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Remote sounding of atmospheres

Author: J T Houghton; F W Taylor; C D Rodgers
Publisher: Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1986, ©1984.
Series: Cambridge planetary science series.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book describes how measurements can be made of the properties of the Earth and planets using this method. It includes descriptions of the scientific principles, technical implementation,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J T Houghton; F W Taylor; C D Rodgers
ISBN: 0521310652 9780521310659
OCLC Number: 12949557
Description: 343 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. Platforms in space; 3. Visible, infrared and microwave imaging; 4. Radiation budget measurements; 5. Principles of remote temperature sounding; 6. Instruments for remote temperature sounding; 7. Retrieval theory; 8. Remote temperature sounding for weather forecasting; 9. Stratospheric and mesospheric temperature measurements; 10. Minor constituent abundance measurements; 11. Cloud, aerosol and precipitation measurements; 12. Density, pressure and wind measurement; 13. Ionospheric measurements; 14. Remote sounding of the atmospheres of Venus and Mercury; 15. Remote sounding of the atmosphere of Mars; 16. Remote sounding in the outer solar system; 17. Further developments; References; Index and glossary.
Series Title: Cambridge planetary science series.
Responsibility: J.T. Houghton, F.W. Taylor, C.D. Rodgers.

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