Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Editor Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-316-3
    692 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 79992 times.
    The atmosphere may be our most precious resource. Accordingly, the balance between its use and protection is a high priority for our civilization. While many of us would consider air pollution to be an issue that the modern world has resolved to a gr ...
  • Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Editor Nicolás A. Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-317-0
    390 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 43313 times.
    Human beings need to breathe oxygen diluted in certain quantity of inert gas for living. In the atmosphere, there is a gas mixture of, mainly, oxygen and nitrogen, in appropriate proportions. However, the air also contains other gases, vapours and ae ...
  • Air Quality-Models and Applications
    Air Quality-Models and Applications
    Editor Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-307-1
    376 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52515 times.
    Air pollution has been a major transboundary problem and a matter of global concern for decades. High concentrations of different air pollutants are particularly harmful to large cities residents, where numerous anthropogenic activities strongly infl ...
  • Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts
    Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts
    Editor Anthony Lupo
    ISBN 978-953-307-238-8
    630 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 82189 times.
    This book represents recent research on tropical cyclones and their impact, and a wide range of topics are covered. An updated global climatology is presented, including the global occurrence of tropical cyclones and the terrestrial factors that may ...
  • Developments in Hydraulic Conductivity Research
    Developments in Hydraulic Conductivity Research
    Editor Oagile Dikinya
    ISBN 978-953-307-470-2
    282 pages, February, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52780 times.
    This book provides the state of the art of the investigation and the in-depth analysis of hydraulic conductivity from the theoretical to semi-empirical models perspective as well as policy development associated with management of land resources eman ...
  • Tectonics
    Tectonics
    Editor Damien Closson
    ISBN 978-953-307-545-7
    370 pages, February, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 136089 times.
    The term tectonics refers to the study dealing with the forces and displacements that have operated to create structures within the lithosphere. The deformations affecting the Earth's crust are result of the release and the redistribution of energy f ...
  • Radio Occultation Method for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Ionosphere
    Radio Occultation Method for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Ionosphere
    Editor Ya Liou
    ISBN 978-953-7619-60-2
    170 pages, February, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 4027 times.
    The book is devoted to radio occultation (RO) remote sensing of the earth’s atmosphere and ionosphere as a global method of monitoring. This technique used the radio links satellite-to-satellite when a satellite-receiver setting or rising behind t ...
  • Advances in Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    Advances in Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    Editor Gary Jedlovec
    ISBN 978-953-307-005-6
    752 pages, October, 2009
    All chapters downloaded 210578 times.
    Remote sensing is the acquisition of information of an object or phenomenon, by the use of either recording or real-time sensing device(s), that is not in physical or intimate contact with the object (such as by way of aircraft, spacecraft, satellite ...