Chemical Events in the Atmosphere and their Impact on the Environment - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780444995131, 9780080874852

Chemical Events in the Atmosphere and their Impact on the Environment, Volume 26

1st Edition

Editors: G.B. Marini-Bettòlo
Hardcover ISBN: 9780444995131
eBook ISBN: 9780080874852
Imprint: Elsevier Science
Published Date: 1st September 1986
Page Count: 699
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Table of Contents

Chemical events in the atmosphere and their impact on the environment (G.B. Marini-Bettòlo). I. Structure, Components and Primary Processes in the Atmosphere. Photochemical reactions in the atmosphere (D. Phillips). Quantum-mechanical studies on the binding properties of small atmosphere molecules (A. Pullman). The young Sun, the early Earth and the photochemistry of oxygen, ozone and formaldehyde in the early atmosphere (V.M. Canuto et al.). Atmospheric ions (F. Arnold). Oxygen cycle in the atmosphere (J. Wiesenfeld ). The global sulfur budget (C. Brosset). Laboratory studies of atmospheric radical reactions (C.J. Howard). II. Atmosphere and the Secondary Processes: The Effect of Geological and Anthropic Components. The photochemistry of tropospheric trace species: the central role of radicals and their possible variability (W.L. Chameides, D.D. Davis). Perturbations of the atmosphere and of the climate system induced by volcanic eruptions: relevance of some specific processes (G. Fiocco). Natural and anthropogenic aerosols: a comparative analysis (K.Ya. Kondratyev et al.). Increasing concentrations of perhalocarbons, methylchloroform and methane in the atmosphere (F.S. Rowland et al.). Role and fate of the ozone in the atmosphere (J.G. Anderson). III. The Effects on the Environment of Chemical Reactions in the Atmosphere. Toward a better understanding of atmospheric chemistry (T.F. Malone). Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in ocean, atmosphere and biosphere and future climatic impacts (R. Revelle). Carbon dioxide and environment (F.K. Hare). Atmospheric conditions after a nuclear war (P.J. Crutzen, I.E. Galbally). Atmospheric acidity (A. Liberti). Effects on soils of chemical events in the atmosphere (J. Låg). IV. The Effects on Life of Chemical Events in the Atmosphere. Effects of chemical air pollution on forests and other vegetation (W. Knabe). Chemical reactions in the atmosphere and their impact on human health and animal life (G.B. Marini-Bettòlo). The water cycle in tropical forests with special reference to the Amazon (E. Salati, P.B. Vose). Effects of chemical events on environment in Africa (S.O. Wandiga). Final Considerations and Conclusions. Subject Index. Author Index.


Description

Chemical events in the atmosphere and their impact on the environment (G.B. Marini-Bettòlo). I. Structure, Components and Primary Processes in the Atmosphere. Photochemical reactions in the atmosphere (D. Phillips). Quantum-mechanical studies on the binding properties of small atmosphere molecules (A. Pullman). The young Sun, the early Earth and the photochemistry of oxygen, ozone and formaldehyde in the early atmosphere (V.M. Canuto et al.). Atmospheric ions (F. Arnold). Oxygen cycle in the atmosphere (J. Wiesenfeld ). The global sulfur budget (C. Brosset). Laboratory studies of atmospheric radical reactions (C.J. Howard). II. Atmosphere and the Secondary Processes: The Effect of Geological and Anthropic Components. The photochemistry of tropospheric trace species: the central role of radicals and their possible variability (W.L. Chameides, D.D. Davis). Perturbations of the atmosphere and of the climate system induced by volcanic eruptions: relevance of some specific processes (G. Fiocco). Natural and anthropogenic aerosols: a comparative analysis (K.Ya. Kondratyev et al.). Increasing concentrations of perhalocarbons, methylchloroform and methane in the atmosphere (F.S. Rowland et al.). Role and fate of the ozone in the atmosphere (J.G. Anderson). III. The Effects on the Environment of Chemical Reactions in the Atmosphere. Toward a better understanding of atmospheric chemistry (T.F. Malone). Carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases in ocean, atmosphere and biosphere and future climatic impacts (R. Revelle). Carbon dioxide and environment (F.K. Hare). Atmospheric conditions after a nuclear war (P.J. Crutzen, I.E. Galbally). Atmospheric acidity (A. Liberti). Effects on soils of chemical events in the atmosphere (J. Låg). IV. The Effects on Life of Chemical Events in the Atmosphere. Effects of chemical air pollution on forests and other vegetation (W. Knabe). Chemical reactions in the atmosphere and their impact on human health and animal life (G.B. Marini-Bettòlo). The water cycle in tropical forests with special reference to the Amazon (E. Salati, P.B. Vose). Effects of chemical events on environment in Africa (S.O. Wandiga). Final Considerations and Conclusions. Subject Index. Author Index.


Details

No. of pages:
699
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Elsevier Science 1986
Published:
Imprint:
Elsevier Science
eBook ISBN:
9780080874852

Reviews

@qu:It is an excellent contribution to the literature especially because of the interdisciplinary nature of the presentations and discussions included. Environmental scientists would find the book to be of immense value. The publication is highly recommended. @source: Water, Air & Soil Pollution


About the Editors

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