Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - Statistical Studies, Observations and Planning
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - Statistical Studies, Observations and Planning
    Editor Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-51-0134-5
    470 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 57986 times.
    The study of earthquakes plays a key role in order to minimize human and material losses when they inevitably occur. Chapters in this book will be devoted to various aspects of earthquake research and analysis. The different sections present in the b ...
  • Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective
    Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management - A Global Perspective
    Editor Joann K. Whalen
    ISBN 978-953-307-945-5
    318 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 38086 times.
    Soil Fertility Improvement and Integrated Nutrient Management: A Global Perspective presents 15 invited chapters written by leading soil fertility experts. The book is organized around three themes. The first theme is Soil Mapping and Soil Fertility ...
  • Hydrogeology - A Global Perspective
    Hydrogeology - A Global Perspective
    Editor Gholam A. Kazemi
    ISBN 978-953-51-0048-5
    232 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27657 times.
    The field of groundwater hydrology and the discipline of hydrogeology have attracted a lot of attention during the past few decades. This is mainly because of the increasing need for high quality water, especially groundwater. This book, written by 1 ...
  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - Seismology, Seismotectonic and Earthquake Geology
    Editor Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-307-991-2
    416 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 46896 times.
    This book is devoted to different aspects of earthquake research. Depending on their magnitude and the placement of the hypocenter, earthquakes have the potential to be very destructive. Given that they can cause significant losses and deaths, it is ...
  • Bioluminescence - Recent Advances in Oceanic Measurements and Laboratory Applications
    Bioluminescence - Recent Advances in Oceanic Measurements and Laboratory Applications
    Editor David Lapota
    ISBN 978-953-307-940-0
    200 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 19999 times.
    We now find ourselves utilizing luciferase - luciferin proteins, ATP, genes and the whole complex of these interactions to observe and follow the progress or inhibition of tumors in animal models by measuring bioluminescence intensity, spatially and ...
  • An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy
    An Introduction to the Study of Mineralogy
    Editor Cumhur Aydinalp
    ISBN 978-953-307-896-0
    156 pages, February, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 26942 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 ...
  • Earth Observation
    Earth Observation
    Editor Rustam B. Rustamov and Saida E. Salahova
    ISBN 978-953-307-973-8
    266 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 28651 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
    392 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 29218 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 ...