New edition of introductory textbook, ideal for students taking a course on air pollution and global warming, whatever their background. Comprehensive introduction to the history and science of the major air pollution and climate problems facing the world today, as well as energy and policy solutions to those problems.Variation of temperature with height during the (a) day and (b) night in the atmospheric boundary layer over land under a high-pressure system (Chapter 6). ... Cooling at the top of the surface layer at night cools the bottom of the mixed layer, reducing the buoyancy and associated mixing at the base of ... Thus, each successively higher layer in the atmosphere receives less heat than did the layer below.
|Title||:||Air Pollution and Global Warming|
|Author||:||Mark Z. Jacobson|
|Publisher||:||Cambridge University Press - 2012-04-23|