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The Neutral Upper Atmosphere : Astrophysics and Space Science Library - S. N. Ghosh

The Neutral Upper Atmosphere

Astrophysics and Space Science Library

Hardcover Published: 31st July 2002
ISBN: 9780792364344
Number Of Pages: 206

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After World War II, Professor S.K. Mitra wrote a comprehensive book called The Upper Atmosphere, which dealt with information available from ground-based and balloon-borne experiments. As a result, topics such as day airglow were investigated and further ground-based experiments using incoherent back-scattering were carried out. These activities resulted in new information on the ozonosphere.

The dramatic discovery of ozone holes forms a new and exciting chapter in the discovery of atmospheric processes. While dealing with the limits of the atmosphere, reference may be made to interstellar molecules whose discovery has raised considerable scientific curiosity. Knowledge of the solar-terrestrial relationship advanced a great deal when more information on solar radiation became available by measuring higher energy photons in the UV, EUV, and even X-ray regimes.

All this information is incorporated in this volume and presented under the title The Neutral Upper Atmosphere.

Preface
Atmospheric Regions, their Constituents and Chemistry
Pressure and Density Distributions In Terrestrial Atmosphere
Atmospheric Ozone, Its Depletion and Antarctic Ozone Hole
Effects of Solar UV, EUV and X-ray Radiations on Upper Atmosphere
Airglow I Four Main Airglow Emissions
Other Airglow Emissions and Metastable Atoms and Molecules
The Limit of Atmosphere and the Space Beyond
Life Related Molecules and Masers in Space
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ISBN: 9780792364344
ISBN-10: 0792364341
Series: Astrophysics and Space Science Library
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 206
Published: 31st July 2002
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5  x 1.5
Weight (kg): 1.08

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