Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to Climate Change

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9780471178163: Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to Climate Change
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The only single-source reference available on atmospheric chemistry, aerosols, and atmospheric models

This fully revised and expanded version of John H. Seinfeld's successful Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics of Air Pollution provides a rigorous, comprehensive treatment of the chemistry of the atmosphere. With new chapters on such important topics as cloud physics, nucleation, and wet deposition, this book offers a truly up-to-date examination of atmospheric chemistry today, including:

  • Chemistry of the stratosphere and troposphere
  • Formation, growth, dynamics, thermodynamics, and properties of aerosols
  • Meteorology of air pollution
  • Transport, diffusion, and removal of species in the atmosphere
  • Formation and chemistry of clouds
  • Interaction of atmospheric chemistry and climate
  • Radiative and climatic effects of gases and particles
  • Formulation of mathematical chemical/transport models of the atmosphere.

Complete with solved examples, problems graded according to difficulty, and hundreds of illustrations, this state-of-the art reference is an ideal resource for both students and professionals in all areas of engineering as well as atmospheric science.

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Written as a textbook as well as a reference, the authors provide a detailed treatment of the chemistry of the atmosphere. Some of the elements covered are: formation, growth, dynamics, meteorology of air pollution, the interaction of atmospheric chemistry and climate, the radiative and climatic effects of gases and particles, and much more. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics will leave the reader with an increased understanding of atmospheric processes.

About the Author:

JOHN H. SEINFELD is Louis E. Nohl Professor and Chairman of the Division of Engineering and Applied Science at the California Institute of Technology, where he has been a faculty member since 1967.

SPYROS N. PANDIS is a member of the faculty of Carnegie Mellon University in the departments of chemical engineering and engineering and public policy. He received his PhD at the California Institute of Technology in 1990.

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