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  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology
    Editor 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 ...
  • Earth Sciences
    Earth Sciences
    Editor Imran Ahmad Dar
    ISBN 978-953-307-861-8,
    660 pages, February, 2012
    The studies of Earth's history and of the physical and chemical properties of the substances that make up our planet, are of great significance to our understanding both of its past and its future. The geological and other environmental processes on ...
  • An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy
    An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy
    Editor Cumhur Aydinalp
    ISBN 978-953-307-896-0,
    156 pages, February, 2012
    An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy is a collection of papers that can be easily understood by a wide variety of readers, whether they wish to use it in their work, or simply to extend their knowledge. It is unique in that it presents a broad ...
  • Remote Sensing of Planet Earth
    Remote Sensing of Planet Earth
    Editor Yann Chemin
    ISBN 978-953-307-919-6,
    250 pages, January, 2012
    Monitoring of water and land objects enters a revolutionary age with the rise of ubiquitous remote sensing and public access. Earth monitoring satellites permit detailed, descriptive, quantitative, holistic, standardized, global evaluation of the sta ...
  • Earth Observation
    Earth Observation
    Editor Rustam B. Rustamov and Saida E. Salahova
    ISBN 978-953-307-973-8,
    266 pages, January, 2012
    Today, space technology is used as an excellent instrument for Earth observation applications. Data is collected using satellites and other available platforms for remote sensing. Remote sensing data collection detects a wide range of electromagneti ...
  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - New Frontiers in Seismology
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - New Frontiers in Seismology
    Editor Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-307-840-3,
    392 pages, January, 2012
    The study of earthquakes combines science, technology and expertise in infrastructure and engineering in an effort to minimize human and material losses when their occurrence is inevitable. This book is devoted to various aspects of earthquake resear ...
  • Bathymetry and Its Applications
    Bathymetry and Its Applications
    Editor Philippe Blondel
    ISBN 978-953-307-959-2,
    158 pages, January, 2012
    Bathymetry is the only way to explore, measure and manage the large portion of the Earth covered with water. This book ,presents some of the latest developments in bathymetry, using acoustic, electromagnetic and radar sensors, and in its applications ...
  • Soil Health and Land Use Management
    Soil Health and Land Use Management
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-307-614-0,
    344 pages, January, 2012
    Soils play multiple roles in the quality of life throughout the world, not only as the resource for food production, but also as the support for our structures, the environment, the medium for waste disposal, water, and the storage of nutrients. A he ...