Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences (2nd ed.)

by Gerald R. North, John A. Pyle, Fuqing Zhang

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  • 0123822262
  • 9780123822253
  • 9780123822260

Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences, 2nd Edition is an authoritative resource covering all aspects of atmospheric sciences, including both theory and applications. With more than 320 articles and 1,600 figures and photographs, this revised version of the award-winning first edition offers comprehensive coverage of this important field. The six volumes in this set contain broad-ranging articles on topics such as atmospheric chemistry, biogeochemical cycles, boundary layers, clouds, general circulation, global change, mesoscale meteorology, ozone, radar, satellite remote sensing, and weather prediction.

The Encyclopedia is an ideal resource for academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences. It is written at a level that allows undergraduate students to understand the material, while providing active researchers with the latest information in the field.

  • Covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences—including both theory and applications
  • Presents more than 320 articles and more than 1,600 figures and photographs
  • Broad-ranging articles include topics such as atmospheric chemistry, biogeochemical cycles, boundary layers, clouds, general circulation, global change, mesoscale meteorology, ozone, radar, satellite remote sensing, and weather prediction
  • An ideal resource for academia, government, and industry in the fields of atmospheric, ocean, and environmental sciences
  • Elsevier Science; September 2014
  • ISBN: 9780123822260
  • Edition: 2
  • Read online, or download in secure PDF format
  • Title: Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences
  • Author: Gerald R. North (ed.); John A. Pyle (ed.); Fuqing Zhang (ed.)
  • Imprint: Academic Press
Subject categories
ISBNs
  • 0123822262
  • 9780123822253
  • 9780123822260

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Named as a 2002 BEST REFERENCE SOURCE by Library Journal!

"...the scope of this publication is truly comprehensive...an extraordinary achievement...we do hope that it will be made widely available in libraries of universities and scientific institutions."
—JOURNAL OF ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY

"The 330 authoritative and concise articles review such complex subjects as weather prediction, climate change and variability, and atmospheric chemistry. Beautifully illustrated with maps, charts, photos and illustrations."
"Recommended for academic libraries."
—LIBRARY JOURNAL

"...the most scholarly encyclopedia to date covering weather and climate.... Highly recommended. All collections, all levels."
—CHOICE

"Comprehensive, ...well illustrated, and the writing falls near that of an advanced undergraduate text to a professional review. It will make a valuable resource for any atmospheric sciences library."
—ATMOSPHERIC RESEARCH

"This authoritative resource covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences... Nearly 350 articles--from acoustic waves to the World Climate Research Program..."
—BULLETIN OF THE AMERICAN METEOROLOGICAL SOCIETY

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