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Atmosphere, Upper

  • Health Risks of Ozone from Long-range Transboundary Air Pollutionby M. Amann; D. Derwent; B. Forsberg

    World Health Organization 2008; US$ 20.00

    Ozone is a highly oxidative compound formed in the lower atmosphere (from gases originating to a large extent from anthropogenic sources) by photochemistry driven by solar radiation. Owing to its highly reactive chemical properties, ozone is harmful to vegetation, materials and human health. In the troposphere, ozone is also an efficient greenhouse... more...

  • Protecting the Ozone Layerby Stephen O Andersen; K Madhava Sarma

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 98.95

    In the 1970s the world became aware of a huge danger: the destruction of the stratospheric ozone layer by CFCs escaping into the atmosphere, and the damage this could do to human health and the food chain. So great was the threat that by 1987 the UN had succeeded in coordinating an international treaty to phase out emissions; which, over the following... more...

  • The Global Carbon Cycleby David Archer

    Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 31.95

    The Global Carbon Cycle is a short introduction to this essential geochemical driver of the Earth's climate system, written by one of the world's leading climate-science experts. In this one-of-a-kind primer, David Archer engages readers in clear and simple terms about the many ways the global carbon cycle is woven into our climate system. He begins... more...

  • Comparative Aeronomyby André Balogh; Thomas E. Cravens

    Springer 2008; US$ 269.00

    Presents eleven reviews by researchers in the fields of planetary science, aeronomy, and atmospheric science. This work presents the result of comparative studies of processes and systems aspects that control the general behaviour and structure of the upper atmospheres, ionospheres and exospheres of solar system bodies. more...

  • The Phanerozoic Carbon Cycleby Robert A. Berner

    Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 124.99

    The Pharnerozoic Carbon Cycle applies an earth system science approach to the study of the long-term carbon cycle, which involves the transfer of carbon between rocks and the atmosphere, oceans and life. Theoretical modeling is used to calculate how levels of atmosphere CO2 nad O2 have changed over the past 550 million years. more...

  • Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Alkanesby Jack G Calvert; Richard G Derwent; John J Orlando; Geoffrey S Tyndall; Timothy J Wallington

    Oxford University Press, USA 2008; US$ 124.99

    An international team of eminent atmospheric scientists have prepared Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Alkanes as an authoritative source of information on the role of alkanes in the chemistry of the atmosphere. The book includes the properties of the alkanes and haloalkanes, as well as a comprehensive review and evaluation of the existing... more...

  • Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenatesby Jack Calvert; Abdelwahid Mellouki; John Orlando

    Oxford University Press, USA 2011; US$ 349.99

    Prepared by an international team of eminent atmospheric scientists, Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates is an authoritative source of information on the role of oxygenates in the chemistry of the atmosphere. The oxygenates, including the many different alcohols, ethers, aldehydes, ketones, acids, esters, and nitrogen-atom containing... more...

  • Remote Sensing and Atmospheric Ozoneby Arthur Philip Cracknell; Costas Varotsos

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    The destruction of the ozone layer, together with global warming, is one of the hot environmental topics of today. This book examines the effect of human activities on atmospheric ozone, namely the increase of tropospheric ozone and the general diminution of stratospheric ozone and the production of the Antarctic ozone hole. Also discussed is the role... more...

  • Environmental Studiesby Anil Kumar De; Arnab Kumar De

    New Age International Pvt. Ltd., Publishers 2005; US$ 20.00

    About the Book: This book is designed in terms of the UGC guidelines for the common course on Environment/Environmental Studies for the undergraduate students of various streams (B.A., B.Sc., B.Com., etc.) in colleges and universities. First published in 2001, the book has been updated and thoroughly revised in the form of the Second Edition. It is... more...

  • Chemistry and Physics of Stratospheric Ozoneby Andrew Dessler

    Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 128.95

    Chemistry and Physics of Stratospheric Ozone will provide an in-depth account of chemical and physical properties of stratospheric ozone, which will be valuable to a wide audience. The research of the last decade has produced as many arguments as answers, and the author provides a good account of both the accepted and provocative resolutions. *... more...