Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy
    An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy
    Editor Cumhur Aydinalp
    ISBN 978-953-307-896-0
    154 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 25488 times.
    An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy is a collection of papers that can be easily understood by a wide variety of readers, whether they wish to use it in their work, or simply to extend their knowledge. It is unique in that it presents a broad ...
  • Remote Sensing of Planet Earth
    Remote Sensing of Planet Earth
    Editor Yann Chemin
    ISBN 978-953-307-919-6
    240 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27808 times.
    Monitoring of water and land objects enters a revolutionary age with the rise of ubiquitous remote sensing and public access. Earth monitoring satellites permit detailed, descriptive, quantitative, holistic, standardized, global evaluation of the sta ...
  • Earth Observation
    Earth Observation
    Editor Rustam B. Rustamov and Saida E. Salahova
    ISBN 978-953-307-973-8
    254 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27271 times.
    Today, space technology is used as an excellent instrument for Earth observation applications. Data is collected using satellites and other available platforms for remote sensing. Remote sensing data collection detects a wide range of electromagneti ...
  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - New Frontiers in Seismology
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - New Frontiers in Seismology
    Editor Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-307-840-3
    380 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27286 times.
    The study of earthquakes combines science, technology and expertise in infrastructure and engineering in an effort to minimize human and material losses when their occurrence is inevitable. This book is devoted to various aspects of earthquake resear ...
  • Bathymetry and Its Applications
    Bathymetry and Its Applications
    Editor Philippe Blondel
    ISBN 978-953-307-959-2
    148 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 16299 times.
    Bathymetry is the only way to explore, measure and manage the large portion of the Earth covered with water. This book ,presents some of the latest developments in bathymetry, using acoustic, electromagnetic and radar sensors, and in its applications ...
  • Seismic Waves - Research and Analysis
    Seismic Waves - Research and Analysis
    Editor Masaki Kanao
    ISBN 978-953-307-944-8
    326 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 33846 times.
    The importance of seismic wave research lies not only in our ability to understand and predict earthquakes and tsunamis, it also reveals information on the Earth's composition and features in much the same way as it led to the discovery of Mohorovic ...
  • Soil Health and Land Use Management
    Soil Health and Land Use Management
    Editor Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-307-614-0
    332 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 40742 times.
    Soils play multiple roles in the quality of life throughout the world, not only as the resource for food production, but also as the support for our structures, the environment, the medium for waste disposal, water, and the storage of nutrients. A he ...
  • Climate Variability - Some Aspects, Challenges and Prospects
    Climate Variability - Some Aspects, Challenges and Prospects
    Editor Abdel Hannachi
    ISBN 978-953-307-699-7
    192 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 16760 times.
    This book provides a general introduction to the popular topic of climate variability. It explores various aspects of climate variability and change from different perspectives, ranging from the basic nature of low-frequency atmospheric variability t ...