Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • Advanced Air Pollution
    Advanced Air Pollution
    Editor Farhad Nejadkoorki
    ISBN 978-953-307-511-2
    594 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 68463 times.
    Leading air quality professionals describe different aspects of air pollution. The book presents information on four broad areas of interest in the air pollution field; the air pollution monitoring; air quality modeling; the GIS techniques to manage ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 48021 times.
    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 ...
  • 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 83378 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 ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 46360 times.
    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 ...
  • 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 45302 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 55004 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 85194 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 ...
  • Tectonics
    Tectonics
    Editor Damien Closson
    ISBN 978-953-307-545-7
    370 pages, February, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 138291 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 ...