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Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling

2nd Edition

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  • Date Published: June 2005
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521548656

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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.

    • 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 Environment

    "...recommended as a text for a rigorous course of study in air pollution meteorology and modeling." Applied Mechanics Reviews

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    • Edition: 2nd Edition
    • Date Published: June 2005
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521548656
    • length: 828 pages
    • dimensions: 244 x 170 x 42 mm
    • weight: 1.29kg
    • contains: 175 b/w illus. 60 tables
    • availability: Available
  • 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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    Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling

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