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Our collection of 19 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Recent Developments in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics, Prediction, and Detection
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    Edited by Anthony R. Lupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2703-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2702-4,
    256 pages, November, 2016
    Today, tropical cyclones continue to bring destruction, as well as disruption, to societies that are exposed to their threat. This book represents a compilation of recent cutting-edge research on tropical cyclones and their impacts from researchers a ...
  • Land Applications of Radar Remote Sensing
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    Edited by Francesco Holecz, Paolo Pasquali, Nada Milisavljevic and Damien Closson
    ISBN 978-953-51-1589-2,
    318 pages, June, 2014
    The aim of this book is to demonstrate the use of SAR data in three application domains, i.e. land cover (Part II), topography (Part III), and land motion (Part IV). These are preceded by Part I, where an extensive and complete review on speckle and ...
  • Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
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    Edited by Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-51-1235-8,
    918 pages, March, 2014
    Soil is an irreplaceable resource that sustains life on the planet, challenged by food and energy demands of an increasing population. Therefore, soil contamination constitutes a critical issue to be addressed if we are to secure the life quality of ...
  • Clay Minerals in Nature - Their Characterization, Modification and Application
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    Edited by Marta Valaškova and Gražyna Simha Martynkova
    ISBN 978-953-51-0738-5,
    326 pages, September, 2012
    Clay is an abundant raw material which has a variety of uses and properties depending on their structure and composition. Clay minerals are inexpensive and environmentally friendly naturally occurring nanomaterials, thanks to their 1 nm thick silicat ...
  • Tectonics - Recent Advances
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    Edited by Evgenii Sharkov
    ISBN 978-953-51-0675-3,
    346 pages, July, 2012
    This book is devoted to different aspects of tectonic researches, especially to modern geodynamic processes. Syntheses of recent and earlier works, combined with new results and interpretations, are presented here for diverse tectonic settings. Most ...
  • Exploring the Solar Wind
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    Edited by Marian Lazar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0339-4,
    474 pages, March, 2012
    This book consists of a selection of original papers of the leading scientists in the fields of Space and Planetary Physics, Solar and Space Plasma Physics with important contributions to the theory, modeling and experimental techniques of the solar ...
  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology
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    Edited by Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-307-991-2,
    416 pages, February, 2012
    This book is devoted to different aspects of earthquake research. Depending on their magnitude and the placement of the hypocenter, earthquakes have the potential to be very destructive. Given that they can cause significant losses and deaths, it is ...
  • Advances in Data, Methods, Models and Their Applications in Geoscience
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    Edited by Dongmei Chen
    ISBN 978-953-307-737-6,
    350 pages, December, 2011
    With growing attention on global environmental and climate change, geoscience has experienced rapid change and development in the last three decades. Many new data, methods and modeling techniques have been developed and applied in various aspects of ...