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Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling

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  • Date Published: July 2005
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  • isbn: 9780511110160

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  • This well-received and comprehensive textbook on atmospheric processes and numerical methods has been thoroughly revised. This edition includes a wide range of new numerical techniques for solving problems in areas such as cloud microphysics, ocean-atmosphere exchange processes and atmospheric radiative properties. It also contains improved descriptions of atmospheric physics, dynamics, radiation, and aerosol and cloud processes. It is essential reading for researchers, scientists and advanced students to successfully study air pollution and meteorology.

    • 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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    'Written by one of the young stars in atmospheric chemistry modeling, it provides the reader with one-stop shopping for understanding the physical principles and computational methods behind the different components of atmospheric models. The presentation is very clear and designed to provide quick reference. … 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.' Daniel J. Jacob, Atmospheric Environment

    '… fills a gap in the study of modeling atmospheric processes … good as a source of information on numerical techniques and should be used as such by atmospheric scientists. … contains a tremendous amount of information. … I would recommend the text as a source of information to the practising atmospheric scientist and to the graduate student who plans to use models as a tool for research. … could be used as a primary text for an engineering or earth science course, but would be a better supplementary textbook for an atmospheric science course.' Mary Barth, Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

    '… recommended for its intended purposes as a text for a rigorous course of study in air pollution meteorology and modeling. The book is also sufficiently comprehensive that it will serve as a useful reference for both atmospheric chemistry and dynamics.' T. Warner, Applied Mechanical Review

    '… thoroughly recommended for those seeking a detailed treatise on the methodology of numerical modelling of atmospheric physical and chemical processes.' Roy Harrison, The Times Higher Education Supplement

    '… a good, up-to-date overview of the subject. It is a valuable textbook for graduate and upper-level undergraduate courses in atmospheric sciences and meteorology and will also be useful for courses in Earth and environmental sciences.' World Meteorological Organization

    'Overall this is a much needed text.' Contemporary Physics

    'Each topic is presented with detailed discussion, drawing on a wealth of referenced, up-to-date literature, as well as more applied, detailed mathematical treatment. … The text addresses a broad range of concepts relevant to modelling of atmospheric chemistry, aerosols, dynamics and radiation. While certainly not intended for the casual reader or general science audience, this book is more than worthy of a place on the 'well-thumbed' shelf of any graduate student or professional involved with atmospheric science.' Chemistry World

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: July 2005
    • format: Adobe eBook Reader
    • isbn: 9780511110160
    • contains: 175 b/w illus. 60 tables
    • availability: This ISBN is for an eBook version which is distributed on our behalf by a third party.
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    Acknowledgements
    1. Introduction
    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
    15. Coagulation
    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
    References
    Index.

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