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Atmospheric radiation : theoretical basis

Author: Richard M Goody; Y L Yung
Publisher: New York ; Oxford : Oxford University Press, 1995, ©1989.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard M Goody; Y L Yung
ISBN: 0195102916 9780195102918 0195051343 9780195051346
OCLC Number: 34557305
Notes: Originally published: 1989. - Previous ed.: 1961.
Description: xiii, 519 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction --
Theory of radiative transfer --
Vibration-rotation spectra of gaseous molecules --
Band molecules --
Absorption by atmospheric gases --
Radiation calculations in a clear atmosphere --
extinction by molecules and droplets --
radiative transfer in a scattering atmosphere --
Atmospheres in radiative equilibrium --
Evolution of a thermal disturbance.
Responsibility: R.M. Goody and Y.L. Yung.


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