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  • Global Warming - Impacts and Future Perspective
    Global Warming - Impacts and Future Perspective
    Editor Bharat Raj Singh
    ISBN 978-953-51-0755-2,
    364 pages, September, 2012
    Global Warming has become perhaps the most complicated issue being faced by world leaders. Thus, it requires field of attention for many modern societies, power and energy engineers, academicians, researchers and stakeholders. The so-called consensus ...
  • Atmospheric Aerosols - Regional Characteristics - Chemistry and Physics
    Atmospheric Aerosols - Regional Characteristics - Chemistry and Physics
    Editor Hayder Abdul-Razzak
    ISBN 978-953-51-0728-6,
    490 pages, September, 2012
    The book is divided into two sections. The first section presents characterization of atmospheric aerosols and their impact on regional climate from East Asia to the Pacific. Ground-based, air-born, and satellite data were collected and analyzed. Det ...
  • Clay Minerals in Nature - Their Characterization, Modification and Application
    Clay Minerals in Nature - Their Characterization, Modification and Application
    Editor 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 ...
  • Cartography - A Tool for Spatial Analysis
    Cartography - A Tool for Spatial Analysis
    Editor Carlos Bateira
    ISBN 978-953-51-0689-0,
    324 pages, August, 2012
    The terrestrial space is the place of interaction of natural and social systems. The cartography is an essential tool to understand the complexity of these systems, their interaction and evolution. This brings the cartography to an important place in ...
  • Tectonics - Recent Advances
    Tectonics - Recent Advances
    Editor 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 ...
  • Remote Sensing - Advanced Techniques and Platforms
    Remote Sensing - Advanced Techniques and Platforms
    Editor Boris Escalante-Ramirez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0652-4,
    474 pages, June, 2012
    This dual conception of remote sensing brought us to the idea of preparing two different books; in addition to the first book which displays recent advances in remote sensing applications, this book is devoted to new techniques for data processing, s ...
  • Remote Sensing - Applications
    Remote Sensing - Applications
    Editor Boris Escalante-Ramirez
    ISBN 978-953-51-0651-7,
    528 pages, June, 2012
    Nowadays it is hard to find areas of human activity and development that have not profited from or contributed to remote sensing. Natural, physical and social activities find in remote sensing a common ground for interaction and development. This boo ...
  • Geochemistry - Earth's System Processes
    Geochemistry - Earth's System Processes
    Editor Dionisios Panagiotaras
    ISBN 978-953-51-0586-2,
    512 pages, May, 2012
    This book brings together the knowledge from a variety of topics within the field of geochemistry. The audience for this book consists of a multitude of scientists such as physicists, geologists, technologists, petroleum engineers, volcanologists, ge ...