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- University of Chicago Press 2012; US$ 32.00
In the second half of the nineteenth century, American cities began to go dark. Hulking new buildings overspread blocks, pollution obscured the skies, and glass and smog screened out the health-giving rays of the sun. Doctors fed anxities about these new conditions with claims about a rising tide of the "diseases of darkness," especially rickets and... more...
- Lexington Books 2012; US$ 36.99
Engineering the Climate: The Ethics of Solar Radiation Management is a wide-ranging and expert analysis of the ethics of the intentional management of solar radiation. This book will be a useful tool for policy-makers, a provocation for ethicists, and an eye-opening analysis for both the scientist and the general reader with interest in climate... more...
- Springer Vienna 2006; US$ 129.00
? Strömungslehre, Magnetohydrodynamik und Thermodynamik als Teile der Lagrange?schen Analytischen Mechanik ? ein Hamiltonsches Variationsprinzip für die theoretische Beschreibung des dynamischen Zustandes von Flüssigkeiten more...
- Elsevier Science 2012; US$ 72.95
An Introduction to Solar Radiation is an introductory text on solar radiation, with emphasis on the methods of calculation for determining the amount of solar radiation incident on a surface on the earth. Topics covered include the astronomical relationship between the sun and the earth; thermal radiation; the solar constant and its spectral distribution;... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2008; US$ 209.00
Solar radiation data is important for a wide range of applications, e.g. in engineering, agriculture, health sector, and in many fields of the natural sciences. A few examples showing the diversity of applications may include: architecture and building design e.g. air conditioning and cooling systems; solar heating system design and use; solar power... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2005; US$ 179.00
Based on data from an experiment which ran for ten years, this book summarizes the results of the Atmospheric Physics Department of the St. Petersburg University and the Main Geophysical Observatory. The processed data now forms a rich dataset of spectral values of radiative characteristics under different atmospheric conditions.... more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 189.00
One and only detailed description of the SORCE mission and its instruments Description of state-of-the-art instruments and calibration techniques Latest information on knowledge of solar irradiance variability more...