Theory of Planetary Atmospheres, 36 book cover

Theory of Planetary Atmospheres, 36

An Introduction to Their Physics and Chemistry

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Published: February 1989

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-167252-2

Contents

  • Vertical Structure of an Atmosphere. Hydrodynamics of Atmospheres. Chemistry and Dynamics of Earth's Stratosphere. Planetary Astronomy. Ionospheres. Airglows, Auroras, and Aeronomy. Stability of Planetary Atmospheres. A Table of Physical Constants. Planetary Characteristics. A Model of Earth's Atmosphere. Planetary Spacecraft Missions. Supplementary Reading. The Planck Function. Diffusion Coefficients. Ortho and Para Hydrogen. Partition Functions for a Spherical Exosphere.

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