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- Campus Verlag 2007; US$ 15.87
Hauptbeschreibung Um den riesigen Bedarf an Fisch als Nahrung zu decken, werden jedes Jahr 100 Millionen Tonnen an Fischen und Schalentieren dem Meer entrissen. Das hat fatale Folgen für die Zukunft des Meeres und der Menschheit. Es stehen nicht nur zahlreiche Fischarten kurz vor dem Aussterben. Gefährdet ist das maritime Leben insgesamt. Dieses... more...
- Oxford University Press 2007; US$ 74.99
Radiation theory and measurements are at the core of the climate change debate. This new book describes in detail the basic physics used in the radiative transfer codes that are a key part of climate prediction models. The basic principles are extended to the atmospheres of the Earth and the other planets, illustrating the greenhouse effect and other... more...
- Oxford University Press 1995; US$ 105.00
A complete revision of Goody's classic 1964 work, this volume offers a systematic discussion of atmospheric radiation processes that today are at the center of worldwide study and concern. It deals with the ways in which incident solar radiation is transformed into scattered and thermal radiation, and the thermodynamic consequences for the Earth's... more...
- Wiley 2006; US$ 129.00
Meeting the need for teaching material suitable for students of atmospheric science and courses on atmospheric radiation, this textbook covers the fundamentals of emission, absorption, and scattering of electromagnetic radiation from ultraviolet to infrared and beyond. Much of the contents applies to planetary atmosphere, with graded discussions providing... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 129.00
Developments in three-dimensional cloud radiation over the past few decades are assessed and distilled into this contributed volume. Chapters are authored by subject-matter experts who address a broad audience of graduate students, researchers, and anyone interested in cloud-radiation processes in the solar and infrared spectral regions. After... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2008; US$ 149.00
This book presents some scientific background on the sun and the Earth?s atmosphere then describes how to design, build, calibrate and use inexpensive instruments for measuring solar radiation. Such measurements are crucial to understanding climate change. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
Effective policies to prevent global warming and climatic change are urgently required by the world community. However, international negotiations on this issue repeatedly come up against the problems of allocating responsibility for the greenhouse effect, and bearing the costs of remedying the situation.;This volume offers a multidisciplinary response... more...
- CRC Press 2013; US$ 154.95
Written by a leading scientist with over 35 years of experience working at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), Solar Radiation: Practical Modeling for Renewable Energy Applications brings together the most widely used, easily implemented concepts and models for estimating broadband and spectral solar radiation data. The author addresses... more...