Open Access Books » Physical Sciences, Engineering and Technology » Earth and Planetary Sciences

Our collection of 96 books.

  • Natural Disasters
    Natural Disasters
    Edited by Sorin Cheval
    ISBN 978-953-51-0188-8,
    166 pages, March, 2012
    The crossroads between a more and more populated human communities and their changing environment pose different challenges than ever before. Therefore, any attempt to identify and deliver possible solutions is more than welcome. The book Natural Dis ...
  • Climate Models
    Climate Models
    Edited by Leonard M. Druyan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0135-2,
    350 pages, March, 2012
    Climate Models offers a sampling of cutting edge research contributed by an international roster of scientists. The studies strive to improve our understanding of the physical environment for life on this planet. Each of the 14 essays presents a desc ...
  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - Statistical Studies, Observations and Planning
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - Statistical Studies, Observations and Planning
    Edited by Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-51-0134-5,
    470 pages, March, 2012
    The study of earthquakes plays a key role in order to minimize human and material losses when they inevitably occur. Chapters in this book will be devoted to various aspects of earthquake research and analysis. The different sections present in the b ...
  • Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective
    Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective
    Edited by Joann K. Whalen
    ISBN 978-953-307-945-5,
    318 pages, February, 2012
    Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management: A Global Perspective presents 15 invited chapters written by leading soil fertility experts. The book is organized around three themes. The first theme is Soil Mapping and Soil Fertility ...
  • Hydrogeology - A Global Perspective
    Hydrogeology - A Global Perspective
    Edited by Gholam A. Kazemi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0048-5,
    232 pages, February, 2012
    The field of groundwater hydrology and the discipline of hydrogeology have attracted a lot of attention during the past few decades. This is mainly because of the increasing need for high quality water, especially groundwater. This book, written by 1 ...
  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology
    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 ...
  • Earth Sciences
    Earth Sciences
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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 ...