Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • Air Quality-Models and Applications
    Air Quality-Models and Applications
    Editor Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-307-1
    364 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 50915 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
    616 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 80032 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
    270 pages, February, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 51440 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
    358 pages, February, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 134548 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 ...
  • Global Warming
    Global Warming
    Editor Stuart Arthur Harris
    ISBN 978-953-307-149-7
    250 pages, September, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 54314 times.
    This book is intended to introduce the reader to examples of the range of practical problems posed by "Global Warming". It includes 11 chapters split into 5 sections. Section 1 outlines the recent changes in the Indian Monsoon, the importance of gree ...
  • Air Quality
    Air Quality
    Editor Ashok Kumar
    ISBN 978-953-307-131-2
    382 pages, August, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 90700 times.
    Air pollution is about five decades or so old field and continues to be a global concern. Therefore, the governments around the world are involved in managing air quality in their countries for the welfare of their citizens. The management of air pol ...
  • Air Pollution
    Air Pollution
    Editor Vanda Villanyi
    ISBN 978-953-307-143-5
    370 pages, August, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 91065 times.
    Although the climate of the Earth is continually changing from the very beginning, anthropogenic effects, the pollution of the air by combustion and industrial activities make it change so quickly that the adaptation is very difficult for all living ...
  • Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements
    Geoscience and Remote Sensing New Achievements
    Editor Pasquale Imperatore and Daniele Riccio
    ISBN 978-953-7619-97-8
    508 pages, February, 2010
    All chapters downloaded 151122 times.
    Our planet is nowadays continuously monitored by powerful remote sensors operating in wide portions of the electromagnetic spectrum. Our capability of acquiring detailed information on the environment has been revolutionized by revealing its inner s ...