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Our collection of 12 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Land Applications of Radar Remote Sensing
    Land Applications of Radar Remote Sensing
    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
    Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
    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 ...
  • Exploring the Solar Wind
    Exploring the Solar Wind
    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 ...
  • Advances in Data, Methods, Models and Their Applications in Geoscience
    Advances in Data, Methods, Models and Their Applications in Geoscience
    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 ...
  • Hydraulic Conductivity - Issues, Determination and Applications
    Hydraulic Conductivity - Issues, Determination and Applications
    Edited by Lakshmanan Elango
    ISBN 978-953-307-288-3,
    446 pages, November, 2011
    There are several books on broad aspects of hydrogeology, groundwater hydrology and geohydrology, which do not discuss in detail on the intrigues of hydraulic conductivity elaborately. However, this book on Hydraulic Conductivity presents comprehensi ...
  • Climate Change - Geophysical Foundations and Ecological Effects
    Climate Change - Geophysical Foundations and Ecological Effects
    Edited by Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-419-1,
    534 pages, September, 2011
    This book offers an interdisciplinary view of the biophysical issues related to climate change. Climate change is a phenomenon by which the long-term averages of weather events (i.e. temperature, precipitation, wind speed, etc.) that define the clima ...
  • Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects
    Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects
    Edited by Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-411-5,
    468 pages, September, 2011
    This book shows some of the socio-economic impacts of climate change according to different estimates of the current or estimated global warming. A series of scientific and experimental research projects explore the impacts of climate change and brow ...
  • Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation
    Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation
    Edited by Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-621-8,
    502 pages, September, 2011
    This book provides an interdisciplinary view of how to prepare the ecological and socio-economic systems to the reality of climate change. Scientifically sound tools are needed to predict its effects on regional, rather than global, scales, as it is ...