TABLE OF CONTENTS (long) Contributing Authors / Preface Ch 1. Introduction - Gerald E. Galloway Part I. Geoperspectives Ch 2. Perspectives on Military Geography - R.S. Harmon, F.H. Dillon III and J.B. Garver, Jr. / Ch 3. Military Use of Underground Terrain: A Brief Historical Perspective - Thomas E. Eastler / Ch 4. The Development of the Tactical Geography in the 19th Century - Kurt A. Schroeder / Ch 5. From Empire to Alliance, Guarding the South or Watching the North: Canadian Military Geography, 1867-2002 - Jean Martin Part II. Historical Vignettes Ch 6. Geological/Topographical Reconnaissance of Hannibal's Route into Italia in 218 BC - W.C. Mahaney / Ch 7. Military Campaigns in Tropical Karst Terrain: The Maroon Wars of Jamaica - Michael J. Day / Ch 8. A Military Geography of the Hudson Highlands: Focal Point in the American War of Independence - Eugene J. Palka / Ch 9. Decisive Terrain: A Military Geography of Fortress West Point, 1775-1797 - Francis A. Galgano / Ch 10. Saratoga:A Military Geographic Analysis - James B. Dalton, Jr. / Ch 11. The Impact of Geology the March to the Battle of Eutaw Springs - Irene B. Boland and Charles A. Boland / Ch 12. The Battle of New Orleans: January 1815 - Richard W. Dixon / Ch 13. Terrain and its Affect on the Use of Artillery in the American Civil War: The Battle of Perryville, 8 October 1862 - Judy Ehlen and Robert J. Abrahart / Ch 14. The Geology of the Chickamauga Campaign, American Civil War - Stephen W. Henderson / Ch 15.Military geology and geography in the American Civil War: The Cloyds Mountain/New River Bridge campaign, May 1864 - Robert C. Whisonant / Ch 16.Roles of German Military Geologists and Geographers During World War II in Planning for Operation Sealion: The Invasion of England Scheduled for September 1940 - Edward P.F. Rose and Dierk Willig / Ch 17. War in the Heartland: The Role of Geography in Operation Barbarossa 1941-1942 - Burl E.Self Part III. Technologies of the 21st Century Ch 18. Military Foot Traffic Impact on Soil Compaction Properties - Kenneth W. McDonald / Ch 19. The Effect of Military Operations on Desert Pavement: Case Study from Butler Pass, AZ - Daniel A. Gilewitch / Ch 20. Identification of Geologic Variables in Development of an Archeological Predictive Model for Management of Military Lands in Desert Terrains - Eric McDonald, Thomas Bullard, Tad Britt, and Marilyn O'Ruiz / Ch 21. The Geometry of Line-of-Sight and Weapons Fan Algorithms - P. L. Guth / Ch 22. A GIS-Based Spatial Analysis of Caves and Solution Cavities, with Applications to Predicting Cave Occurrence in Limestone Terrain - Michael R. Gross, K. Ghosh, A.K. Manda, and D. Whitman / Ch 23.Groundwater: Past, Present, and Future Uses in Military Operations - Christopher A. Gellasch / Ch 24. Managing Ground Water Resources at Camp Shelby Training Site, Mississippi, USA - D.M. Patrick, K.M. Roth, and R.A. Lemire / Ch 25. The Potential for Water Wars between Israel, Jordan, and The Palestinian Authority - J. David Rogers INDEX
A selection of papers on a broad range of military topics ranging from the strategic perspective, through analyses of historical battles at the operational and tactical levels, to the use of advanced technologies applied to present-day military problems.
Identifies and describes historic battles