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  • Seismic Waves - Research and Analysis
    Seismic Waves - Research and Analysis
    Editor 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
    Editor 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 ...
  • Petrology - New Perspectives and Applications
    Petrology - New Perspectives and Applications
    Editor Ali Ismail Al-Juboury
    ISBN 978-953-307-800-7,
    236 pages, January, 2012
    Petrology, New Perspectives and Applications is designed for advanced graduate courses and professionals in petrology. The book includes eight chapters that are focused on the recent advances and application of modern petrologic and geochemical metho ...
  • Updates in Volcanology - A Comprehensive Approach to Volcanological Problems
    Updates in Volcanology - A Comprehensive Approach to Volcanological Problems
    Editor 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 ...
  • Principles, Application and Assessment in Soil Science
    Principles, Application and Assessment in Soil Science
    Editor E. Burcu Özkaraova Güngör
    ISBN 978-953-307-740-6,
    406 pages, December, 2011
    Our dependence on soil, and our curiosity about it, is leading to the investigation of changes within soil processes. Furthermore, the diversity and dynamics of soil are enabling new discoveries and insights, which help us to understand the variation ...
  • Advances in Data, Methods, Models and Their Applications in Geoscience
    Advances in Data, Methods, Models and Their Applications in Geoscience
    Editor Dongmei Chen
    ISBN 978-953-307-737-6,
    350 pages, December, 2011
    With growing attention on global environmental and climate change, geoscience has experienced rapid change and development in the last three decades. Many new data, methods and modeling techniques have been developed and applied in various aspects of ...
  • Hydraulic Conductivity - Issues, Determination and Applications
    Hydraulic Conductivity - Issues, Determination and Applications
    Editor Lakshmanan Elango
    ISBN 978-953-307-288-3,
    446 pages, November, 2011
    There are several books on broad aspects of hydrogeology, groundwater hydrology and geohydrology, which do not discuss in detail on the intrigues of hydraulic conductivity elaborately. However, this book on Hydraulic Conductivity presents comprehensi ...
  • Soil Erosion Studies
    Soil Erosion Studies
    Editor Danilo Godone and Silvia Stanchi
    ISBN 978-953-307-710-9,
    332 pages, November, 2011
    Soil erosion affects a large part of the Earth surface, and accelerated soil erosion is recognized as one of the main soil threats, compromising soil productive and protective functions. The land management in areas affected by soil erosion is a rele ...