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  • Sediment Transport in Aquatic Environments
    Sediment Transport in Aquatic Environments
    Editor Andrew J. Manning
    ISBN 978-953-307-586-0
    344 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 34516 times.
    Sediment Transport in Aquatic Environments is a book which covers a wide range of topics. The effective management of many aquatic environments, requires a detailed understanding of sediment dynamics. This has both environmental and economic implicat ...
  • The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources
    The Impact of Air Pollution on Health, Economy, Environment and Agricultural Sources
    Editor Mohamed K. Khallaf
    ISBN 978-953-307-528-0
    456 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 84818 times.
    This book aims to strengthen the knowledge base dealing with Air Pollution. The book consists of 21 chapters dealing with Air Pollution and its effects in the fields of Health, Environment, Economy and Agricultural Sources. It is divided into four se ...
  • Climate Change - Geophysical Foundations and Ecological Effects
    Climate Change - Geophysical Foundations and Ecological Effects
    Editor Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-419-1
    534 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 77804 times.
    This book offers an interdisciplinary view of the biophysical issues related to climate change. Climate change is a phenomenon by which the long-term averages of weather events (i.e. temperature, precipitation, wind speed, etc.) that define the clima ...
  • Aspects of Today's Cosmology
    Aspects of Today's Cosmology
    Editor Antonio Alfonso-Faus
    ISBN 978-953-307-626-3
    408 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 56191 times.
    This book presents some aspects of the cosmological scientific odyssey that started last century. The chapters vary with different particular works, giving a versatile picture. It is the result of the work of many scientists in the field of cosmology ...
  • Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects
    Climate Change - Socioeconomic Effects
    Editor Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-411-5
    468 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 121692 times.
    This book shows some of the socio-economic impacts of climate change according to different estimates of the current or estimated global warming. A series of scientific and experimental research projects explore the impacts of climate change and brow ...
  • Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation
    Climate Change - Research and Technology for Adaptation and Mitigation
    Editor Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-621-8
    502 pages, September, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 74553 times.
    This book provides an interdisciplinary view of how to prepare the ecological and socio-economic systems to the reality of climate change. Scientifically sound tools are needed to predict its effects on regional, rather than global, scales, as it is ...
  • Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Editor Adnan Ghribi
    ISBN 978-953-307-423-8
    208 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 37251 times.
    The twentieth century elevated our understanding of the Universe from its early stages to what it is today and what is to become of it. Cosmology is the weapon that utilizes all the scientific tools that we have created to feel less lost in the immen ...
  • Advanced Air Pollution
    Advanced Air Pollution
    Editor Farhad Nejadkoorki
    ISBN 978-953-307-511-2
    594 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 67203 times.
    Leading air quality professionals describe different aspects of air pollution. The book presents information on four broad areas of interest in the air pollution field; the air pollution monitoring; air quality modeling; the GIS techniques to manage ...