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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

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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