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Physics of Climate - J.P. Peixoto

Hardcover Published: 12th February 1992
ISBN: 9780883187128
Number Of Pages: 520

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"A superb reference". -- Physics Today

"Will become a classic text in climate research". -- Physics World

"Valuable to anyone who studies, models, or uses the climate of the earth". -- Walter Robinson Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

"Informative and authoritative on a remarkably wide range of topics". -- Nature

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From the reviews:

"A superb reference." Physics Today

"Will become a classic text in climate research." Physics World

"Valuable to anyone who studies, models, or uses the climate of the earth." Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

"Informative and authoritative on a remarkably wide range of topics." Nature

Contents: Nature of the Problem. Basic Equations for the Atmosphere and Oceans. Various Decompositions of the Circulation. The Data. Radiation Balance. Observed Mean State of the Atmosphere. Observed Mean State of the Oceans. Observed Mean State of the Cryosphere. Exchange Processes between the Earth's Surface and the Atmosphere. Angular Momentum Cycle. Water Cycle. Energetics. The Ocean-Atmosphere Heat Engine. Entropy in the Climate System. Interannual and Interdecadal Variability in the Climate System. Mathematical Simulation of Climate. Acknowledgments. Appendices. References.

ISBN: 9780883187128
ISBN-10: 0883187124
Audience: General
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 520
Published: 12th February 1992
Publisher: American Institute of Physics
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 24.64 x 17.53  x 3.56
Weight (kg): 1.07

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