atmospheric data Books

  • Atmosphere and Climate

    This book presents carefully edited and peer-reviewed papers from the 2nd International Workshop on Occultations for Probing Atmosphere and Climate (OPAC-2), held in Graz, Austria. It covers results from the radio occultation (RO) experiment onboard CHAMP and from the stellar occultation experiment GOMOS onboard ENVISAT, wave optics algorithms for ...

  • Statistical Mining and Data Visualization in Atmospheric Sciences

    Statistical Mining and Data Visualization in Atmospheric Sciences brings together in one place important contributions and up-to-date research results in this fast moving area. Statistical Mining and Data Visualization in Atmospheric Sciences serves as an excellent reference, providing insight into some of the most challenging research ...

  • Data Assimilation for Atmospheric, Oceanic and Hydrologic Applications

    This book presents the most recent achievements in data assimilation in Geosciences, especially in regards to meteorology, oceanography and hydrology. It spans both theoretical and applied aspects with various methodologies including variational, Kalman filter, maximum likelihood ensemble filter and other ensemble methods. Besides data ...

  • Degradation of Metals in the Atmosphere

    Paper present current research results on the corrosion of metals in the atmosphere, show current thinking on mechanisms of atmospheric corrosion, and document how changes in the atmosphere have affected the corrosion of metals. This book provides convenient access to technical data from recent tests, long term test programs, and field experience, ...

  • Ocean-Atmosphere Interactions

    This book presents an up-to-date analysis of ocean-atmosphere interaction. Well known experts examine diverse subjects such as ocean surface waves, air-sea exchange processes, ocean surface mixed layer, water-mass formation, as well as general circulation of the oceans, El Nino and Southern Oscillation (ENSO), and the deep-ocean circulation. Other ...

  • Outdoor Atmospheric Corrosion

    STP 1421 contains the latest global information on outdoor atmospheric corrosion. Twenty-nine peer-reviewed papers, written by an international group of experts cover: Prediction of Outdoor Corrosion Performance focuses on prediction of atmospheric corrosion performance from climatic data, particularly in relation to methods being developed by ...

  • Atmospheric Nuclear Tests

    Radionuclides produced by past nuclear weapon test explosions comprise the largest source of anthropogenic radioactivity released into the earth's atmosphere to date. This volume presents data and models about the fate of the released radionuclides and their possible effects on human health. It is divided into the following three parts: - Source ...

  • Atmospheric Aerosol Properties

    This book provides the first comprehensive analysis of how aerosols form in the atmosphere through in situ processes as well as via transport from the surface (dust storms, seas spray, biogenic emissions, forest fires etc.). Such an analysis has been followed by the consideration of both observation data (various field observational experiments) ...

  • Occultations for Probing Atmosphere and Climate

    This book presents carefully edited and peer-reviewed papers from the 1st International Workshop on Occultations for Probing Atmosphere and Climate (OPAC-1). It starts with a general introductory paper and proceeds to address the full range of topics, from methodology in general via specific occultation methods (GNSS-LEO, LEO-LEO, stellar and ...

  • Microwave Radiation of the Ocean-Atmosphere

    Aimed at scientists using satellite microwave radiometry to study remote sensing of the heat and dynamic interaction between ocean and atmosphere, this text is a fully revised and expanded edition of the authors’ 2004 monograph 'Intercorrelation between Natural Microwave Radiation of the Ocean-Atmosphere System and its Boundary Heat and Dynamic ...

  • Atmospheric Acoustic Remote Sensing

    Sonic Detection and Ranging (SODAR) systems and Radio Acoustic Sounding Systems (RASS) use sound waves to determine wind speed, wind direction, and turbulent character of the atmosphere. They are increasingly used for environmental and scientific applications such as analyzing ground-level pollution dispersion and monitoring conditions affecting ...

  • Observing Systems for Atmospheric Composition

    The new challenge in atmospheric chemistry is to understand the intercontinental transport and transformation of gases and aerosols. To address this issue, a global observations systems network of ground based sites and aircraft measurement campaigns are highly requested by scientists. The book describes the latest methods for observations from ...

  • Atmospheric Icing of Power Networks

    Atmospheric ice takes a wide range of fascinating forms, all beautiful in their own ways but many posing severe risk to the security of overhead networks for electric power, communications and other systems. This comprehensive book documents the fundamentals of atmospheric icing and surveys the state of the art in eight chapters, each written by a ...

  • Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    An essential text for environmental professionals, the Practical Guide explains the use of dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere.The Practical Guide addresses:plume behavior under various atmospheric conditionsconditions that promote the highest concentrations of air pollutantsthe use of meteorological datarefined ...

  • Practical Guide to Atmospheric Dispersion Modeling

    An essential text for environmental professionals, the Practical Guide explains the use of dispersion modeling to assess the impact of emissions to the atmosphere. The Practical Guide addresses:plume behavior under various atmospheric conditionsconditions that promote the highest concentrations of air pollutantsthe use of meteorological ...

  • Air Quality Meteorology and Atmospheric Ozone

    A compendium of papers, divided into two parts: Part 1 devoted to Air Quality Meteorology describes practical application of atmospheric measurements and interpretation of atmospheric data for solution of everyday, environmental problems Part 2 devoted to Atmospheric Ozone describes techniques for studying life cycle of a pollutant in the ...

  • Evaluation of Long Range Atmospheric Transport Models Using Environmental Radioactivity Data from the Chernobyl Accident

    A group of experts developed the outline for the Atmospheric Transport Model Evaluation Study and specified the requirements of modellers for radiological and meterological data. The results of the study are presented in this book. ...

  • Atmospheric Circulation Dynamics and Circulation Models

    This book describes the methods used to construct general circulation models of the atmosphere, and how such models perform in applications relating to the real climate and environmental systems. The author describes the fundamental dynamics of the atmospheric circulation, modelling of the general circulation, and applications of GCMs. The book ...

  • Adiabatic Invariants in Large-Scale Atmospheric Dynamics

    This book deals with the main principles of large-scale atmospheric dynamics on the basis of adiabatic motion constants. It can be considered as an introduction to the theory of quasi two-dimensional fluid motion concentrating primarily on nearly horizontal fluid parcel displacements in a stably stratified compressible fluid. A thorough ...

  • Interpolation of Spatial Data

    Prediction of a random field based on observations of the random field at some set of locations arises in mining, hydrology, atmospheric sciences, and geography. Kriging, a prediction scheme defined as any prediction scheme that minimizes mean squared prediction error among some class of predictors under a particular model for the field, is ...

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