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A first course in atmospheric radiation

This textbook is written for meteorology and climatology students who require an introduction to the principles and practical consequences of atmospheric radiation. Its objective is to foster an understanding of how radiation works and to provide a solid conceptual and mathematical foundation for further study. Includes information on clouds, electromagnetic radiation, extinction, flux, Infrared radiation, Mie theory, polarization, solar radiation, ultraviolet radiation, water vapor, etc
eBook, English, ©2006
Sundog Pub., Madison, Wis., ©2006
1 online resource (459 pages) : illustrations
Properties of radiation
The electromagnetic spectrum
Reflection and refraction
Radiative properties of natural surfaces
Thermal emission
Atmospheric transmission
Atmospheric emission
Absorption by atmospheric gases
Broadband fluxes and hearing rates
RTE with scattering
Scattering and absorption by particles
Radiative transfer with multiple scattering
Electronic reproduction, [Place of publication not identified], HathiTrust Digital Library, 2011