Seismic Migration: Imaging of Acoustic Energy by Wave Field by A.J. Berkhout

By A.J. Berkhout

Seismic Migration has been greatly acclaimed through reviewers: one defined it as ``undoubtedly first-class for geophysicists who require an intensive figuring out of migration methods'', whereas one other commented: ``Professor Berkhout leads his readers speedy to all crucial issues. The systematic remedy of the topic by way of classical rules of acoustics and optics comes as a true refreshment. My specialist colleagues price the book...''

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Groundwater in the Celtic Regions: Studies in Hard-Rock and by N. S. Robins

By N. S. Robins

Specific ebook 182. Groundwater within the Celtic areas: experiences in hard-rock and Quaternary hydrogeology. this can be the 1st try to collect the hydrogeological matters dealing with Celtic areas, and to explain the existing hydrogeological environments in those components. classes from those geographical parts will be utilized to unravel difficulties in comparable geological terrain somewhere else. The e-book covers the varied diversity of hydrogeological environments that happen within the Celtic areas of england and eire. those contain hard-rock aquifers of reduce Palaeozoic and Precambrian age, typically ruled by means of fracture move inside of a shallow region of weathering; Carboniferous limestone aquifers, frequently characterised via conduit stream in karstic structures; dual-porosity Permo-Triassic sandstone aquifers; and Quaternary deposits, a lot of which shape vital shallow granular aquifers. The publication addresses a couple of present concerns universal to the Celtic areas, together with: groundwater safeguard guidelines, groundwater administration in karst aquifers, groundwater improvement in Quaternary aquifers, groundwater evaluate in data-scarce aquifers and groundwater offers to small island groups. Readership: Hydrogeologists, environmental scientists and water engineers operating within the Celtic areas. Practitioners concerned with fixing difficulties in hard-rock and Quaternary hydrogeology. compatible for postgraduates in hydrogeology and environmental technological know-how.

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A Software-Defined GPS and Galileo Receiver: A by Kai Borre, Dennis M. Akos, Nicolaj Bertelsen, Peter Rinder,

By Kai Borre, Dennis M. Akos, Nicolaj Bertelsen, Peter Rinder, Søren Holdt Jensen

Satellite navigation receivers are used to obtain, technique, and decode space-based navigation signs, reminiscent of these supplied by way of the GPS constellation of satellites. there's an expanding want for a unified open platform that might let more advantageous receiver improvement and layout, in addition to low in cost checking out techniques for numerous functions. This e-book offer hands-on exploration of recent applied sciences during this speedily becoming field.
One of the original gains of the paintings is the interactive method used, giving readers the power to build their very own worldwide Navigation satellite tv for pc platforms (GNSS) receivers. to build this kind of reconfigurable receiver with quite a lot of functions, the authors speak about receiver structure in keeping with software-defined radio (SDR) options. The presentation unfolds in a scientific, common sort and is going from the fundamentals to state-of-the-art research.
Additional positive aspects and themes include:
* Presentation of simple sign constructions utilized in GPS and Galileo, the ecu satellite tv for pc navigation system
* layout and implementation of a GPS sign generator
* Presentation and research of alternative equipment of sign acquisition—serial seek; parallel-frequency area seek; and parallel-code part search—as good as code/carrier monitoring and navigation information decoding
* a whole GPS software program receiver applied utilizing MATLAB code in addition to GPS and GIOVE-A sign records—allowing readers to alter quite a few parameters and instantly see their effects
* MATLAB-based exercises
* A hands-on approach to trying out the fabric lined within the publication: supplementary front-end equipment—which can be bought at http://ccar.colorado.edu/gnss—enables readers engaged on a home windows or LINUX process to generate real-world info by means of changing analog signs to electronic signals
* Supplementary direction fabric for teachers on hand at http://gps.aau.dk/softgps
* Bibliography of modern effects and entire index
The booklet is aimed toward utilized mathematicians, electric engineers, geodesists, and graduate scholars. it can be used as a textbook in numerous GPS expertise and sign processing classes, or as a self-study reference for a person operating with satellite tv for pc navigation receivers.

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Down to Earth: Agriculture Iand Poverty Reduction in Africa by Luc J. Christiaensen, Lionel Demery

By Luc J. Christiaensen, Lionel Demery

This e-book contributes to the controversy in regards to the position of agriculture in poverty relief through addressing 3 units of questions: (1) Does making an investment in agriculture enhance/harm total economicgrowth, and if this is the case, below what stipulations? (2) Do negative humans are inclined to take part more/less in development in agriculture than in development in different sectors, and if that is so, while? (3) If a spotlight on agriculturewould are likely to yield greater participation by means of the bad, butslower total development, which procedure could are inclined to have the biggest payoff by way of poverty relief, andunder which stipulations?

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Ocean Governance: A Way Forward by Yen-Chiang Chang

By Yen-Chiang Chang

Ocean—a resource of lifestyles, has been overused and seriously polluted. whereas the conventional methods is probably not capable of remedy the complexity of the sea governance matters, there's a have to undertake a brand new frame of mind to be able to take care of the present difficulties. This e-book emphasises the significance of legislation and coverage whereas producing ocean governance tasks. “Good Ocean Governance” as a brand new mind set, has to be supported via laws and choice makers. it's, for this reason, essential to research no matter if the belief of fine ocean governance exists in the overseas criminal procedure and is thus topic to move into the family legislations. in this transaction strategy, a few examples supplied from the USA, Canada and Australia support to illustrate the huge photo. additionally incorporated are discussions at the governance of marine assets, send recycling and marine pollutants, the effect of maritime clusters in addition to social and tradition impression of ports. the last word target of this ebook is to tease out extra new rules and discussions on ocean governance issues.

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