Hardback 275pp Illustrated
9780199547425   Product Code: 86773
This book covers the basic physics of planetary atmospheres in a single text for students or anyone interested in this area of science. An overview is followed by more detailed discussion of key topics, arranged by physical phenomenon and including the origin and evolution of planetary atmospheres; atmospheric temperature structure, composition and chemistry; clouds, haze, aerosols and dust; dynamics of planetary atmospheres;and the acquiring and interpretation of measurements. No jacket.