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Clouds, chemistry and climate

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Published by Springer, in cooperation with NATO Scientific Affairs Division in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cloud physics -- Congresses,
  • Atmospheric chemistry -- Congresses,
  • Climatology -- Congresses

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Paul J. Crutzen, Veerabhadran Ramanathan.
    SeriesNATO ASI series., vol. 35
    ContributionsCrutzen, Paul J., 1933-, Ramanathan, Veerabhadran., North Atlantic Treaty Organization. Scientific Affairs Division., NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Clouds, Chemistry and Climate" (1994 : Ringberg, Germany)
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC920.7 .C56 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 260 p. :
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL537042M
    ISBN 103540604332
    LC Control Number96115238
    OCLC/WorldCa34151192

    Clouds and aerosols 5. Ocean and climate 6. Greenhouse effect 7. Ozone layer 8. History of the earth climate 9. Climate observations Climate models Climate change and climate engineering and chemistry of these processes and the impact on climate balance and weather patterns will be discussed. Global climate predictions require. Meteorology is a branch of the atmospheric sciences which includes atmospheric chemistry and atmospheric physics, with a major focus on weather study of meteorology dates back millennia, though significant progress in meteorology did not occur until the 18th 19th century saw modest progress in the field after weather observation networks were formed across broad.

    "Readers ready for a book-length treatment of [the role of clouds in climate] may find the right level of detail in Atmosphere, Clouds, and Climate, a new book by Dr. Randall."—Justin Gillis, 's Green blog "In four chapters and a mere pages, Randall provides readers with an impressively thorough conceptual understanding of the atmosphere's central role in climate. Clouds, chemistry and climate: [proceedings of the NATO Advanced Research Workshop "Clouds, Chemistry and Climate", held at Ringberg, Germany, March , ] Author: Paul J Crutzen.

      * Chemistry of the stratosphere and troposphere * Formation, growth, dynamics, and properties of aerosols * Meteorology of air pollution * Transport, diffusion, and removal of species in the atmosphere * Formation and chemistry of clouds * Interaction of atmospheric chemistry and climate * Radiative and climatic effects of gases and particles. What do the different types of clouds mean? This activity will teach students about the different types of clouds and how precipitation works.


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The range of topics dis­ cussed during the workshop included: modeling of clouds in GCMs; observations of the cloud micro physical properties; the water. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: "NATO Advanced Research Workshop 'Clouds, Chemistry and Climate', held at Ringberg, Germany, March The tropical convective-cirrus cloud systems emerge as a major influence on the climate system.

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