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Our collection of 105 books indexed in the Book Citation Index in the Web of Science™ Core Collection (BKCI)

  • Research and Practices in Water Quality
    Research and Practices in Water Quality
    Edited by Teang Shui Lee
    ISBN 978-953-51-2163-3,
    270 pages, September, 2015
    Water quality refers to the chemical, physical, biological, and radiological characteristics of water. It is a measure of the condition of water for the purposes intended for. It is most frequently used by reference to a set of standards against whic ...
  • Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil
    Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil
    Edited by Naofumi Shiomi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2165-7,
    282 pages, September, 2015
    The pollution of soil and groundwater by heavy metals and other chemicals is becoming a serious issue in many countries. However, the current bioremediation processes do not often achieve sufficient remediation, and more effective processes are desir ...
  • Storage Stability of Fuels
    Storage Stability of Fuels
    Edited by Krzysztof Biernat
    ISBN 978-953-51-1734-6,
    276 pages, February, 2015
    This book presents an analysis of the results of studies of motor fuels ageing, conducted in laboratory and model conditions, in terms of building a system operating on-line, allowing continuous assessment of the operational usability of gasoline and ...
  • 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 ...
  • CO2 Sequestration and Valorization
    CO2 Sequestration and Valorization
    Edited by Claudia do Rosario Vaz Morgado and Victor Paulo Pecanha Esteves
    ISBN 978-953-51-1225-9,
    470 pages, March, 2014
    The reconciliation of economic development, social justice and reduction of greenhouse gas emissions is one of the biggest political challenges of the moment. Strategies for mitigating CO2 emissions on a large scale using sequestration, storage and c ...
  • Brain-Computer Interface Systems - Recent Progress and Future Prospects
    Brain-Computer Interface Systems - Recent Progress and Future Prospects
    Edited by Reza Fazel-Rezai
    ISBN 978-953-51-1134-4,
    278 pages, June, 2013
    Brain-Computer Interface (BCI) systems allow communication based on a direct electronic interface which conveys messages and commands directly from the human brain to a computer. In the recent years, attention to this new area of research and the num ...
  • Ionic Liquids - New Aspects for the Future
    Ionic Liquids - New Aspects for the Future
    Edited by Jun-ichi Kadokawa
    ISBN 978-953-51-0937-2,
    706 pages, January, 2013
    Concerns with ionic liquids are one of the most interesting and rapidly developing areas in modern physical chemistry, materials science, technologies, and engineering. Increasing attention has also been paid to the use of ionic liquids in the resea ...