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1. Assessing the Impact of Spectral Irradiance on the Performance of Different Photovoltaic Technologies

By Mohammad Aminul Islam, Nabilah M. Kassim, Ammar Ahmed Alkahtani and Nowshad Amin

Part of book: Solar Radiation - Measurements, Modeling and Forecasting for Photovoltaic Solar Energy Applications [Working Title]

2. On Moho Determination by the Vening Meinesz-Moritz Technique

By Lars Erik Sjöberg and Majid Abrehdary

Part of book: Geodetic Sciences - Theory, Applications and Recent Developments [Working Title]

3. New Insights into the Search for Life on Mars

By Cesare Guaita

Part of book: Solar Planets and Exoplanets [Working Title]

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1. Comprehensive Monitoring of Wildfires in Europe: The European Forest Fire Information System (EFFIS)

By Jesús San-Miguel-Ayanz, Ernst Schulte, Guido Schmuck, Andrea Camia, Peter Strobl, Giorgio Liberta, Cristiano Giovando, Roberto Boca, Fernando Sedano, Pieter Kempeneers, Daniel McInerney, Ceri Withmore, Sandra Santos de Oliveira, Marcos Rodrigues, Tracy Durrant, Paolo Corti, Friderike Oehler, Lara Vilar and Giuseppe Amatulli

Part of book: Approaches to Managing Disaster - Assessing Hazards, Emergencies and Disaster Impacts

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2. Monogenetic Basaltic Volcanoes: Genetic Classification, Growth, Geomorphology and Degradation

By Gábor Kereszturi and Károly Németh

Part of book: Updates in Volcanology - New Advances in Understanding Volcanic Systems

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3. Phytoremediation of Soils Contaminated with Metals and Metalloids at Mining Areas: Potential of Native Flora

By Paulo J.C. Favas, João Pratas, Mayank Varun, Rohan D’Souza and Manoj S. Paul

Part of book: Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination

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1. Electrical Resistivity Tomography: A Subsurface-Imaging Technique

By Bing Zhou

Part of book: Applied Geophysics with Case Studies on Environmental, Exploration and Engineering Geophysics

2. Soil Contamination, Risk Assessment and Remediation

By Muhammad Aqeel Ashraf, Mohd. Jamil Maah and Ismail Yusoff

Part of book: Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination

3. Soil and Water Conservation Measures for Agricultural Sustainability

By Anita Kumawat, Devideen Yadav, Kala Samadharmam and Ittyamkandath Rashmi

Part of book: Soil Moisture Importance

4. Generation, Evolution, and Characterization of Turbulence Coherent Structures

By Zambri Harun and Eslam Reda Lotfy

Part of book: Turbulence and Related Phenomena

5. Stages of a Integrated Geothermal Project

By Alfonso Aragón-Aguilar, Georgina Izquierdo-Montalvo, Daniel Octavio Aragón-Gaspar and Denise N. Barreto-Rivera

Part of book: Renewable Geothermal Energy Explorations

6. Biochar: A Sustainable Approach for Improving Plant Growth and Soil Properties

By Jyoti Rawat, Jyoti Saxena and Pankaj Sanwal

Part of book: Biochar - An Imperative Amendment for Soil and the Environment

7. The Qatar–South Fars Arch Development (Arabian Platform, Persian Gulf): Insights from Seismic Interpretation and Analogue Modelling

By C.R. Perotti, S. Carruba, M. Rinaldi, G. Bertozzi, L. Feltre and M. Rahimi

Part of book: New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - At the Midst of Plate Convergence

8. P-Wave Teleseismic Tomography: Evidence of Imprints of Deccan Mantle Plume below the Kachchh Rift Zone, Gujarat, India

By Prantik Mandal

Part of book: Forecasting Volcanic Eruptions

9. Role of the NE-SW Hercynian Master Fault Systems and Associated Lineaments on the Structuring and Evolution of the Mesozoic and Cenozoic Basins of the Alpine Margin, Northern Tunisia

By Fetheddine Melki, Taher Zouaghi, Mohamed Ben Chelbi, Mourad Bédir and Fouad Zargouni

Part of book: Tectonics - Recent Advances

10. Geologic Characteristics and Production Response of the N5.2 Reservoir, Shallow Offshore Niger Delta, Nigeria

By Prince Suka Momta

Part of book: Sedimentary Processes - Examples from Asia, Turkey and Nigeria