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  • Chemistry of the Climate Systemby Detlev Möller

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 252.00

    Climate change is a major challenge facing the modern world. The chemistry of air and it's influence on the climate system forms the main focus of this monograph. The book presents a problem-based approach to presenting global atmospheric processes, evaluating the effects of changing air composition as well as possibilities for interference... more...

  • Ozone in the Atmosphereby Peter Fabian; Martin Dameris

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    Peter Fabian and Martin Dameris provide a concise yet comprehensive overview of established scientific knowledge about ozone in the atmosphere. They present both ozone changes and trends in the stratosphere, as well as the effects of overabundance in the troposphere including the phenomenon of photosmog.Aspects such as photochemistry, atmospheric dynamics... more...

  • Carbon Dioxide Emission in Maritime Container Transport and comparison of European deepwater ports: CO2 Calculation Approach, Analysis and CO2 Reduction Measuresby Konstantin Veidenheimer

    Diplomica Verlag 2014; US$ 40.83

    Maritime container transport accounts for approximately 90 percent of global trade volumes. Largest container vessels represent challenges for container ports, such as the required draft of 15.5 meters. In order to be competitive, many ports try to integrate in global supply chains. Furthermore, environmental issues play a growing role in the maritime... more...

  • Atmospheric Chemistry and Physicsby John H. Seinfeld; Spyros N. Pandis

    Wiley 2012; US$ 144.00

    Thoroughly restructured and updated with new findings and new features The Second Edition of this internationally acclaimed text presents the latest developments in atmospheric science. It continues to be the premier text for both a rigorous and a complete treatment of the chemistry of the atmosphere, covering such pivotal topics as: * Chemistry... more...

  • The Photochemistry of Atmospheresby Joel Levine

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    The Photochemistry of Atmospheres: Earth, the Other Planets, and Comets discusses the photochemical and chemical processes in atmospheres This book focuses on the earth?s atmosphere in the past, present, and future, atmospheres of other planets and their satellites, and comets. General topics in atmospheric photochemistry, such as composition and... more...

  • Chemical Compounds in The Atmosphereby T Graedel

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Chemical Compounds in the Atmosphere deals with the chemistry of organic and inorganic compounds found in the atmosphere, including rare gases and compounds of oxygen and hydrogen, halogenated aromatic compounds, and organometallic compounds. The sources and concentrations of atmospheric trace gases are discussed, along with their chemical reactions... more...

  • Atmospheric Chemistryby Julian Heicklen

    Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95

    Atmospheric Chemistry is a comprehensive treatment of atmospheric chemistry and covers topics ranging from the structure of the atmosphere to the chemistry of the upper atmosphere and the ionosphere. Atmospheric pollutants, hydrocarbon oxidation, and photochemical smog are also discussed, along with the reactions of O8 and singlet O2, the chemistry... 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...

  • 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...

  • How to Live a Low-Carbon Lifeby Christopher Goodall

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 26.95

    Climate change is the greatest challenge facing humanity: drastic reduction of carbon emissions is vital if we are to avoid a catastrophe that devastates large parts of the world. Governments and businesses have been slow to act and individuals now need to take the lead. The Earth can absorb no more than 3 tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions each year... more...