Aeronomy of the Middle Atmosphere: Chemistry and Physics of the Stratosphere and Mesosphere

November 12, 2011|
Aeronomy of the Middle Atmosphere: Chemistry and Physics of the Stratosphere and Mesosphere by Guy Brasseur
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The reader may be surprised to learn that the word "aeronomy" is not found in many of the standard dictionaries of the English language (for exam­ ple. Webster's International dictionary). Yet the term would appear to exist, as evidenced by the affiliations of the two authors of this volume (Institut d'Aeronomie, Brussels, Belgium; Aeronomy Laboratory, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Boulder, CO, USA). Perhaps part of this obscu­ rity arises because aeronomy is a relatively new and evolving field of endeavor, with a history dating back no farther than about 1940. The Chambers dic­ tionary of science and technology provides the following definition: "aeronomy (Meteor. ). The branch of science dealing with the atmosphere of the Earth and the other planets with reference to their chemical com­ position, physical properties, relative motion,
1. The Middle Atmosphere and Its Evolution.- 1.1 Introduction.- 1.2 Evolution of the Earth's atmosphere.- 1.3 Possible perturbations.- References.- 2. Chemical Concepts in the Atmosphere.- 2.1 Introduction.- 2.2 Thermodynamic considerations.- 2.3 Elementary chemical kinetics.- 2.3.1 Collision theory of bimolecular reactions.- 2.3.2 Uni...
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Title:Aeronomy of the Middle Atmosphere: Chemistry and Physics of the Stratosphere and MesosphereFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inShipping dimensions:9.25 X 6.1 X 0 inPublished:November 12, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:940096403X

ISBN - 13:9789400964037

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