Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • 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
    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 ...
  • Soil Processes and Current Trends in Quality Assessment
    Soil Processes and Current Trends in Quality Assessment
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-51-1029-3
    444 pages, February, 2013
    Natural processes and human activities alter the properties and quality of soils over time. Nowadays, the growing interest in soil protection prompts abundant research to estimate soil quality in wide-ranging environmental scenarios. The assessment o ...
  • 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
    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
    250 pages, December, 2012
    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
    206 pages, December, 2012
    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
    200 pages, November, 2012
    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
    300 pages, November, 2012
    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
    182 pages, November, 2012
    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 ...