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Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to Climate Change

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By: John H Seinfeld and Spyros N Pandis

1326 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Paperback | Dec 1998 | #83266 | ISBN: 0471178160
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Hardback | Dec 1997 | #83265 | ISBN: 0471178152
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This book covers the detail of the chemistry of the atmosphere, including formation, growth, dynamics, meteorology of air pollution, the interaction of atmospheric chemistry and climate, the radiative and climatic effects of gases and particles, and much more.


The Atmosphere. Atmosphere Composition, Global Cycles, and Lifetimes. Atmospheric Photochemistry and Chemical Kinetics. Chemistry of the Stratosphere. Chemistry of the Troposphere. Chemistry of the Atmospheric Aqueous Phase. Properties of the Atmospheric Aerosol. Dynamics of Single Aerosol Particles. Thermodynamics of Aerosols. Nucleation. Mass Transfer Aspects of Atmospheric Chemistry. Dynamics of Aerosol Populations. Organic Atmospheric Aerosols. Meteorology of Air Pollution. Cloud Physics. Micrometeorology. Atmospheric Diffusion Theories. Analytical Solutions for Atmospheric Diffusion: The Gaussian Plume Equation and Others. Dry Deposition. Wet Deposition. Atmospheric Chemistry and Climate. Radiative Effects of Atmospheric Aerosols Visibility and Climate. Atmospheric Chemical Transport Models. Statistical Models. Appendices. Index.

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JOHN H. SEINFELD is Louis E. Nohl Professor and Chairman of the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology, where he has been a faculty member since 1967. SPYROS N. PANDIS is a member of the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University in the departments of chemical engineering and engineering and public policy. He received his PhD at the California Institute of Technology in 1990.

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