An introduction to planetary atmospheres /

by Sanchez-Lavega, Agustin. Published by : Taylor & Francis, (Boca Raton, FL :) Physical details: xlii, 587 p. : ill. ; 25 cm. ISBN:9781420067323; 142006732X.
Subject(s): Planets -- Atmospheres -- Textbooks.
Year: 2011
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 573-575) and index.

Introduction to planets and planetary systems -- Origin and evolution of planetary atmospheres -- Spectroscopy and composition -- Vertical temperature structure -- Clouds in planets -- Upper and tenuous atmospheres -- Global atmospheric motions -- Atmospheric dynamics-I : waves -- Atmospheric dynamics-II : instability -- Appendix. Methods to study planetary atmospheres.

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