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  • Topics in Climate Modeling
    Topics in Climate Modeling
    Edited by Theodore Hromadka and Prasada Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-2661-4,
    Print ISBN 978-953-51-2660-7,
    164 pages, October, 2016
    The topics of climate change, weather prediction, atmospheric sciences and other related fields are gaining increased attention due to the possible impacts of changes in climate and weather upon the planet. Concurrently, the increasing ability to com ...
  • Mitigation of Ionospheric Threats to GNSS: an Appraisal of the Scientific and Technological Outputs of the TRANSMIT Project
    Mitigation of Ionospheric Threats to GNSS: an Appraisal of the Scientific and Technological Outputs of the TRANSMIT Project
    Edited by Riccardo Notarpietro, Fabio Dovis, Giorgiana De Franceschi and Marcio Aquino
    ISBN 978-953-51-1642-4,
    236 pages, July, 2014
    TRANSMIT (Training Research and Applications Network to Support the Mitigation of Ionospheric Threats) is an initiative funded by the European Commission through a Marie Curie Initial Training Network. It provided a coordinated program of academic an ...
  • Climate Variability - Regional and Thematic Patterns
    Climate Variability - Regional and Thematic Patterns
    Edited by Aondover Tarhule
    ISBN 978-953-51-1187-0,
    214 pages, August, 2013
    As societies transition to evidence-based adaptation and management there is increasing recognition of the need for understanding climate change and variability dynamics and impacts at regional levels and for various activities. This book is a contri ...
  • Topics in Oceanography
    Topics in Oceanography
    Edited by Enrico Zambianchi
    ISBN 978-953-51-1179-5,
    164 pages, July, 2013
    Oceanography is the par excellence interdisciplinary science thanks to its peculiar setting within a fluid environment that makes connections extremely efficient. The oceans connections are well mirrored in the chapters of this book that share a quit ...
  • Climate Change and Regional/Local Responses
    Climate Change and Regional/Local Responses
    Edited by Yuanzhi Zhang and Pallav Ray
    ISBN 978-953-51-1132-0,
    256 pages, May, 2013
    Understanding climate change requires analysis of its effects in specific contexts, and the case studies in this volume offer examples of such issues. Its chapters cover tropical cyclones in East Asia, study of a fossil in Brazil’s Araripe Basi ...
  • Climate Change - Realities, Impacts Over Ice Cap, Sea Level and Risks
    Climate Change - Realities, Impacts Over Ice Cap, Sea Level and Risks
    Edited by Bharat Raj Singh
    ISBN 978-953-51-0934-1,
    522 pages, January, 2013
    The Earth is the only planet in our solar system that supports life. The complex process of evolution occurred on Earth only because of some unique environmental conditions that were present: water, an oxygen-rich atmosphere, and a suitable surface t ...
  • Advances in Hurricane Research - Modelling, Meteorology, Preparedness and Impacts
    Advances in Hurricane Research - Modelling, Meteorology, Preparedness and Impacts
    Edited by Kieran Hickey
    ISBN 978-953-51-0867-2,
    206 pages, December, 2012
    This book provides a wealth of new information, ideas and analysis on some of the key unknowns in hurricane research. Topics covered include the numerical prediction systems for tropical cyclone development, the use of remote sensing methods for trop ...
  • Atmospheric Aerosols - Regional Characteristics - Chemistry and Physics
    Atmospheric Aerosols - Regional Characteristics - Chemistry and Physics
    Edited by Hayder Abdul-Razzak
    ISBN 978-953-51-0728-6,
    490 pages, September, 2012
    The book is divided into two sections. The first section presents characterization of atmospheric aerosols and their impact on regional climate from East Asia to the Pacific. Ground-based, air-born, and satellite data were collected and analyzed. Det ...