2012, XXXIX, 877 p. 378 illus., 86 illus. in color.
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Presents more than 51 outstanding contributions of DLR-IPA to Atmospheric science
Gives a specific reference to Aerospace aspects
Prepared for educated laymen readers
Understandable without the need to read references
On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of the Institute of Atmospheric Physics of the German Aerospace Center (DLR), this book presents more than 50 chapters highlighting results of the institute’s research.
The book provides an up-to-date, in-depth survey across the entire field of atmospheric science, including atmospheric dynamics, radiation, cloud physics, chemistry, climate, numerical simulation, remote sensing, instruments and measurements, as well as atmospheric acoustics.
The authors have provided a readily comprehensible and self-contained presentation of the complex field of atmospheric science. The topics are of direct relevance for aerospace science and technology. Future research challenges are identified.