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Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling

Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling - 2nd edition

ISBN13: 978-0521548656

Cover of Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling 2ND 05 (ISBN 978-0521548656)
ISBN13: 978-0521548656
ISBN10: 0521548659

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2005
International: No

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Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling - 2ND 05 edition

ISBN13: 978-0521548656

Mark Z. Jacobson

ISBN13: 978-0521548656
ISBN10: 0521548659

Cover type: Paperback
Edition: 2ND 05
Copyright: 2005
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Published: 2005
International: No
Summary

New edition of a 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.

  • 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

Table of Contents

Preface

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 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 structure
14. Aerosol emissions and nucleation
15. Coagulation
16. Condensation, evaporation, deposition, and sublimation
17. Chemical equilibrium and dissolution processes
18. Cloud thermodynamics, dynamics, and microphysics
19. Aqueous chemistry
20. Sedimentation and dry deposition
21. Model design, application, and testing

Appendix A. Conversions, constants, and symbols
Appendix B. Tables
References
Index.