atmospheric science Books

  • Computer Modelling in Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

    This textbook is about quasi-realistic models in atmospheric and oceanic sciences. Understanding the basis and limitations of these models is important since far reaching decisions about the environment are based on these models. It is novel in that it goes beyond a technical discussion of these quasi-realistic models and emphasizes their role and ...

  • 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 ...

  • The Atmosphere and Ionosphere

    The main topics of the book are the analysis of reactions in the atmosphere-ionosphere system and the influence of natural and technogenic processes on them. The book also examines a range of related research from an international field. In all, five sections of the volume cover the dynamics of atmospheric aerosols; the dynamics of an ionosphere ...

  • Radiation in the Atmosphere

    This book presents the theory and applications of radiative transfer in the atmosphere. It is written for graduate students and researchers in the fields of meteorology and related sciences. The book begins with important basic definitions of the radiative transfer theory. It presents the hydrodynamic derivation of the radiative transfer equation ...

  • Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, Six-Volume Set , 1-6

    This authoritative resource covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences#151;including both theory and applications. Nearly 350 articles and over 1,900 figures and photographs are presented, many in full-color. The Encyclopedia is an ideal resource for academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental ...

  • Waves in the Ocean and Atmosphere

    Waves in the Ocean and Atmosphere presents a study of the fundamental theory of waves appropriate for first year graduate students in oceanography, meteorology and associated sciences. Starting with an elementary overview of the basic wave concept, specific wave phenomena are then examined, including: surface gravity waves, internal gravity waves, ...

  • 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 ...

  • Adaptive Atmospheric Modeling

    This book gives an overview and guidance in the development of adaptive techniques for atmospheric modeling. Written in an educational style and featuring an exhaustive list of references, it is a starting point for everyone who is interested in adaptive modeling, not restricted to atmospheric sciences. It covers paradigms of adaptive techniques, ...

  • Eloquent Science: A Practical Guide to Becoming a Better Writer, Speaker, and Atmospheric Scientist

    What started out as a communications workshop tailored for undergraduate and graduate students in atmospheric sciences evolved into a book that will benefit scientists at any stage in their careers. Eloquent Science draws on Schultz’s experience as a journal editor and prolific writer, the insights of his colleagues, and the best advice from ...

  • The Earth´s Atmosphere

    The book entitled 'Atmospheric science and Global Warming' covers a wide area of the atmospheric science, focussing particularly on those physical and dynamical aspects of our environment which tend to create heat sources and sinks in the earth-atmosphere system and which it seeks to balance through circulation at different time and space scales. ...

  • Planetary Atmospheric Electricity

    This volume presents our contemporary understanding of atmospheric electricity at Earth and in other solar system atmospheres. It is written by experts in terrestrial atmospheric electricity and planetary scientists. Many of the key issues related to planetary atmospheric electricity are discussed.The physics presented in this book includes ...

  • Aeronomy of the Middle Atmosphere

    Since the Industrial Revolution the chemical composition of the atmosphere has changed at a rate unprecedented in recent history. Ozone depletion emerged as one of the most important environmental issues of the 20th century as evidence grew for substantial human influences on the atmospheric ozone abundances over much of the globe. The science of ...

  • 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 ...

  • Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences

    Containing more than 450 entries by some 200 eminent contributors from all over the world, the Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences is the first book to present this information in an authoritative yet approachable way. This encyclopedia deals with the atmospheres, surfaces and interiors of the planets and moons, and with the interplanetary ...

  • Emissions of Atmospheric Trace Compounds

    This book was conceived during the workshop 'Emission of Chemical Species and Aerosols into the Atmosphere' which took place in Paris in June 2001, involving many experts who presented a number of state-of-the-art papers. Many of these papers are presented in this book where they are set in the wider context of other published work, providing ...

  • Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences

    Containing more than 450 entries by some 200 eminent contributors from all over the world, the Encyclopedia of Planetary Sciences is the first book to present this information in an authoritative yet approachable way. This encyclopedia deals with the atmospheres, surfaces and interiors of the planets and moons, and with the interplanetary ...

  • Atmospheric Chemistry in a Changing World

    This unique volume summarizes and integrates more than a decade of atmospheric chemistry research, carried out under the auspices of the International Global Atmospheric Chemistry (IGAC) Project of the International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme (IGBP). It is part of a series being written by each of the IGBP core projects. During the period under ...

  • An Introduction to Pollution Science

    Understanding pollution, its behaviour and impact is becoming increasingly important, as new technologies and legislation continually lower the tolerable levels of pollutants released into the environment. Introduction to Pollution Science draws upon sections of the authors' previous text Understanding our Environment and reflects the growing ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

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