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- Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 72.95
This fourth volume in the series Physics and Evolution of the Earth's Interior, provides a comprehensive review of the geophysical and geodetical aspects related to gravity and low-frequency geodynamics. Such aspects include the Earth's gravity field, geoid shape theory, and low-frequency phenomena like rotation, oscillations and tides. Global-scale... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2013; US$ 59.95
How Astronomy contributed to the educational enlightenment of Glasgow, to its society and to its commerce. The words 'Astronomy' and 'Glasgow' seem an incongruous juxtaposition, and yet the two are closely linked over 500 years of history. This is a tale of enlightenment and scientific progress at both institutional and public levels.... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 186.00
High resolution is a key element in research in astronomy and cosmology. Advances in instrumentation and new methods are enabling us to constantly make new exciting discoveries, and progress in theoretical modelling allows us to gain a deeper understanding of cosmic physics. One example of this progress in instrumentation and observing strategy... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 329.00
Represents the proceedings of the International Symposium on Gravity, Geoid, and Space Missions (GGSM2004), held in Porto, Portugal, 30 August - 3 September 2004. The symposium encompassed the themes of Commission 2 (Gravity Field) of IAG, as well as interdisciplinary topics related to geoid and gravity field. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 169.00
New and more accurate techniques for satellite gravimetry will be available soon, with promising applications in Earth sciences With this special issue we want to stimulate the discussion among Earth scientists on objectives and preferences for future satellite gravimetry missions. This is an urgently needed discussion Visions for follow-on missions... more...
- Springer 2006; US$ 259.00
Contains selected papers by Torben Krarup, one of the most important geodesists of the 20th century. This book demonstrates his innovative ability to present significant topics and concepts. It is suitable for modern students of geodesy, who can learn a lot from his selection of mathematical tools for solving actual problems. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 209.00
Due to their unique geophysical and geodynamic environment, both the Arctic and Antarctic polar regions are often utilized for geodetic and geophysical observations. This book is a collection of papers on various aspects of the scientific investigation and observation techniques of the polar regions at both temporary and permanent observatories. Most... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 19.95
L?astronomia a Roma c?è 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 di... more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 27.50
An exciting, true account of the adventures of the scientists who carried out a major scientific enterprise The first English language account of this story Features many of the locations and memorials in France of the incidents that happened during the measurements made by the scientists and can be used as a travel guide more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 179.95
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...