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  • Sprites, Elves and Intense Lightning Dischargesby Martin Füllekrug; Eugene A. Mareev; Michael J. Rycroft

    Springer 2006; US$ 359.00

    Sprites are arguably the most dramatic discovery in solar-terrestrial physics. Shortly after the first ground based video recordings of sprites, observations on board the Space Shuttle detected sprites and elves occurring all around the world. These reports led to sprite observations in North America, South America, Australia, Japan, and Europe. more...

  • Earth Observation with CHAMPby Christoph Reigber; Hermann Lühr; Peter Schwintzer

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2005; US$ 289.00

    In the summer of 2000 the German geo-research satellite CHAMP was launched into orbit. Its innovative payload arrangement and the low initial orbit allow CHAMP to simultaneously collect and almost continuously analyse precise data relating to gravity and magnetic fields at low altitude. more...

  • Desert Dust in the Global Systemby A.S. Goudie; N.J. Middleton

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 229.00

    Dust storms, produced by the removal of surface materials from the world's drylands, are a vital component of the environment. This book explores and summarises research on where dust storms originate, why dust storms are generated, where dust is transported and deposited, the nature of dust deposits and the changing frequency of dust storms. more...

  • Cloud Opticsby A. Kokhanovsky

    Springer 2006; US$ 209.00

    Clouds are an important factor in the weather. This book summarizes knowledge on cloud optical properties, for example their ability to absorb, transmit, and reflect light, which depends on the clouds' geometrical and microphysical characteristics. It also addresses problems related to the image transfer through clouds and cloud remote sensing. more...

  • Climate Change in the European Alpsby OECD Publishing

    Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2007; US$ 33.00

    Edited by Shardul Agrawala. Climate change poses a serious challenge to social and economic development in all countries. While international commitments to reduce greenhouse gas emissions are essential, adaptation to the impacts of climate change must also be integrated into sectoral and economic policies worldwide. This volume examines the implications... more...

  • Realizing Teracomputing, Proceedings Of The Tenth Ecmwf Workshop On The Use Of High Performance Computers In Meteorologyby Walter Zwieflhofer; Norbert Kreitz

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2003; US$ 227.00

    Geosciences and in particular numerical weather prediction are demanding the highest levels of available computer power. The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, with its experience in using supercomputers in this field, organizes every other year a workshop bringing together manufacturers, computer scientists, researchers and operational... more...

  • Use Of High Performance Computing In Meteorology - Proceedings Of The Eleventh Ecmwf Workshopby Walter Zwieflhofer; George Mozdzynski

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2005; US$ 354.00

    Geosciences and, in particular, numerical weather prediction are demanding the highest levels of available computer power. The European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts, with its experience in using supercomputers in this field, organizes every other year a workshop bringing together manufacturers, computer scientists, researchers and operational... more...

  • Observing Systems for Atmospheric Compositionby Guido Visconti; Pietro Di Carlo; W. Brune

    Springer 2007; US$ 189.00

    Reports the results from GOME, SCIAMACHY, AURA, and TOMS satellite missions as well as the relevant aircraft and ground based campaigns conducted in US and Europe. This book discusses data handling and provides an overview of satellite and aircraft observations. It also gives an introduction to the sensor web concept. more...

  • Radio Wave Propagationby John A. Richards

    Springer 2008; US$ 79.99

    Treats the elements of radio wave propagation without requiring recourse to advanced electromagnetic concepts and equations. This work offers an analysis of how energy is conveyed in free space, taking a radiative transfer approach and thus avoiding the need to understand electric and magnetic field propagation at the outset. more...

  • Auroraby Neil Bone

    Springer 2007; US$ 39.95

    Addresses a gap in the literature, offering an explanation of the aurora's causes, how the occurrence of major events may be predicted, and how amateur observers can go about recording displays. This book aims to describe the aurora from the amateur observational viewpoint. It discusses professional studies of auroral/geomagnetic phenomena. more...