Atmospheric Physics: Background - Methods - Trends

EditorUlrich Schumann

Paperback | August 23, 2016

Atmospheric Physics: Background - Methods - Trends by Ulrich Schumann
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On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), this book presents more than 50 chapters highlighting results of the institute's research.

The book provides an up-to-date, in-depth survey across the entire field of atmospheric science, including atmospheric dynamics, radiation, cloud physics, chemistry, climate, numerical simulation, remote sensing, instruments and measurements, as well as atmospheric acoustics.

The authors have provided a readily comprehensible and self-contained presentation of the complex field of atmospheric science. The topics are of direct relevance for aerospace science and technology. Future research challenges are identified.

 Preface.- Authors and affiliations.- Background.- The atmosphere - vast, shallow, and full of subtleties.- Chemical composition of the atmosphere.- Aerosols in the atmosphere.- Earth's radiation budget - the driver for weather and climate.- Light scattering by molecules in the atmosphere.- 5  Greenhouse effect, radiative forcing and c...
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Title:Atmospheric Physics: Background - Methods - TrendsFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:9.25 X 6.1 X 0.01 inShipping dimensions:9.25 X 6.1 X 0.01 inPublished:August 23, 2016Publisher:Springer Berlin HeidelbergLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:3662509792

ISBN - 13:9783662509791

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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