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The Earth's atmosphere : its physics and dynamics

Author: Kshudiram Saha
Publisher: Berlin ; London : Springer, 2008.
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This book covers a wide area of the atmospheric science, focusing particularly on those physical and dynamical aspects of our environment which tend to create heat sources and sinks in the earth-atmosphere system and which it seeks to balance through circulation at different time and space scales. The processes of heat transfer in the atmosphere and ocean by general circulation and by waves and oscillations are  Read more...
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Saha, Kshudiram.
Earth's atmosphere.
Berlin ; London : Springer, 2008
(DLC) 2008925553
(OCoLC)213114189
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Kshudiram Saha
ISBN: 9783540784272 3540784276 9783540784265 3540784268 1281513210 9781281513212 9786611513214 6611513213
OCLC Number: 272298720
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 367 pages) : illustrations
Contents: The Sun and the Earth --
The Solar System and the Earth's Gravitation; The Earth's Atmosphere --
Its Origin, Composition and Properties; Heat and Thermodynamics of the Atmosphere; Water Vapour in the Atmosphere: Thermodynamics of Moist Air; Physics of Cloud and Precipitation; Physics of Radiation --
Fundamental Laws; The Sun and its Radiation; The Incoming Solar Radiation --
Interaction with the Earth's Atmosphere and Surface; Heat Balance of the Earth's Surface --
Upward and Downward Transfer of Heat; Heat Balance of the Earth-Atmosphere System --
Heat Sources and Sinks.
Responsibility: by Kshudiram Saha.

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