- Front Cover; Advances in Geophysics, Volume 13; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Foreword; Chapter 1. Airborne Geophysical Methods; 1. Introduction; 2. Aeromagnetic Methods; 3. Low-Frequency Airborne Electromagnetic Methods; 4. Airborne Radiometric Methods; 5. Airborne Gravity Methods; 6. Other Airborne Remote-Sensing Methods; Chapter 2. Lidar; 1. Introduction; 2. The Basic Lidar Technique; 3. Atmospheric Optical Parameters; 4. The Significance of Lidar-Measured Optical Parameters.; 5. Application of Lidar Observations to Meteorological Problems and Atmospheric Studies., 6. Lidar Contributions to Atmospheric Studies and Meteorological Problems7. Future Developments; Appendix; List of Symbols; References; Chapter 3. Structure of Ball Lightning; 1. Introduction; 2. Earlier Observations and Theories; 3. Experimental Evidence; 4. New Analysis of the Problem; 5. Summary and Conclusions; List of Symbols; References; Chapter 4. Energetics of the Middle Atmosphere; 1. Introduction; 2. The Ozone Distribution; 3. The Water Vapor Distribution; 4. Infrared Radiative Transfer; 5. Heat Sources and Sinks above 80 kM; List of Symbols; References., and Chapter 5. The Nature and Properties of Gaseous Ions Encountered in Atmospheric StudiesIntroduction; 1. Forces Influencing Ionic Behavior; 2. Mobility Theory and Equations; 3. Cluster Ions; 4. Reactions between Ions and Molecules; 5. Ion Mobility and Ion Identification; 6. Accuracy of Mobility Determinations as Diagnostic Tools; 7. Summary of Influences Affecting the Presence of Ion Species; 8. Normal Ions in the Atmosphere; 9. Reaction Rates of Ions; 10. Langevin and Intermediate Ions; References; Author Index; Subject Index.
- ADVANCES IN GEOPHYSICS VOLUME 13.
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0080568416 (electronic bk.)
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- Includes bibliographical references and index.
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