Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • 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
    207 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 6498 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
    380 pages, March, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 15304 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
    508 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 22353 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 ...
  • Soil Fertility
    Soil Fertility
    Editor Roland Nuhu Issaka
    ISBN 978-953-51-0873-3
    242 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 17986 times.
    Soil Fertility book presents nine chapters written by renowned soil fertility experts from Africa, Asia and South America. The book is divided into two sections. Section 1, Biological Processes and Integration of Inorganic and Organic Fertilizers for ...
  • Advances in Hurricane Research - Modelling, Meteorology, Preparedness and Impacts
    Advances in Hurricane Research - Modelling, Meteorology, Preparedness and Impacts
    Editor Kieran Hickey
    ISBN 978-953-51-0867-2
    198 pages, December, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 6867 times.
    This book provides a wealth of new information, ideas and analysis on some of the key unknowns in hurricane research. Topics covered include the numerical prediction systems for tropical cyclone development, the use of remote sensing methods for trop ...
  • Research on Soil Erosion
    Research on Soil Erosion
    Editor Danilo Godone, Silvia Stanchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0839-9
    191 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 11752 times.
    Soil loss for erosion is a natural phenomenon in soil dynamics, influenced by climate, soil intrinsic properties, and morphology, that can both trigger and enhance the process. Anthropic activities, like inappropriate agricultural practices, deforest ...
  • Human and Social Dimensions of Climate Change
    Human and Social Dimensions of Climate Change
    Editor Netra Chhetri
    ISBN 978-953-51-0847-4
    286 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13515 times.
    Anomalous climatic outcomes such as higher temperatures, intense rainfall and flood, frequent and severe droughts are now at the new level. Without appropriate adaptation measures, climate change is bound to exacerbate vulnerability of society, plac ...
  • Fractal Analysis and Chaos in Geosciences
    Fractal Analysis and Chaos in Geosciences
    Editor Sid-Ali Ouadfeul
    ISBN 978-953-51-0729-3
    174 pages, November, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 13618 times.
    The fractal analysis is becoming a very useful tool to process obtained data from chaotic systems in geosciences. It can be used to resolve many ambiguities in this domain. This book contains eight chapters showing the recent applications of the frac ...