Environmental Physics,2nd Edition / Edition 2

Environmental Physics,2nd Edition / Edition 2

by Egbert Boeker, Rienk van Grondelle, Rienk van Grondelle
     
 

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ISBN-10: 047199779X

ISBN-13: 9780471997795

Pub. Date: 07/28/2000

Publisher: Wiley

Demonstrates the use of physics for understanding processes in the environment, combining basic principles with their application to important questions in environmental science. Provides students with an awareness of the physics necessary to analyze, prevent or mitigate environmental problems.

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Demonstrates the use of physics for understanding processes in the environment, combining basic principles with their application to important questions in environmental science. Provides students with an awareness of the physics necessary to analyze, prevent or mitigate environmental problems.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780471997795
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
07/28/2000
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
456
Product dimensions:
6.81(w) x 9.78(h) x 1.19(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Essentials of Environmental Physics.
Basic Environmental Spectroscopy.
The Global Climate.
Energy for Human Use.
Transport of Pollutants.
Noise.
Spectra and Examples of Environmental Spectroscopy.
The Context of Society.
Appendix A Gauss, Delta and Error Functions.
Appendix B Vector Differentiations.
Appendix C Physical and Numerical Constants.
Index.

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