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The Martian climate revisited : atmosphere and environment of a desert planet

Author: Peter L Read; Stephen R Lewis
Publisher: Berlin ; New York : Springer ; Chichester, UK : Published in association with Praxis Pub., cop. 2004.
Series: Springer-Praxis books in geophysical sciences.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The atmosphere and climate of Mars is a crucial factor, both for understanding the planet's past and appreciating the possibilities of its future.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Peter L Read; Stephen R Lewis
ISBN: 354040743X 9783540407430
OCLC Number: 912321094
Notes: Índice abreviado: 1. An introduction to Mars 2. Mars climate models 3. Mars' global-scale atmospheric structure 4. Topographical influences on the atmospheric circulation 5. Diurnal phenomena 6. Transient weather systems 7. Dust storms, devils, and transport 8. Water, climate, and the Martian environment 9. Cyclid climate change 10. Future climates: the human factor? A.A climate database for Mars.
Description: XXV, 326 p. : il. (algunas color), maps (algunas color) ; 25 cm.
Contents: An Introduction to Mars.- Mars Climate Models.- Mars Global-Scale Atmospheric Structure.- Topographical Influences on the Atmospheric Circulation.- Diurnal Phenomena.- Transient Weather Systems.- Dust-Storms, Devils and Transport.- Water, Climate and the Martian Environment.- Cyclic Climate Change.- Future Climates: The Human Factor.
Series Title: Springer-Praxis books in geophysical sciences.
Responsibility: Peter L. Read and Stephen R. Lewis.

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