Atmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists by C. Nick HewittAtmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists by C. Nick Hewitt

Atmospheric Science for Environmental Scientists

byC. Nick Hewitt, Andrea V. Jackson

Paperback | February 17, 2009

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Climate change and air quality are two of the most pressing issues facing Mankind. This book gives undergraduate and graduate students and professionals working in the science and policy of pollution, climate change and air quality a broad and up-to-date account of our understanding of the processes that occur in the atmosphere, how these are changing as Man’s relentless use of natural resources continues and what effects these changes are having on the Earth’s climate and the quality of the air we breath.

Written by an international team of experts, this text gives an excellent overview of our current understanding of the state of the Earth’s atmosphere and how it is changing. It is an invaluable resource for students, teachers and professionals.

Key features:

  • End of chapter questions
  • Each chapter includes both basic concepts and more in-depth material, allowing faculty to direct students accordingly
  • Most up-to-date treatment of key issues such as stratospheric chemistry, urban air pollution, and climate change
Nick Hewitt is Professor of Atmospheric Chemistry at Lancaster University, UK. His main research interests are in understanding how the biosphere and the atmosphere interact: how emissions of trace gases from the biosphere affect the atmosphere, and how the changing atmospheric environment affects the biosphere. Andrea Jackson is a se...
Title:Atmospheric Science for Environmental ScientistsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:314 pages, 9.6 × 7.4 × 0.8 inPublished:February 17, 2009Publisher:WileyLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1405156902

ISBN - 13:9781405156905

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Table of Contents

List of abbreviations, constants and nomenclature.

1. The climate of the Earth. John Lockwood.

2. The evolution of the Earth’s atmosphere. Richard Wayne.

3. Solar energy and atmospheric structure. Hugh Coe.

4. Biogeochemical cycles. Dudley Shallcross.

5. Tropospheric chemistry and air pollution. Paul Monks.

6. Clouds: formation and chemistry. Peter Brimblecombe.

7. Particulate matter in the atmosphere. Paul Williams.

8. Stratospheric chemistry and ozone depletion. Rob Mackenzie.

9. Boundary layer meteorology and atmospheric dispersion. Janet Barlow.

10. Urban air pollution. Jes Fenger.

11. Climate change and global air pollution. Atul Jain.

Appendix: List of websites Index