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Biogeochemical Cycles: A Computer-Interactive Study of Earth System Science and Global Change

Out of Print

Series: Computer-Based Earth System Science Series

By: WL Chameides and EM Perdue

224 pages, Figs, tabs

Oxford University Press USA

Hardback | Apr 1997 | #83372 | ISBN: 0195092791
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About this book

Presents, in an integrated format, two essential elements of the study of biogeochemical cycles - resolving the intricacies of the biological and abiological processes that form closed chemical cycles, and simulating the cycles using mathematical models.


Contents

1. Biogeochemical Cycles: Their Role in the Earth System; 2. Principles of Chemical Thermodynamics; 3. Earth System Components; 4. Mathematical Approach to Modeling Biogeochemical Cycles; 5. Phosphorous Cycle; 6. Carbon Cycle; 7. Sulfur Cycle; 8. Nitrogen Cycle; 9. Bringing it All Together: The Oxygen Cycle and the Stability of Atmnospheric Oxygen; Appendix A: Thermodynamics and Kinetic Data; Appendix B: Glossary

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