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Principles of environmental physics

Author: John L Monteith; M H Unsworth
Publisher: London ; New York : E. Arnold ; New York : Distributed in the USA by Routledge, Chapman and Hall, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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Discusses the physical processes which determine how living organisms respond to their environment. This book reviews the relevant basic physics and discusses radiation and heat exchange, and mass  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: John L Monteith; M H Unsworth
ISBN: 0713129816 9780713129816 071312931X 9780713129311
OCLC Number: 22006214
Description: xii, 291 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. Scope of environmental physics --
2. Gas laws --
3. Transport laws --
4. Radiation environment --
5. Microclimatology of radiation : interception --
6. Microclimatology of radiation : absorption and reflection --
7. Momentum transfer --
8. Heat transfer --
9. Mass transfer : gases and water vapour --
10. Mass transfer : particles --
11. Steady state heat balance : water surfaces and vegetation --
12. Steady state heat balance : animals --
13. Transient heat balance --
14. Crop micrometeorology : profiles and fluxes --
15. Crop meteorology : interpretation of measurements.
Responsibility: J.L. Monteith and M.H. Unsworth.
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