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xiv, 813 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
  • Preface-- Acknowledgements-- 1. Introduction-- 2. Atmospheric structure, composition and thermodynamics-- 3. The continuity and thermodynamic energy equations-- 4. The momentum equation in Cartesian and spherical coordinates-- 5. Vertical-coordinate conversions-- 6. Numerical solutions to partial differential equations-- 7. Finite-differencing the equations of atmospheric dynamics-- 8. Boundary-layer and surface processes-- 9. Radiative energy transfer-- 10. Gas-phase species, chemical reactions and reaction rates-- 11. Urban, free-tropospheric and stratospheric chemistry-- 12. Methods of solving chemical ordinary differential equations-- 13. Particle components, size distributions and size structures-- 14. Aerosol emission and nucleation-- 15. Coagulation-- 16. Condensation, evaporation, deposition and sublimation-- 17. Chemical equilibrium and dissolution processes-- 18. Cloud thermodynamics and dynamics-- 19. Irreversible aqueous chemistry-- 20. Sedimentation, dry deposition and air-sea exchange-- 21. Model design, application and testing-- Appendix A. Conversions and constants-- Appendix B. Tables-- References-- Index.
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This well-received and comprehensive textbook on atmospheric processes and numerical methods has been thoroughly revised. This edition includes a wide range of new numerical techniques for solving problems in areas such as cloud microphysics, ocean-atmosphere exchange processes and atmospheric radiative properties. It also contains improved descriptions of atmospheric physics, dynamics, radiation, and aerosol and cloud processes. It is essential reading for researchers, scientists and advanced students to successfully study air pollution and meteorology.
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