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  • 6th International Maar Conference - Abstracts
    6th International Maar Conference - Abstracts NEW
    Early Online Release
    Editor Jiaqi Liu
    ISBN 978-953-51-2541-9
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2540-2,
    126 pages, July, 2016
    This Book of Abstracts covers the abstracts presented at the 6th International Maar Conference (6IMC) in Changchun (China). The 6IMC conference sessions are focused on Maar and Environment Change, covering a wide spectrum of topics including: charact ...
  • Environmental Applications of Remote Sensing
    Environmental Applications of Remote Sensing
    Editor Maged Marghany
    ISBN 978-953-51-2444-3
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2443-6,
    416 pages, June, 2016
    Nowadays, the innovation in space technologies creates a new trend for the Earth observation and monitoring from space. This book contains high quality and compressive work on both microwave and optical remote sensing applications. This book is divid ...
  • Advances in Geothermal Energy
    Advances in Geothermal Energy
    Editor Basel I. Ismail
    ISBN 978-953-51-2241-8,
    174 pages, January, 2016
    Geothermal energy means the natural heat energy from the Earth. The geothermal resources of the Earth are huge and unlike other conventional and renewable energy sources, geothermal energy has unique features; namely, it is available, stable at all t ...
  • Effects of Sediment Transport on Hydraulic Structures
    Effects of Sediment Transport on Hydraulic Structures
    Editor Vlassios Hrissanthou
    ISBN 978-953-51-2231-9,
    122 pages, December, 2015
    Sediment transport is a significant part of the scientific area of river hydraulics. Therefore, the first section of the present book presents effects of sediment transport on hydraulic structures, that concern alluvial channel hydraulics. The second ...
  • Geochronology - Methods and Case Studies
    Geochronology - Methods and Case Studies
    Editor Nils-Axel Morner
    ISBN 978-953-51-1643-1,
    204 pages, July, 2014
    Chronology is the backbone of history, and there is a wise saying stating there is no history without a chronology. Earths evolutionary history is built up by geochronology, i.e. time benchmarks upon which the geological history is built up step by s ...
  • Advanced Geoscience Remote Sensing
    Advanced Geoscience Remote Sensing
    Editor Maged Marghany
    ISBN 978-953-51-1581-6,
    280 pages, June, 2014
    Nowadays, advanced remote sensing technology plays tremendous roles to build a quantitative and comprehensive understanding of how the Earth system operates. The advanced remote sensing technology is also used widely to monitor and survey the natural ...
  • Mechanism of Sedimentary Basin Formation - Multidisciplinary Approach on Active Plate Margins
    Mechanism of Sedimentary Basin Formation - Multidisciplinary Approach on Active Plate Margins
    Editor Yasuto Itoh
    ISBN 978-953-51-1193-1,
    316 pages, August, 2013
    This book is devoted to the mechanisms of sedimentary basin formation on active plate margins, which show enormous diversity reflecting complex tectonic processes. Multidisciplinary approach pursuing basin-forming mechanism is based on geology, sedim ...
  • Engineering Seismology, Geotechnical and Structural Earthquake Engineering
    Engineering Seismology, Geotechnical and Structural Earthquake Engineering
    Editor Sebastiano D'Amico
    ISBN 978-953-51-1038-5,
    308 pages, March, 2013
    The mitigation of earthquake-related hazards represents a key role in the modern society. The mitigation of such kind of hazards spans from detailed studies on seismicity, evaluation of site effects, and seismo-induced landslides, tsunamis as well as ...