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Turbulence and Diffusion in the Atmosphere

Lectures in Environmental Sciences


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-IX
  2. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 1-15
  3. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 17-26
  4. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 27-39
  5. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 41-53
  6. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 55-65
  7. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 67-80
  8. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 81-97
  9. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 99-107
  10. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 109-121
  11. Alfred K. Blackadar
    Pages 123-146
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 147-185

About this book


This book is written for students of meteorology and other specializations of atmospheric science and students of the environmental sciences who have had no previous experience in the subject. Basic knowledge of hydrodynamics is assumed. The author introduces turbulence theory and modeling related to the structure of the atmospheric boundary layer and includes methods for predicting the impact of industrial activities. The problems and examples have been selected with the intention of broadening the student's understanding of the atmosphere as well as his or her understanding of basic mathematics and the scientific method. In the appendices the author discusses two models that students can run on a PC using the supplementary computer programs on the disks accompanying the book.


Cloud Meteorology Navier-Stokes equation Profil Wind atmosphere convection simulation spheric thermodynamics turbulence

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.Department of MeteorologyThe Pennsylvania State UniversityUniversity ParkUSA

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