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Our collection of 108 books.

  • Estuary
    Estuary NEW
    Edited by William Froneman
    ISBN 978-953-51-3880-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3879-2,
    Edited Volume
    126 pages, March, 2018
    Estuaries are regarded among the most ecologically threatened ecosystems worldwide largely due to poor land use practices within their catchment areas, freshwater abstraction, coastal development, and resource exploitation. Moreover, these systems ac ...
  • Risk Assessment
    Risk Assessment NEW
    Edited by Valentina Svalova
    ISBN 978-953-51-3799-3, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3798-6,
    Edited Volume
    384 pages, February, 2018
    Risk assessment is one of the main parts of complex systematic research of natural and man-made hazards and risks together with the concepts of risk analysis, risk management, acceptable risk, and risk reduction. It is considered as the process of ma ...
  • Gravity - Geoscience Applications, Industrial Technology and Quantum Aspect
    Gravity - Geoscience Applications, Industrial Technology and Quantum Aspect
    Edited by Taher Zouaghi
    ISBN 978-953-51-3824-2, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3823-5,
    Edited Volume
    226 pages, February, 2018
    This book deals with different aspects of gravity that has proved its effectiveness throughout the world, hence their solicitation in recent years. Fundamental theories, applications, and tools have been presented, emphasizing the implementation of t ...
  • Contributions to Mineralization
    Contributions to Mineralization
    Edited by Ali Ismail Al-Juboury
    ISBN 978-953-51-3749-8, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3748-1,
    Edited Volume
    224 pages, January, 2018
    Contributions to Mineralization provide some new aspects on economically important mineral deposits from various locations in Asia, Africa, and Europe in terms of their genesis, geochemical, and age considerations. Mining industry and mineral enginee ...
  • Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy and Integrated Stratigraphy - New Insights and Contributions
    Seismic and Sequence Stratigraphy and Integrated Stratigraphy - New Insights and Contributions
    Edited by Gemma Aiello
    ISBN 978-953-51-3676-7, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3675-0,
    Edited Volume
    166 pages, December, 2017
    This book contains six chapters dealing with the investigation of seismic and sequence stratigraphy and integrated stratigraphy, including the stratigraphic unconformities, in different geological settings and using several techniques and methods, in ...
  • Hydro-Geomorphology - Models and Trends
    Hydro-Geomorphology - Models and Trends
    Edited by Dericks P. Shukla
    ISBN 978-953-51-3574-6, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3573-9,
    Edited Volume
    120 pages, October, 2017
    Knowledge has no limits and everyone has the opportunity to gain it and expand the view and horizon of understanding. Nothing in this world remains permanent, everything changes. Hence the field of morphology of the Earth (geomorphology) provides a b ...
  • Glacier Evolution in a Changing World
    Glacier Evolution in a Changing World
    Edited by Danilo Godone
    ISBN 978-953-51-3544-9, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3543-2,
    Edited Volume
    184 pages, October, 2017
    Glaciers have always played an important role in human history, and currently, they are carefully observed as climate change sentinels. Glacier melt rate is increasing, and its mass balance is continuously negative. This issue deserves accurate and i ...
  • Flood Risk Management
    Flood Risk Management
    Edited by Theodore Hromadka and Prasada Rao
    ISBN 978-953-51-3466-4, Print ISBN 978-953-51-3465-7,
    Edited Volume
    324 pages, August, 2017
    In this book, contributions from several experts specializing in the area of flood risk management are assembled into a single volume. Application and testing of numerical and statistical models that can simulate the complex reality along with effect ...