Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • Topics in Oceanography
    Topics in Oceanography
    Editor Enrico Zambianchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1179-5
    164 pages, July, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6247 times.
    Oceanography is the par excellence interdisciplinary science thanks to its peculiar setting within a fluid environment that makes connections extremely efficient. The oceans connections are well mirrored in the chapters of this book that share a quit ...
  • Geodetic Sciences - Observations, Modeling and Applications
    Geodetic Sciences - Observations, Modeling and Applications
    Editor Shuanggen Jin
    ISBN 978-953-51-1144-3
    354 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15175 times.
    Space geodetic techniques, e.g., global navigation satellite systems (GNSS), Very Long Baseline Interferometry (VLBI), satellite gravimetry and altimetry, and GNSS Reflectometry & Radio Occultation, are capable of measuring small changes of the Earth ...
  • Climate Change and Regional/Local Responses
    Climate Change and Regional/Local Responses
    Editor Yuanzhi Zhang and Pallav Ray
    ISBN 978-953-51-1132-0
    256 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 13044 times.
  • Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing
    Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing
    Editor Andrew P. Bunger, John McLennan and Rob Jeffrey
    ISBN 978-953-51-1137-5
    1072 pages, May, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 128339 times.
    This book comprises the proceedings for the International Conference for Effective and Sustainable Hydraulic Fracturing (HF2013) which was held 20-22 May 2013 in Brisbane, Australia. The conference goal was to advance hydraulic fracturing technology ...
  • Engineering Seismology, Geotechnical and Structural Earthquake Engineering
    Engineering Seismology, Geotechnical and Structural Earthquake Engineering
    Editor Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-51-1038-5
    308 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 23132 times.
    The mitigation of earthquake-related hazards represents a key role in the modern society. The mitigation of such kind of hazards spans from detailed studies on seismicity, evaluation of site effects, and seismo-induced landslides, tsunamis as well as ...
  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - New Advances in Seismology
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - New Advances in Seismology
    Editor Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-51-1054-5
    216 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 8427 times.
    The mitigation of earthquake-related hazards represents a key role in the modern society. The main goal of this book is to present 9 scientific papers focusing on new research and results on earthquake seismology. Chapters of this book focus on seve ...
  • Sediment Transport Processes and Their Modelling Applications
    Sediment Transport Processes and Their Modelling Applications
    Editor Andrew J. Manning
    ISBN 978-953-51-1039-2
    388 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 21062 times.
    Sediment Transport Processes and their Modelling Applications is a book which covers a wide range of topics. The effective management of many aquatic environments, requires a detailed understanding of sediment dynamics. This has both environmental an ...
  • Climate Change - Realities, Impacts Over Ice Cap, Sea Level and Risks
    Climate Change - Realities, Impacts Over Ice Cap, Sea Level and Risks
    Editor Bharat Raj Singh
    ISBN 978-953-51-0934-1
    522 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 27909 times.
    The Earth is the only planet in our solar system that supports life. The complex process of evolution occurred on Earth only because of some unique environmental conditions that were present: water, an oxygen-rich atmosphere, and a suitable surface t ...