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Fundamentals of Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere

By: G Visconti
593 pages, 272 figs, 14 tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
Fundamentals of Physics and Chemistry of the Atmosphere
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The basics of thermodynamics, fluid dynamics, radiation and chemistry are given and directed to explain the most interesting problems existing in the study of the atmosphere of the Earth and planets.

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From the contents: First Rudiments.- Thermodynamics of the Atmosphere.- The Radiation for the First Steps.- Origin and Evolution of the Atmospheres.- The First Laws of Motion.- The Atmospheric Motions.- The Planetary Boundary layer.- Aerosols and Clouds.- Waves in the Atmosphere.- The Data on the Atmospheric Circulation.- Theories on the General Circulation of the Atmosphere.- Radiation for different Uses.- Simple Climate Models.- The Application of the Simple Climate Models.- Chemistry of the Troposphere.- Dynamics of the Middle Atmosphere.- Stratospheric Chemistry.- Chaos in the Atmosphere.

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By: G Visconti
593 pages, 272 figs, 14 tabs
Publisher: Springer-Verlag
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From the reviews: "The book deserves a particularly positive appreciation in view not only of its inherent quality and scientific rigour, but also of the bright idea of the Author to merge, into a unified context, the description of the laws of atmosphere as a result of otherwise inseparable elements ! . this book is deeply recommended as useful and all-embracing textbook of university courses of atmospheric physics and chemistry. Its original planning will certainly stimulate the attention of students and readers ! ." (A. Longretto, Il Nuovo Cimento, January, 2003) "A large part of the text is dedicated to atmospheric dynamics. Radiation, climate and chemistry are treated each in two chapters. As given in the preface, the book originated from an 1989 italian popular science book and was eventually rewritten as a textbook along the lectures of the author in Environmental Science. ! This book ! offers a grand tour through a complex field." (C. Kessler, Meteorologische Zeitschrift, Vol. 12 (1), 2003)
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