Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling
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- Author: Mark Z. Jacobson, Stanford University, California
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This is a new edition of the successful and comprehensive textbook on the atmospheric processes, numerical methods, and computational techniques required for advanced students and scientists to successfully study air pollution and meteorology.Read more
- Details the most advanced modeling techniques available
- Contains numerous examples and problems with answers available to lecturers through the web
- Includes step-by-step procedures for developing an atmospheric dynamics model, a chemical solver and other modeling tools
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"I highly recommend the Jacobson book for graduate students and professionals engaged in atmospheric modeling. They will find themselves frequently reaching for it as a reference. I certainly do." Atmospheric EnvironmentSee more reviews
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- Edition: 2nd Edition
- Date Published: July 2005
- format: Adobe eBook Reader
- isbn: 9780511110160
- contains: 175 b/w illus. 60 tables
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Table of Contents
2. Atmospheric structure, composition and thermodynamics
3. The continuity and thermodynamic energy equations
4. The momentum equation in Cartesian and spherical coordinates
5. Vertical-coordinate conversions
6. Numerical solutions to partial differential equations
7. Finite-differencing the equations of atmospheric dynamics
8. Boundary-layer and surface processes
9. Radiative energy transfer
10. Gas-phase species, chemical reactions and reaction rates
11. Urban, free-tropospheric and stratospheric chemistry
12. Methods of solving chemical ordinary differential equations
13. Particle components, size distributions and size structures
14. Aerosol emission and nucleation
16. Condensation, evaporation, deposition and sublimation
17. Chemical equilibrium and dissolution processes
18. Cloud thermodynamics and dynamics
19. Irreversible aqueous chemistry
20. Sedimentation, dry deposition and air-sea exchange
21. Model design, application and testing
Appendix A. Conversions and constants
Appendix B. Tables
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