Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences

Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences

1st Edition - December 13, 2002

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  • Editors: James Holton, Judith Curry
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080523576

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This authoritative resource covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences - including both theory and applications. Nearly 350 articles and over 1,900 figures and photographs are presented, many in full-color. 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. The Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences has been developed alongside the award-winning Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences. Together these references provide readers with a comprehensive resource and a link between these two fields. Also available online on ScienceDirect.For online version information, please visit http://www.info.sciencedirect.com/reference_works

Key Features

  • Covers all aspects of atmospheric sciences - including both theory and applications
  • Presents nearly 350 articles and over 1,900 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
  • The Encyclopedia of Atmospheric Sciences was developed alongside the award-winning Encyclopedia of Ocean Sciences; together these references provide readers with a comprehensive resource and a link between these two fields

Readership

Academic libraries servicing meteorology, environmental sciences, and oceanography departments. Practicing meteorologists, climatologists, oceanographers, environmental scientists, and ecologists in corporate and government industrial settings or research institutions

Product details

  • No. of pages: 2780
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2002
  • Published: December 13, 2002
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080523576

About the Editors

James Holton

James R. Holton was Professor of Atmospheric Sciences at the University of Washington until his death in 2004. A member of the National Academies of Science, during his career he was awarded every major honor available in the atmospheric sciences including AGU’s Revelle Medal.

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Washington, Seattle, WA, USA

Judith Curry

Affiliations and Expertise

Georgia Institute of Technology, USA

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