Research Topics in Aerospace

Atmospheric Physics

Background – Methods – Trends

Editors: Schumann, Ulrich (Ed.)

  • Presents more than 51 outstanding contributions of DLR-IPA to Atmospheric science
  • Gives a specific reference to Aerospace aspects
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  • Understandable without the need to read references
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About this book

 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.

Table of contents (51 chapters)

  • The Atmosphere: Vast, Shallow, and Full of Subtleties

    Dörnbrack, Andreas

    Pages 3-16

  • Chemical Composition of the Atmosphere

    Schlager, Hans (et al.)

    Pages 17-35

  • Aerosols in the Atmosphere

    Petzold, Andreas (et al.)

    Pages 37-53

  • Earth’s Radiation Budget: The Driver for Weather and Climate

    Meerkötter, Ralf (et al.)

    Pages 55-67

  • Light Scattering on Molecules in the Atmosphere

    Witschas, Benjamin

    Pages 69-83

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eBook $219.00
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  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Atmospheric Physics
Book Subtitle
Background – Methods – Trends
Editors
  • Ulrich Schumann
Series Title
Research Topics in Aerospace
Copyright
2012
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-30183-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-30183-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-30182-7
Series ISSN
2194-8240
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXXIX, 877
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