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  • New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - General Problems, Sedimentary Basins and Island Arcs
    New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - General Problems, Sedimentary Basins and Island Arcs
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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
    Edited by 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 ...
  • Developments in Hydraulic Conductivity Research
    Developments in Hydraulic Conductivity Research
    Edited by Oagile Dikinya
    ISBN 978-953-307-470-2,
    282 pages, February, 2011
    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 ...
  • Radio Occultation Method for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Ionosphere
    Radio Occultation Method for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Ionosphere
    Edited by Ya Liou
    ISBN 978-953-7619-60-2,
    170 pages, February, 2010
    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
    Edited by Gary Jedlovec
    ISBN 978-953-307-005-6,
    752 pages, October, 2009
    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 ...
  • Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    Edited by Pei-Gee Peter Ho
    ISBN 978-953-307-003-2,
    608 pages, October, 2009
    Remote Sensing is collecting and interpreting information on targets without being in physical contact with the objects. Aircraft, satellites ...etc are the major platforms for remote sensing observations. Unlike electrical, magnetic and gravity su ...