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
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
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
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
Affiliations and Expertise
Georgia Institute of Technology, USA
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