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By John H. Seinfeld, Spyros N. Pandis

ISBN-10: 0471720178

ISBN-13: 9780471720171

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the second one version of this the world over acclaimed textual content offers the most recent advancements in atmospheric technology. It remains to be the most efficient textual content for either a rigorous and an entire therapy of the chemistry of the ambience, protecting such pivotal themes as:
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* Meteorology of air pollution
* delivery, diffusion, and removing of species within the atmosphere
* Formation and chemistry of clouds
* interplay of atmospheric chemistry and climate
* Radiative and climatic results of gases and particles
* formula of mathematical chemical/transport versions of the atmosphere

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8 Tg(N)yr -1 . Estimates for the atmospheric lifetime of N2O come from stratospheric chemical transport models that have been tested against observed N2O distributions. 3 Atmospheric abundance of N2O over the last millennium, as determined from ice cores, firn, and whole-air samples (IPCC 2001). Sources of data are indicated, references for which are given in IPCC. The inset contains deseasonalized global averages. current estimate for the lifetime of N2O is 120 years. Because of its long lifetime, N2O exhibits more or less uniform concentrations throughout the troposphere.

2004) More intense, more frequent, and longer lasting heat waves in the 21 st Century, Science 305, 994-997. Trenberth, K. , and Smith, L. (2005) The mass of the atmosphere: A constraint on global analyses, J. Climate 18, 864-875. Walker, J. C. G. (1977) Evolution of the Atmosphere, Macmillan, New York. 2 Atmospheric Trace Constituents Virtually every element in the periodic table is found in the atmosphere; however, when classifying atmospheric species according to chemical composition, it proves to be convenient to use a small number of major groupings such as 1.

It is now clear that dense urban centers are just "hotspots" in a continuum of trace species concentrations over the entire Earth. Both urban smogs and stratospheric ozone depletion by chlorofluorocarbons are manifestations of what might be termed in the broadest sense as air pollution. Atmospheric Chemistry and Physics: From Air Pollution to Climate Change, Second Edition, by John H. Seinfeld and Spyros N. Pandis. Copyright © 2006 John Wiley & Sons, Inc. 21 22 ATMOSPHERIC TRACE CONSTITUENTS The main questions that we will seek to answer with respect to classes of atmospheric compounds are as follows: 1.

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