Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling / Edition 2

Fundamentals of Atmospheric Modeling / Edition 2

by Mark Z. Jacobson
     
 

ISBN-10: 0521548659

ISBN-13: 9780521548656

Pub. Date: 06/30/2005

Publisher: Cambridge University Press

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.

Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521548656
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
06/30/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
828
Product dimensions:
6.85(w) x 9.72(h) x 1.65(d)

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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