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  • Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Advances in Modern Cosmology
    Edited by Adnan Ghribi
    ISBN 978-953-307-423-8,
    Edited Volume
    208 pages, August, 2011
    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 ...
  • New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - At the Midst of Plate Convergence
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    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 ...
  • New Frontiers in Tectonic Research - General Problems, Sedimentary Basins and Island Arcs
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    Edited by Evgenii V. Sharkov
    ISBN 978-953-307-595-2,
    Edited Volume
    366 pages, July, 2011
    This book is devoted to different aspects of tectonic research. Syntheses of recent and earlier works, combined with new results and interpretations, are presented in this book for diverse tectonic settings. Most of the chapters include up-to-date ma ...
  • Sediment Transport
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    Edited by Silvia Susana Ginsberg
    ISBN 978-953-307-189-3,
    Edited Volume
    346 pages, April, 2011
    Sediment transport is a book that covers a wide variety of subject matters. It combines the personal and professional experience of the authors on solid particles transport and related problems, whose expertise is focused in aqueous systems and in la ...
  • Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts
    Recent Hurricane Research - Climate, Dynamics, and Societal Impacts
    Edited by Anthony Lupo
    ISBN 978-953-307-238-8,
    Edited Volume
    630 pages, April, 2011
    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 ...
  • Tectonics
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    Edited by Damien Closson
    ISBN 978-953-307-545-7,
    Edited Volume
    370 pages, February, 2011
    The term tectonics refers to the study dealing with the forces and displacements that have operated to create structures within the lithosphere. The deformations affecting the Earth's crust are result of the release and the redistribution of energy f ...
  • Developments in Hydraulic Conductivity Research
    Developments in Hydraulic Conductivity Research
    Edited by Oagile Dikinya
    ISBN 978-953-307-470-2,
    Edited Volume
    282 pages, February, 2011
    This book provides the state of the art of the investigation and the in-depth analysis of hydraulic conductivity from the theoretical to semi-empirical models perspective as well as policy development associated with management of land resources eman ...
  • Radio Occultation Method for Remote Sensing of the Atmosphere and Ionosphere
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    Edited by Ya Liou
    ISBN 978-953-7619-60-2,
    Monograph
    170 pages, February, 2010
    The book is devoted to radio occultation (RO) remote sensing of the earth’s atmosphere and ionosphere as a global method of monitoring. This technique used the radio links satellite-to-satellite when a satellite-receiver setting or rising behind t ...