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Thermodynamic foundations of the Earth system

Author: A Kleidon
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2016. ©2016
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An accessible book for graduate students and researchers that describes how the laws of thermodynamics apply to Earth system processes.

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: A Kleidon
ISBN: 9781107029941 1107029945
OCLC Number: 921863728
Description: xv, 379 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: Thermodynamics and the Earth system --
Energy and entropy --
The first and second law of thermodynamics --
Thermodynamic limits --
Dynamics, structures, and maximization --
Radiation --
Motion --
Hydrologic cycling --
Geochemical cycling --
Land --
Human activity --
The thermodynamic Earth system.
Responsibility: Axel Kleidon (Max-Planck-Institut für Biogeochemie, Jena, Germany).
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'Examines what goes on in the Earth's atmosphere, oceans, geosphere and biosphere from the perspective of energy and entropy flows. Kleidon draws on a wide range of research to help clarify in Read more...

 
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