelling geographic phenomena at multiple levels of detail: A model generalisation approach based on aggregation
Considerable interest remains in capturing once geographical information at the fine scale, and from this, automatically deriving information at various levels of detail and scale via the process of map generalisation. ...
Between the Tree and the Bark: The Politics of Boreal Forest Imaginaries in the Abitibi region, Québec, Canada
This thesis examines the politics of managing the boreal forest in the Abitibi region of Québec in Canada. It pays particular attention to how the plurality of forest users produces multiple forest imaginaries that are ...
Densification and refreezing in the percolation zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet: implications for mass balance measurements
In order to increase coverage, mass balance changes of the world’s ice sheets are increasingly derived from surface elevation changes measured via satellite. Across the percolation zone of the Greenland Ice Sheet, ...
Internal migration in Guyana : The characteristics, causes and implications
(University of Edinburgh, 1981)
Characteristics of soils and evaluation of land in the Southern Rarh Plain, West Bengal.
(University of Edinburgh, 1985)
A model for an integrated design approach to settlement planning in the Arctic
(University of Edinburgh, 1982)
The characteristics and effects of management fire on blanket bog vegetation in north west Scotland
(University of Edinburgh, 2001)
Reading the reception of Ellen Churchill Semple’s Influences of geographic environment (1911)
(The University of Edinburgh, 2008)
This is a thesis in the historical geography of textual reception and meaning. Its focus is Influences of geographic environment (1911), by American geographer Ellen Churchill Semple (1861–1932). Semple’s book, a treatise ...