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  • Earthquake Research and Analysis - New Frontiers in Seismology
    Earthquake Research and Analysis - New Frontiers in Seismology
    Edited by Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-307-840-3,
    392 pages, January, 2012
    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 ...
  • Earth Observation
    Earth Observation
    Edited by Rustam B. Rustamov and Saida E. Salahova
    ISBN 978-953-307-973-8,
    266 pages, January, 2012
    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 ...
  • Remote Sensing of Planet Earth
    Remote Sensing of Planet Earth
    Edited by Yann Chemin
    ISBN 978-953-307-919-6,
    250 pages, January, 2012
    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 ...
  • Soil Health and Land Use Management
    Soil Health and Land Use Management
    Edited by Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-307-614-0,
    344 pages, January, 2012
    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 ...
  • Bathymetry and Its Applications
    Bathymetry and Its Applications
    Edited by Philippe Blondel
    ISBN 978-953-307-959-2,
    158 pages, January, 2012
    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
    Edited by Masaki Kanao
    ISBN 978-953-307-944-8,
    336 pages, January, 2012
    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 ...
  • Climate Variability - Some Aspects, Challenges and Prospects
    Climate Variability - Some Aspects, Challenges and Prospects
    Edited by Abdel Hannachi
    ISBN 978-953-307-699-7,
    204 pages, January, 2012
    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 ...
  • Updates in Volcanology - A Comprehensive Approach to Volcanological Problems
    Updates in Volcanology - A Comprehensive Approach to Volcanological Problems
    Edited by Francesco Stoppa
    ISBN 978-953-307-434-4,
    256 pages, January, 2012
    This book ranges from the geologic-petrologic description of world-wide major volcanic fields unfamiliar to international literature, to the discussion and interpretation of the results in light of geophysical techniques. It focuses on several situat ...