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  • Studies on Environmental and Applied Geomorphology
    Studies on Environmental and Applied Geomorphology
    Editor Tommaso Piacentini and Enrico Miccadei
    ISBN 978-953-51-0361-5,
    294 pages, March, 2012
    This book includes several geomorphological studies up-to-date, incorporating different disciplines and methodologies, always focused on methods, tools and general issues of environmental and applied geomorphology. In designing the book the integrati ...
  • Approaches to Managing Disaster - Assessing Hazards, Emergencies and Disaster Impacts
    Approaches to Managing Disaster - Assessing Hazards, Emergencies and Disaster Impacts
    Editor John Tiefenbacher
    ISBN 978-953-51-0294-6,
    174 pages, March, 2012
    Approaches to Managing Disaster - Assessing Hazards, Emergencies and Disaster Impacts demonstrates the array of information that is critical for improving disaster management. The book reflects major management components of the disaster continuum ( ...
  • Mining Methods
    Mining Methods
    Editor Turgay Onargan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0289-2,
    74 pages, March, 2012
    An economic viability of a modern day mine is highly dependent upon careful planning and management. Declining trends in average ore grades, increasing mining costs and environmental considerations will ensure that this situation will remain in the f ...
  • Modern Climatology
    Modern Climatology
    Editor Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang and Robert R. Gillies
    ISBN 978-953-51-0095-9,
    398 pages, March, 2012
    Climatology, the study of climate, is no longer regarded as a single discipline that treats climate as something that fluctuates only within the unchanging boundaries described by historical statistics. The field has recognized that climate is someth ...
  • 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
    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 ...
  • Climate Models
    Climate Models
    Editor Leonard M. Druyan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0135-2,
    350 pages, March, 2012
    Climate Models offers a sampling of cutting edge research contributed by an international roster of scientists. The studies strive to improve our understanding of the physical environment for life on this planet. Each of the 14 essays presents a desc ...
  • Natural Disasters
    Natural Disasters
    Editor Sorin Cheval
    ISBN 978-953-51-0188-8,
    166 pages, March, 2012
    The crossroads between a more and more populated human communities and their changing environment pose different challenges than ever before. Therefore, any attempt to identify and deliver possible solutions is more than welcome. The book Natural Dis ...
  • 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
    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 ...