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Handbook of Atmospheric Electrodynamics, Volume 1

Edited By: Hans Volland

408 pages, Figs, tabs

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1995 | #77077 | ISBN: 0849386470
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The participation of such diverse scientific and technical disciplines as meteorology, astronomy, atmospheric electricity, ionospheric and magnetospheric physics, electromagnetic wave propagation, and radio techniques in the research of atmospherics means that results are published in scientific papers widely spread throughout the literature. This Handbook collects the latest knowledge on atmospherics and presents it in two volumes. Each chapter is written by an expert in his or her field. Topics include the physics of thunderclouds, thunder, global atmospheric electric currents, biological aspects of sferics, and various space techniques for detecting lightning within our own atmosphere as well as in the atmospheres of other planets. Up-to-date applications and methodology are detailed. Volumes I and II offer a comprehensive discussion that together will serve as an important resource for practitioners, professionals, and students alike.


Ion Chemistry and Composition of the Atmosphere, A.A. Viggiano and F. ArnoldMeteorologic Aspects of Thunderstorms, E.R. WilliamsThunderstorm Electrification, C.P.R. SaundersLightning Currents, T. OgawaLightning Detection from Ground and Space, R.E. OrvilleArtificially Triggered Lightning, K. Horii and M. NakanoBall Lightning, H. KikuchiLightning and Atmospheric Chemistry: The Rate of Atmospheric NO Production, M.G. Lawrence, W.L. Chameides, P.S. Kasibhatla, H.Levy II, and W. MoximLightning Within Planetary Atmospheres, K. RinnertQuasistatic Electromagnetic Phenomena in the Atmosphere and Ionosphere, R.H. HolzworthSchumann Resonances, D.D. SentmanLow-Frequency Radio Noise, A.C. Frazer-SmithRadio Noise Above 300 kHz due to Natural Causes, D.E. ProctorAtmospheric Noise and Its Effects of Telecommunication System Performance, A.D. Spaulding

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