Environmental Physics,2nd Edition / Edition 2

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"Environmental Physics, Second Edition presents a broad discussion of the physics which is used to analyse, prevent or reduce environmental problems. Both experimental and theoretical techniques are covered, including environmental spectroscopy, the generation of energy for human use, the transport of pollutants and the study of noise. Importantly, the final chapter places these issues firmly in the context of human society." Environmental Physics, Second Edition will be invaluable to all students of environmental physics or environmental science, at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level. Environmental scientists who need to know how physical methods can be used to help their work, will also find this book extremely useful.
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"The book is well presented with good diagrams and figures. A feature of the book is the use of "excursions" on special topics that can be read separately and provide interest....Each chapter contains useful students exercises with notes to help with their solution...However, it is not just a book for students. It usefully brings together and explains the basic physics of many processes that are encountered in the modern world and will be invaluable to those concerned with environmental matters who are reminded of the constraints imposed by an industrialised society." (Bulletin of the Environmental Physics Group, Institute of Physics)
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Discusses experimental and theoretical techniques used to analyze, prevent, or reduce environmental problems, including environmental spectroscopy, the generation of energy for human use, the transport of pollutants, and the study of noise. Appendices detail Gauss, delta, and error functions, vector differentiations, and physical and numerical constants. For advanced undergraduate and graduate students in environmental science and environmental physics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471997795
  • Publisher: Wiley, John & Sons, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 7/28/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 6.81 (w) x 9.78 (h) x 1.19 (d)

Table of Contents

Foreword
Preface
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction: The Essentials of Environmental Physics 1
2 Basic Environmental Spectroscopy 11
3 The Global Climate 29
4 Energy for Human Use 63
5 Transport of Pollutants 193
6 Noise 283
7 Spectra and Examples of Environmental Spectroscopy 329
8 The Context of Society 399
App. A Gauss, Delta and Error Functions 429
App. B Some Vector Differentiations 431
App. C Physical and Numerical Constants 433
Index 435
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