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  • 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 119880 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 ...
  • 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 80616 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 76637 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 ...
  • Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Chemistry, Emission Control, Radioactive Pollution and Indoor Air Quality
    Editor Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-316-3
    692 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 79507 times.
    The atmosphere may be our most precious resource. Accordingly, the balance between its use and protection is a high priority for our civilization. While many of us would consider air pollution to be an issue that the modern world has resolved to a gr ...
  • 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 73386 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 ...
  • Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts
    Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts
    Editor Anthony Lupo
    ISBN 978-953-307-238-8
    630 pages, April, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 81740 times.
    This book represents recent research on tropical cyclones and their impact, and a wide range of topics are covered. An updated global climatology is presented, including the global occurrence of tropical cyclones and the terrestrial factors that may ...
  • Advanced Air Pollution
    Advanced Air Pollution
    Editor Farhad Nejadkoorki
    ISBN 978-953-307-511-2
    594 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 65751 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 ...
  • 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 55489 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 ...
  • Air Quality-Models and Applications
    Air Quality-Models and Applications
    Editor Nicolas Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-307-1
    376 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 52214 times.
    Air pollution has been a major transboundary problem and a matter of global concern for decades. High concentrations of different air pollutants are particularly harmful to large cities residents, where numerous anthropogenic activities strongly infl ...
  • Global Warming Impacts - Case Studies on the Economy, Human Health, and on Urban and Natural Environments
    Global Warming Impacts - Case Studies on the Economy, Human Health, and on Urban and Natural Environments
    Editor Stefano Casalegno
    ISBN 978-953-307-785-7
    290 pages, October, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 44813 times.
    This book addresses the theme of the impacts of global warming on different specific fields, ranging from the regional and global economy, to agriculture, human health, urban areas, land vegetation, marine areas and mangroves. Despite the volume of s ...
  • Climate Models
    Climate Models
    Editor Leonard M. Druyan
    ISBN 978-953-51-0135-2
    350 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 38128 times.
    Climate Models offers a sampling of cutting edge research contributed by an international roster of scientists. The studies strive to improve our understanding of the physical environment for life on this planet. Each of the 14 essays presents a desc ...
  • Climate Change - Realities, Impacts Over Ice Cap, Sea Level and Risks
    Climate Change - Realities, Impacts Over Ice Cap, Sea Level and Risks
    Editor Bharat Raj Singh
    ISBN 978-953-51-0934-1
    522 pages, January, 2013
    All chapters downloaded 23405 times.
    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 ...
  • Oceanography
    Oceanography
    Editor Marco Marcelli
    ISBN 978-953-51-0301-1
    360 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 34622 times.
    How inappropriate to call this planet Earth when it is quite clearly Ocean (Arthur C. Clarke). Life has been originated in the oceans, human health and activities depend from the oceans and the world life is modulated by marine and oceanic processes. ...
  • Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Air Quality Monitoring, Assessment and Management
    Editor Nicolás A. Mazzeo
    ISBN 978-953-307-317-0
    390 pages, July, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 43083 times.
    Human beings need to breathe oxygen diluted in certain quantity of inert gas for living. In the atmosphere, there is a gas mixture of, mainly, oxygen and nitrogen, in appropriate proportions. However, the air also contains other gases, vapours and ae ...
  • Modern Climatology
    Modern Climatology
    Editor Shih-Yu (Simon) Wang and Robert R. Gillies
    ISBN 978-953-51-0095-9
    398 pages, March, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 32619 times.
    Climatology, the study of climate, is no longer regarded as a single discipline that treats climate as something that fluctuates only within the unchanging boundaries described by historical statistics. The field has recognized that climate is someth ...
  • Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Editor Adnan Ghribi
    ISBN 978-953-307-423-8
    208 pages, August, 2011
    All chapters downloaded 36797 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 ...
  • 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 33677 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 ...
  • Atmospheric Model Applications
    Atmospheric Model Applications
    Editor Ismail Yucel
    ISBN 978-953-51-0488-9
    306 pages, April, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 21358 times.
    This book covers comprehensive text and reference work on atmospheric models for methods of numerical modeling and important related areas of data assimilation and predictability. It incorporates various aspects of environmental computer modeling inc ...
  • 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
    All chapters downloaded 17184 times.
    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 ...
  • Bathymetry and Its Applications
    Bathymetry and Its Applications
    Editor Philippe Blondel
    ISBN 978-953-307-959-2
    158 pages, January, 2012
    All chapters downloaded 16791 times.
    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 ...