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  • Advances in Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    Advances in Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    Edited by Gary Jedlovec
    ISBN 978-953-307-005-6,
    Edited Volume
    752 pages, October, 2009
    Remote sensing is the acquisition of information of an object or phenomenon, by the use of either recording or real-time sensing device(s), that is not in physical or intimate contact with the object (such as by way of aircraft, spacecraft, satellite ...
  • New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - At the Midst of Plate Convergence
    New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - At the Midst of Plate Convergence badge badge
    Edited by Uri Schattner
    ISBN 978-953-307-594-5,
    Edited Volume
    364 pages, August, 2011
    Ocean closure involves a variety of converging tectonic processes that reshape shrinking basins, their adjacent margins and the entire earth underneath. Following continental breakup, margin formation and sediment accumulation, tectonics normally rel ...
  • Climate Change - Geophysical Foundations and Ecological Effects
    Climate Change - Geophysical Foundations and Ecological Effects badge badge
    Edited by Juan Blanco and Houshang Kheradmand
    ISBN 978-953-307-419-1,
    Edited Volume
    534 pages, September, 2011
    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 ...
  • Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    Geoscience and Remote Sensing
    Edited by Pei-Gee Peter Ho
    ISBN 978-953-307-003-2,
    Edited Volume
    608 pages, October, 2009
    Remote Sensing is collecting and interpreting information on targets without being in physical contact with the objects. Aircraft, satellites ...etc are the major platforms for remote sensing observations. Unlike electrical, magnetic and gravity su ...
  • Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination
    Environmental Risk Assessment of Soil Contamination badge badge
    Edited by Maria C. Hernandez-Soriano
    ISBN 978-953-51-1235-8,
    Edited Volume
    918 pages, March, 2014
    Soil is an irreplaceable resource that sustains life on the planet, challenged by food and energy demands of an increasing population. Therefore, soil contamination constitutes a critical issue to be addressed if we are to secure the life quality of ...
  • Clay Minerals in Nature - Their Characterization, Modification and Application
    Clay Minerals in Nature - Their Characterization, Modification and Application badge badge
    Edited by Marta Valaškova and Gražyna Simha Martynkova
    ISBN 978-953-51-0738-5,
    Edited Volume
    326 pages, September, 2012
    Clay is an abundant raw material which has a variety of uses and properties depending on their structure and composition. Clay minerals are inexpensive and environmentally friendly naturally occurring nanomaterials, thanks to their 1 nm thick silicat ...
  • Soil Contamination
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    Edited by Simone Pascucci
    ISBN 978-953-307-647-8,
    Edited Volume
    180 pages, September, 2011
    Soil contamination has severely increased over the last decades, mainly due to petroleum hydrocarbons, solvents, pesticides, lead and other heavy metals from industrial wastes and human activities. The critical point regarding contaminated soil monit ...
  • Exploring the Solar Wind
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    Edited by Marian Lazar
    ISBN 978-953-51-0339-4,
    Edited Volume
    474 pages, March, 2012
    This book consists of a selection of original papers of the leading scientists in the fields of Space and Planetary Physics, Solar and Space Plasma Physics with important contributions to the theory, modeling and experimental techniques of the solar ...