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Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry

Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry

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  • Date Published: September 2000
  • availability: Available
  • format: Paperback
  • isbn: 9780521778008

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  • Introduction to Atmospheric Chemistry reviews in ten concise chapters the chemistry of the Earth's atmosphere and some outstanding environmental issues, including air pollution, acid rain, the ozone hole, and global change. Peter Hobbs is an eminent atmospheric science teacher, researcher, and author of several well-known textbooks. This text and his other book Basic Physical Chemistry for the Atmospheric Sciences (Second Edition, Cambridge University Press 2000) form companion volumes. The book, designed to be a primary textbook for a first university course--undergraduate or graduate--in atmospheric chemistry, will find a place in atmospheric science, meteorology, environmental science, geophysics and chemistry curricula. Special features include worked exercises and end-of-chapter student exercises with model solutions in an appendix.

    • A concise, clear review of the fundamentals of atmospheric chemistry
    • Contains many exercises with solutions, suitable for self instruction
    • This text and Hobbs' other Cambridge University Press book Basic Physical Chemistry for the Atmospheric Sciences (revised edition 2000) form ideal companion volumes for a full course in atmospheric science
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    "I would expect this book to become required reading for undergraduate and postgraduate studies in atmospheric chemistry...." /s Chemistry in Britain

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    • Date Published: September 2000
    • format: Paperback
    • isbn: 9780521778008
    • length: 276 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 153 x 14 mm
    • weight: 0.36kg
    • contains: 63 b/w illus. 3 colour illus. 13 tables 54 exercises
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    Preface
    1. Evolution of the Earth's atmosphere
    2. Half-life, residence time and renewal time of chemicals in the atmosphere
    3. Present chemical composition of the atmosphere
    4. Interactions of solar and terrestrial radiation with atmospheric trace gases and aerosols
    5. Sources, transformations, transport, and sinks of chemicals in the troposphere
    6. Atmospheric aerosols
    7. Cloud and precipitation chemistry
    8. Tropospheric chemical cycles
    9. Air pollution
    10. Stratospheric chemistry
    Appendices
    Index.

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