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Author Liou, Kuo-Nan.
Title An introduction to atmospheric radiation [electronic resource] / K.N. Liou.
Publication Info. Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, c2002.
Edition 2nd ed.
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Description 1 online resource (xiv, 583 p.) : ill., maps.
Series International geophysics series ; v. 84.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 543-555) and index.
Note Description based on print version record.
Contents Front Cover; An Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation; Copyright Page; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1. Fundamentals of Radiation for Atmospheric Applications; Chapter 2. Solar Radiation at the Top of the Atmosphere; Chapter 3. Absorption and Scattering of Solar Radiation in the Atmosphere; Chapter 4. Thermal Infrared Radiation Transfer in the Atmosphere; Chapter 5. Light Scattering by Atmospheric Particulates; Chapter 6. Principles of Radiative Transfer in Planetary Atmospheres; Chapter 7. Application of Radiative Transfer Principles to Remote Sensing; Chapter 8. Radiation and Climate
Summary This Second Edition of An Introduction to Atmospheric Radiation has been extensively revised to address the fundamental study and quantitative measurement of the interactions of solar and terrestrial radiation with molecules, aerosols, and cloud particles in planetary atmospheres. It contains 70% new material, much of it stemming from the investigation of the atmospheric greenhouse effects of external radiative perturbations in climate systems, and the development of methodologies for inferring atmospheric and surface parameters by means of remote sensing. Liou's comprehensive treatment of the.
Subject Atmospheric radiation.
Related To Print version: Liou, Kuo-Nan. Introduction to atmospheric radiation. 2nd ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Academic Press, c2002 0124514510 9780124514515 (DLC) 2001097270 (OCoLC)49853496
Standard No. 648304046
ISBN 9780080491677 (electronic bk.)
0080491677 (electronic bk.)
0124514510
9780124514515
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