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    Mad, Bad and Dangerous to Know

    R149,00 R215,00
    The extraordinary life story of the man described as 'the world's greatest living explorer' by the Guinness Book of Records

    The Faber Book of Exploration

    R99,00 R360,00
    What does it feel like to walk off the edge of a map? To emerge dazed, dying yet triumphant, from the Amazon? Benedict Allen's anthology of human exploration ranges across various terrains - hot and cold deserts, mountains and plains, jungles and high seas - and presents the words of those who, through the centuries - be they Vikings or missionaries, conquistadors or botanists - have set off into 'the unknown'. 'Immaculately edited and shrewdly considered ...a hugely readable compendium.

    Himalayan Desert

    R99,00 R390,61
    The Himalayan desert is one of the harshest regions of the world. Nonetheless, braving these adversities are the people of the desert who preserve this ancient culture. They are a happy mixture of Indian, Tibetan, Chinese, Islamic, and Buddhist cultures.

    Mapping in the Cloud

    R1 339,00
    This engaging text provides a solid introduction to mapmaking in the era of cloud computing. It takes students through both the concepts and technology of modern cartography, geographic information systems (GIS), and Web-based mapping. Conceptual chapters delve into the meaning of maps and how they are developed, covering such topics as map layers, GIS tools, mobile mapping, and map animation. Methods chapters take a learn-by-doing approach to help students master application programming interfaces and build other technical skills for creating maps and making them available on the Internet. The companion website offers invaluable supplementary materials for instructors and students.
    Pedagogical features:
    *End-of-chapter summaries, review questions, and exercises.
    *Extensive graphics illustrating the concepts and procedures.
    *Downloadable PowerPoints for each chapter.
    *Downloadable code files (where applicable) for the exercises.

    Ladders Science 4: The Good Earth (On-Level)

    R244,00
    A book that focuses on Earth's soils.

    Ladders Science 3: Energy Solutions (Above-Level)

    R224,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of energy needs and solutions.

    Ladders Science 3: Keep Out! Keep Away! (Above-Level; Life Science)

    R224,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of harmful plants and animals.

    Ladders Science 3: Cool Caves (On-Level; Physical Science)

    R244,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of caves and how they form.

    Ladders Science 3: Tricks, Traps, and Tools (Above-Level; Life Science)

    R224,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of structures and behaviors that help living things survive.

    Ladders Science 4: Exploring Coral Reefs (On-Level)

    R244,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of coral reefs.

    Introduction to Remote Sensing

    R518,00

    A leading text for undergraduate- and graduate-level courses, this book introduces widely used forms of remote sensing imagery and their applications in plant sciences, hydrology, earth sciences, and land use analysis. The text provides comprehensive coverage of principal topics and serves as a framework for organizing the vast amount of remote sensing information available on the Web. Including case studies and review questions, the book's four sections and 21 chapters are carefully designed as independent units that instructors can select from as needed for their courses. Illustrations include 29 color plates and over 400 black-and-white figures.New to This Edition*Reflects significant technological and methodological advances.*Chapter on aerial photography now emphasizes digital rather than analog systems.*Updated discussions of accuracy assessment, multitemporal change detection, and digital preprocessing.*Links to recommended online videos and tutorials.

    Ladders Science 3: Keep Out! Keep Away! (On-Level; Life Science)

    R244,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of harmful plants and animals.

    Ladders Science 3: Destination: Space (Below-Level; Earth Science)

    R224,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of exploring space.

    Ladders Science 3: Eruption! (On-Level; Earth Science)

    R244,00
    Focuses on Volcanoes, more specifically the eruption of Mount St Helens.

    Ladders Science 4: Weird but True! (On-Level)

    R244,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of strange characteristics.

    Ladders Science 3: Hidden Discoveries (On-Level; Physical Science)

    R244,00
    A collection of articles linked together by the topic of hidden discoveries.