Earth Sciences

e-books in Earth Sciences category

Earth Observations for GeohazardsEarth Observations for Geohazards
by Zhenhong Li, Roberto Tomas - MDPI AG , 2017
Improved satellite and sensor technologies have contributed to the increased demand for satellite EO data. Earth Observations have been widely used to monitor geohazards, revolutionizing our understanding of how the Earth system works.
Earthquakes, Tsunamis and Nuclear RisksEarthquakes, Tsunamis and Nuclear Risks
by Katsuhiro Kamae (ed.) - Springer , 2016
This book covers seismic probabilistic risk assessment and related studies which have become more important to increase the safety of nuclear facilities against earthquakes and tsunamis in the face of many uncertainties after the Fukushima accident.

Great Disasters and Horrors in the World's HistoryGreat Disasters and Horrors in the World's History
by Allen Howard Godbey - Royal Publishing Co. , 1890
The writer presents the general principles of the storm and earthquake so far as they are understood: and numerous narratives of great disturbances have been inserted that a clearer conception of the magnitude of these agencies may be attained ...
Damming Grand Canyon: The 1923 USGS Colorado River ExpeditionDamming Grand Canyon: The 1923 USGS Colorado River Expedition
by Diane E. Boyer, Robert H. Webb - Utah State University Press , 2007
In 1923, America paid close attention, as a government party descended the Colorado to survey Grand Canyon. Led by Claude Birdseye, the expedition not only made the first accurate survey of the river gorge but sought to decide the canyon's fate.
Earth As ArtEarth As Art
by Lawrence Friedl, et al. - NASA , 2012
This book celebrates Earth's aesthetic beauty in the patterns, shapes, colors, and textures of the land, oceans, ice, and atmosphere. The book features 75 stunning images of Earth from the Terra, Landsat 5, Landsat 7, EO-1, and Aqua satellites.
Fractal Analysis and Chaos in GeosciencesFractal Analysis and Chaos in Geosciences
by Sid-Ali Ouadfeul (ed.) - InTech , 2012
Fractal analysis is becoming a very useful tool to process obtained data from chaotic systems in geosciences. It can be used to resolve many ambiguities in this domain. This book shows the recent applications of the fractal analysis in geosciences.
High School Earth ScienceHigh School Earth Science
by John Benner, et al. - Wikibooks , 2011
Earth Science deals with any and all aspects of the planet Earth. Earth scientists study the atmosphere high above us as well as the planet's core far beneath us, seeking to understand the beautiful sphere on which we thrive.
New Achievements in GeoscienceNew Achievements in Geoscience
by Hwee-San Lim - InTech , 2012
This book highlights issues dealing with geophysical and earth sciences. It is a comprehensive resource for academic researchers in geophysics, environmental science, earth science, natural resource managements and their related support fields.
Earth ObservationEarth Observation
by Rustam B. Rustamov, Saida E. Salahova - InTech , 2012
Space technology has been found to be a successful application for studying climate change, as current and past data can be dynamically compared. This book presents different aspects of climate change and discusses space technology applications.
Earth Systems: an Earth Science CourseEarth Systems: an Earth Science Course
by Christine Loew - Curriki , 2009
This document contains curriculum Earth Science course for grades 9 - 10. Special emphasis is given to the effects of biological processes on Earth systems. Three major concepts may be summarized as matter cycles, energy flows, and life webs.
A Practical Guide to Geostatistical MappingA Practical Guide to Geostatistical Mapping
by Tomislav Hengl - , 2009
A practical guide to geostatistical mapping using R+gstat/geoR, SAGA GIS and Google Earth combo of software packages. Includes seven diverse data analysis exercises. Materials presented in this book have been used for an advanced training course.
CK-12 Earth ScienceCK-12 Earth Science
- CK-12 Foundation , 2009
This is an introductory textbook on Earth Science. Earth Science covers the study of Earth - its minerals and energy resources, processes inside and on its surface, its past, water, weather and climate, environment and human actions, and astronomy.
Earth Online: An Internet Guide for Earth ScienceEarth Online: An Internet Guide for Earth Science
by Michael Ritter - Wadsworth Pub Co , 1997
This was the first Internet guide written exclusively for the earth sciences. Whether this text is used for Internet homework exercises or lab exercises, Earth Online will open students eyes to the wealth of information at their fingertips.
Remote Sensing TutorialRemote Sensing Tutorial
by Nicholas M. Short, Sr. - EOS-Goddard Program Office , 2005
A tutorial that will serve as a primer for the new user as well as a teaching tool for the educational community. It provides a detailed understanding of the utility of the data in light of the fundamental principles of electromagnetic energy.
Ocean ExplorationOcean Exploration
- National Academies Press , 2011
The ocean is the largest biosphere on Earth, covering nearly three-quarters of our planet's surface and occupying a volume of 1.3 billion cubic kilometers. Humankind has entered the 21st century having explored only a small fraction of the ocean.
Global Land VegetationGlobal Land Vegetation
- NASA , 2008
This ebook provides current scientific information on how scientists study and monitor vegetation on Earth's surface. The text is designed to support a series of exercises illustrating how satellite data can be used to monitor vegetation dynamics.