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Satellite meteorology : an introduction

Author: Stanley Q Kidder; Thomas H Vonder Haar
Publisher: San Diego : Academic Press, ©1995.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents information on satellite meteorology: the orbits of satellites, the instruments they carry, the radiation they detect, and, most importantly, the fundamental atmospheric data that can be  Read more...

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Stanley Q Kidder; Thomas H Vonder Haar
ISBN: 0124064302 9780124064300
OCLC Number: 31514437
Description: x, 466 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Orbits and Navigation --
3. Radiative Transfer --
4. Meteorological Satellite Instrumentation --
5. Image Interpretation --
6. Temperature and Trace Gases --
7. Winds --
8. Clouds and Aerosols --
9. Precipitation --
10. Earth Radiation Budget --
11. The Future --
A: List of Meteorological Satellites --
B: Abbreviations --
C: Principal Symbols --
D: Systeme International Units --
E: Physical Constants.
Responsibility: Stanley Q. Kidder, Thomas H. Vonder Haar.
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