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Handbook of atmospheric science

principles and applications
  • 633 Pages
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  • English

Blackwell Pub. , Malden, MA
Atmospheric physics -- Handbooks, manuals
Statementedited by C.N. Hewitt and A.V. Jackson.
GenreHandbooks, manuals, etc.
ContributionsHewitt, C. N., Jackson, Andrea V.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC864 .H36 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 633 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15569564M
ISBN 100632052864
LC Control Number2002028285
OCLC/WorldCa50478451

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It examines how Man's activities have had a detrimental effect on the climate, and how measures may be implemented in order to modify these activities.

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List of Contributors. Preface. Part 1: Principles of Atmospheric Science. Chemical Evolution of the Atmosphere (Richard P. Wayne). Atmospheric Energy and the Structure of the Atmosphere (Hugh Coe and Ann R.

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