Where The Animals Go

Where The Animals Go

Tracking Wildlife with Technology in 50 Maps and Graphics

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Beschreibung

'Turn the pages to revel in the techno-tracking that is revealing the secrets of animal lives. This is science at its best, the art of understanding truth and beauty' Chris Packham

Once tracking animals meant following footprints. Now satellites, drones, camera traps, cellphone networks, apps and accelerometers allow us to see the natural world as never before. For the first time, this book lets you follow the journeys of seals, sharks, elephants, bumble bees, owls and wolves all over the world. Open it, and go where the animals go.

'This is a special kind of detective story' New Scientist

'This book is beautiful as well as informative and inspiring. There is no doubt it will help in our fight to save wildlife and wild habitats' Dr Jane Goodall

'Beautiful and thrilling ... a joy to study cover to cover' E. O. Wilson

This is a special kind of detective story. After millennia of using footprints, faeces, feathers, broken foliage and nests to track animals, the process is now so teched up you need to read this book to find out the how, what and why New Scientist

Cheshire, James
Dr. James Cheshire is a Professor of Geographic Information and Cartography at University College London. In 2017, he received the Royal Geographical Society's Cuthbert Peek Award for 'advancing geographical knowledge through the use of mappable Big Data' and aged 32, he is one of the youngest people promoted to full professor in the UK.

Uberti, Oliver
Oliver Uberti is a graphic designer and the recipient of many awards for his information graphics and art direction. He has made graphics for books by prominent scientists, including Harvard geneticist David Reich's international bestseller Who We Are and How We Got Here. Previously, he was Senior Design Editor at National Geographic. He lives in Los Angeles.

Details

Einband

Taschenbuch

Erscheinungsdatum

30.08.2018

Verlag

Penguin Books UK

Seitenzahl

174

Beschreibung

Details

Einband

Taschenbuch

Erscheinungsdatum

30.08.2018

Verlag

Penguin Books UK

Seitenzahl

174

Maße (L/B/H)

27,7/24,5/1,5 cm

Gewicht

829 g

Sprache

Englisch

ISBN

978-0-14-198222-9

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