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Emissions of Atmospheric Trace Compounds : Advances in Global Change Research - Claire Granier

Emissions of Atmospheric Trace Compounds

Advances in Global Change Research

By: Claire Granier (Editor), Paulo Artaxo (Editor), Claire E. Reeves (Editor)

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Published: 1st May 2004
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This book was conceived during the workshop "Emission of Chemical Species and Aerosols into the Atmosphere" which took place in Paris in June 2001, involving many experts who presented a number of state-of-the-art papers. Many of these papers are presented in this book where they are set in the wider context of other published work, providing comprehensive documentation of many aspects of this field of Earth science. The book is divided into 12 chapters, most dealing with inventories of emissions related to anthropogenic emissions or biomass burning, emissions from vegetation and soils, emissions of mineral and sea-salt aerosols, and emissions of sulphur compounds from the oceans. The final three chapters show how atmospheric observations have been used to improve our knowledge of emissions, such as the use of isotopes, large observation networks as well as the latest inverse modelling techniques and their application to surface and satellite observations.

Table of Contents
List of Contributors
Acknowledgements
Atmospheric Composition and Surface Exchanges
Compilation of Regional to Global Inventories of Anthroprogenic Emissions
Quantitative Estimates for Spatial and Temporal Distributions of Biomass Burning Emissions
Organic Emissions from Vegetation
Nitrogen Emissions from Soils
Global Emissions of Mineral Aerosol: Formulation and Validation Using Satellite Imagery
Emissions from Volancoes
A Satellite-based Method for Estimating Global Oceanic DMS and its Application in a 3-D Atmospheric GCM
Aerosol Source Functions and Emissions
Use of Isotopes
Determination of Emissions from Observations of Atmospheric Compounds
Data Assimilation and Inverse Methods
List of Acronyms
List of Chemical
Species Index
Colour Plates Copyright
Acknowledgements
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ISBN: 9781402021664
ISBN-10: 1402021666
Series: Advances in Global Change Research
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 560
Published: 1st May 2004
Publisher: Springer-Verlag New York Inc.
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 3.18
Weight (kg): 1.1