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  • Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects
    Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects
    Editor Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-411-5,
    468 pages, September, 2011
    This book shows some of the socio-economic impacts of climate change according to different estimates of the current or estimated global warming. A series of scientific and experimental research projects explore the impacts of climate change and brow ...
  • Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation
    Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation
    Editor Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-621-8,
    502 pages, September, 2011
    This book provides an interdisciplinary view of how to prepare the ecological and socio-economic systems to the reality of climate change. Scientifically sound tools are needed to predict its effects on regional, rather than global, scales, as it is ...
  • Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Editor Adnan Ghribi
    ISBN 978-953-307-423-8,
    208 pages, August, 2011
    The twentieth century elevated our understanding of the Universe from its early stages to what it is today and what is to become of it. Cosmology is the weapon that utilizes all the scientific tools that we have created to feel less lost in the immen ...
  • New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - At the Midst of Plate Convergence
    New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - At the Midst of Plate Convergence
    Editor Uri Schattner
    ISBN 978-953-307-594-5,
    364 pages, August, 2011
    Ocean closure involves a variety of converging tectonic processes that reshape shrinking basins, their adjacent margins and the entire earth underneath. Following continental breakup, margin formation and sediment accumulation, tectonics normally rel ...
  • New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - General Problems, Sedimentary Basins and Island Arcs
    New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - General Problems, Sedimentary Basins and Island Arcs
    Editor Evgenii V. Sharkov
    ISBN 978-953-307-595-2,
    366 pages, July, 2011
    This book is devoted to different aspects of tectonic research. Syntheses of recent and earlier works, combined with new results and interpretations, are presented in this book for diverse tectonic settings. Most of the chapters include up-to-date ma ...
  • Sediment Transport
    Sediment Transport
    Editor Silvia Susana Ginsberg
    ISBN 978-953-307-189-3,
    346 pages, April, 2011
    Sediment transport is a book that covers a wide variety of subject matters. It combines the personal and professional experience of the authors on solid particles transport and related problems, whose expertise is focused in aqueous systems and in la ...
  • 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
    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 ...
  • Tectonics
    Tectonics
    Editor Damien Closson
    ISBN 978-953-307-545-7,
    370 pages, February, 2011
    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 ...