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Atmospheric science : an introductory survey

Author: John M Wallace; Peter Victor Hobbs
Publisher: Burlington, MA : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2006.
Series: International geophysics series, v. 92.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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"Atmospheric Science, Second Edition, has been completely revamped in terms of content and appearance. The authors illustrate concepts with colorful state-of-the-art imagery and cover a vast amount of new information in the field. They have also developed several online materials for instructors who adopt the text."--BOOK JACKET.
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Genre/Form: Textbooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John M Wallace; Peter Victor Hobbs
ISBN: 012732951X 9780127329512
OCLC Number: 123240697
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 483 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm.
Contents: Introduction and overview --
The earth system --
Atmospheric thermodynamics --
Radiative transfer --
Atmospheric chemistry --
Cloud microphysics --
Atmospheric dynamics --
Weather systems --
The atmospheric boundary layer --
Climate dynamics.
Series Title: International geophysics series, v. 92.
Responsibility: John M. Wallace, Peter V. Hobbs.
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