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Atmospheric Boundary Layer FlowsTheir Structure and Measurement

Atmospheric Boundary Layer Flows: Their Structure and Measurement

J. C. Kaimal and J. J. Finnigan

Published in print:
1994
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195062397
eISBN:
9780197560167
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195062397.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Boundary layer meteorology is the study of the physical processes that take place in the layer of air that is most influenced by the earth's underlying surface. This ... More

Atmospheric RadiationTheoretical Basis

Atmospheric Radiation: Theoretical Basis

R. M. Goody and Y. L. Yung

Published in print:
1989
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195051346
eISBN:
9780197560976
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195051346.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

A complete revision of Goody's classic 1964 work, this volume offers a systematic discussion of atmospheric radiation processes that today are at the center of worldwide study and ... More

Atmospheric Turbulencea molecular dynamics perspective

Atmospheric Turbulence: a molecular dynamics perspective

Adrian F. Tuck

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199236534
eISBN:
9780191917462
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199236534.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

This book, authored by a well-known researcher and expositor in meteorology, focuses on the direct link between molecular dynamics, turbulence theory, fluid mechanics and non ... More

Convection and SubstormsParadigms of Magnetospheric Phenomenology

Convection and Substorms: Paradigms of Magnetospheric Phenomenology

Charles F. Kennel

Published in print:
1996
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195085297
eISBN:
9780197560488
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195085297.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

The magnetosphere is the region where cosmic rays and the solar wind interact with the Earth's magnetic field, creating such phenomena as the northern lights and other aurorae. ... More

Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates

Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates

Jack Calvert, Abdelwahid Mellouki, John Orlando, Michael Pilling, and Timothy Wallington

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780199767076
eISBN:
9780197563120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199767076.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Prepared by an international team of eminent atmospheric scientists, Mechanisms of Atmospheric Oxidation of the Oxygenates is an authoritative source of information on the role of ... More

Nonextensive EntropyInterdisciplinary Applications

Nonextensive Entropy: Interdisciplinary Applications

Murray Gell-Mann and Constantino Tsallis (eds)

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195159769
eISBN:
9780197562024
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195159769.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

A great variety of complex phenomena in many scientific fields exhibit power-law behavior, reflecting a hierarchical or fractal structure. Many of these phenomena seem to be ... More

Optical Propagation in Linear MediaAtmospheric Gases and Particles, Solid State Components, and Water

Optical Propagation in Linear Media: Atmospheric Gases and Particles, Solid State Components, and Water

Michael E. Thomas

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195091618
eISBN:
9780197560679
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195091618.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

A typical optical system is composed of three basic components: a source, a detector, and a medium in which the optical energy propagates. Many textbooks cover sources and ... More

Photochemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Photochemistry of Planetary Atmospheres

Yuk L. Yung and William B. DeMore

Published in print:
1999
Published Online:
November 2020
ISBN:
9780195105018
eISBN:
9780197560990
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195105018.001.0001
Subject:
Earth Sciences and Geography, Atmospheric Sciences

Eleven planetary atmospheres are included for detailed study in this reference/text, four for the giant planets (Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, and Neptune), four for the small bodies ... More

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