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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 349.00
This volume of proceedings is a collection of refereed papers resulting from the VI Hotine-Marussi Symposium on Theoretical and Computational Geodesy. The papers cover almost every topic of geodesy, including satellite gravity modeling, geodynamics, GPS data processing, statistical estimation and prediction theory, and geodetic inverse problem theory.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 239.00
This book is a collection of papers on various aspects of the geodetic and geophysical investigation and observation techniques. It includes material from the Arctic and Antarctica, as well as covering work from both temporary and permanent observatories. more...
- Springer Milan 2007; US$ 19.99
L?astronomia a Roma c?č sempre stata, ma un po? nascosta: era nei palazzi, nelle chiese o, meglio, sopra le chiese, specole disseminate lungo un percorso che oramai conoscono in pochi. I romani hanno assistito, incuriositi ed impauriti, al rogo di Giordano Bruno in un angolo di Campo de' Fiori a loro familiare, ma probabilmente non capirono bene... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 27.50
The Paris Observatory was founded, in part, to determine and measure the Paris Meridian. In the 17 th and 19 th centuries, the French government employed astronomers and geodesists for the job, and this history chronicles what those scientists did and why. more...
- Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 14.99 US$ 12.89
At the start of the 18th century, no one knew with any certainty the shape of the earth. Was our planet a perfect sphere or slightly squashed as Newton proposed? Master-surveyor and bestselling author Edwin Danson here presents the stories of the scientists and scholars who cut their way through jungles, crossed the artic tundra, and braved the world's... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 179.95 US$ 155.96
This volume arises from the conference Sediment Transport and Deposition by Particulate Gravity Currents held in the UK in 1998. The field of particulate gravity currents ranges from turbidity currents in the oceans, lakes and reservoirs to pyroclastic density currents and avalanches, debris flows and lahars, grainflows, powder snow avalanches, effluent... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
The discovery of the New World raised many questions for early modern scientists: What did these lands contain? Where did they lie in relation to Europe? Who lived there, and what were their inhabitants like? Imperial expansion necessitated changes in the way scientific knowledge was gathered, and Spanish cosmographers in particular were charged... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2009; US$ 179.00
Careers in astronomy for women were a rarity in Britain and Ireland until well into the twentieth century. This book investigates the place of women in astronomy before that era, recounted in the form of biographies of women born between 1650 and 1900. more...