Earth and Planetary Sciences

  • 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 46027 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 18735 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 25964 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
    250 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 28345 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
    266 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 27809 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 28201 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 ...
  • Seismic Waves - Research and Analysis
    Seismic Waves - Research and Analysis
    Editor Masaki Kanao
    ISBN 978-953-307-944-8
    336 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 35131 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
    344 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 42246 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 ...