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The Earth's atmosphere its physics and dynamics

Author: Kshudiram Saha
Publisher: Berlin Heidelberg Springer 2008
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

This invaluable book explains the physics and dynamics of atmospheric science with special reference to the greenhouse effect. The book will be welcomed by all those interested in knowing more about  Read more...


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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Kshudiram Saha
ISBN: 9783540784265 3540784268 9783540784272 3540784276
OCLC Number: 244065735
Notes: Literaturverz. S. 353 - 358
Description: XXI, 367 S. graph. Darst., Kt. 24 cm
Contents: Physics of the Earth's Atmosphere.- 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.- Dynamics of the Earth's Atmosphere - The General Circulation.- Winds on a Rotating Earth - The Dynamical Equations and the Conservation Laws.- Simplified Equations of Motion - Quasi-Balanced Winds.- Circulation, Vorticity and Divergence.- The Boundary Layers of the Atmosphere and the Ocean.- Waves and Oscillations in the Atmosphere and the Ocean.- Equatorial Waves and Oscillations.- Dynamical Models and Numerical Weather Prediction (N.W.P.).- Dynamical Instability of Atmospheric Flows - Energetics and Energy Conversions.- The General Circulation of the Atmosphere.
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