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  • Earthquakes - Tectonics, Hazard and Risk Mitigation
    Earthquakes - Tectonics, Hazard and Risk Mitigation
    Edited by Taher Zouaghi
    ISBN 978-953-51-2886-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2885-4,
    386 pages, February, 2017
    This book is devoted to diverse aspects of earthquake researches, especially to new achievements in seismicity that involves geosciences, assessment, and mitigation. Chapters contain advanced materials of detailed engineering investigations, which ca ...
  • Applications of Spatial Statistics
    Applications of Spatial Statistics
    Edited by Ming-Chih Hung
    ISBN 978-953-51-2757-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2756-7,
    154 pages, November, 2016
    Spatial statistics has been widely used in many environmental studies. This book is a collection of recent studies on applying spatial statistics in subjects such as demography, transportation, precision agriculture and ecology. Different subjects re ...
  • Recent Developments in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics, Prediction, and Detection
    Recent Developments in Tropical Cyclone Dynamics, Prediction, and Detection badge
    Edited by Anthony R. Lupo
    ISBN 978-953-51-2703-1,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2702-4,
    256 pages, November, 2016
    Today, tropical cyclones continue to bring destruction, as well as disruption, to societies that are exposed to their threat. This book represents a compilation of recent cutting-edge research on tropical cyclones and their impacts from researchers a ...
  • Land Degradation and Desertification - a Global Crisis
    Land Degradation and Desertification - a Global Crisis
    Edited by Abiud Kaswamila
    ISBN 978-953-51-2707-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2706-2,
    122 pages, October, 2016
    Land degradation which is caused by multiple forces-extreme weather conditions and anthropogenic activities that pollute or degrade the quality of soils and land utility-negatively affects food production, livelihoods, and the provision of other ecos ...
  • Topics in Climate Modeling
    Topics in Climate Modeling
    Edited by Theodore Hromadka and Prasada Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-2661-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2660-7,
    164 pages, October, 2016
    The topics of climate change, weather prediction, atmospheric sciences and other related fields are gaining increased attention due to the possible impacts of changes in climate and weather upon the planet. Concurrently, the increasing ability to com ...
  • Updates in Volcanology - From Volcano Modelling to Volcano Geology
    Updates in Volcanology - From Volcano Modelling to Volcano Geology
    Edited by Karoly Nemeth
    ISBN 978-953-51-2623-2,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2622-5,
    422 pages, September, 2016
    Updates in Volcanology - From Volcano Modeling to Volcano Geology is a new book that is based on book chapters offered by various authors to provide a snapshot of current trends in volcanological researches. Following a short Introduction, the book c ...
  • Atmospheric Hazards - Case Studies in Modeling, Communication, and Societal Impacts
    Atmospheric Hazards - Case Studies in Modeling, Communication, and Societal Impacts
    Edited by Jill S. M. Coleman
    ISBN 978-953-51-2516-7,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2515-0,
    144 pages, August, 2016
    Natural and environmental hazards research comprises a diverse set of subjects and methodologies and this book is no exception - offering the reader only a small glimpse into the physical and social processes that threaten human interests. Atmospheri ...
  • 6th International Maar Conference - Abstracts
    6th International Maar Conference - Abstracts
    Edited by Jiaqi Liu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2541-9,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2540-2,
    126 pages, July, 2016
    This Book of Abstracts covers the abstracts presented at the 6th International Maar Conference (6IMC) in Changchun (China). The 6IMC conference sessions are focused on Maar and Environment Change, covering a wide spectrum of topics including: charact ...