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Readership: Chemists, physicists, environmental scientists: 2nd/3rd year undergraduates, and especially those pursuing an option in atmospheric chemistry/air pollution/the environment.
Research students and senior scientists working in atmospheric chemistry.
Scientists (and the general public) with an interest in contemporary scientific issues.
Richard P. Wayne, Professor of Chemistry at the University of Oxford and Dr Lees's Reader in Chemistry, Christ Church, Oxford
"' This popular book introduces chemists to the chemistry of the atmospheres of the earth and other planets. In the new edition of the chapter on stratosphere chemistry has been update to reflect our improved understanding of the catalytic cycles that destroy ozone, and the importance of heterogeneous chemistry' Aslib"
1: Chemical composition: a preliminary survey
2: Atmospheric behaviour as interpreted by physics
3: Photochemistry and kinetics applied to atmospheres
4: Ozone in Earth's stratosphere
5: The Earth's troposphere
6: Ions in the atmosphere
7: The airglow
8: Extraterrestrial atmospheres
9: Evolution and change in atmospheres and climates