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Title Details:
The Atmosphere of the Earth
Other Titles: A general Introduction
Authors: Haldoupis, Christos
Reviewer: Christakis, Nikolaos
Subject: NATURAL SCIENCES AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES > EARTH SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCES AND AGRICULTURAL SCIENCES > EARTH SCIENCES > METEOROLOGY
Keywords:
Amospheric Physics
Solar And Terrestrial Radiation
Atmospheric Electricity
Atmospheric Thermodynamics
Cloud Physics
Atmospheric Dynamics
Ionospheric Physics
Description:
Abstract:
This is an introductory chapter which presents a general overview on the Earth’s atmosphere and its regions. It provides basic material on the chemical composition and evolution of the atmosphere, the vertical atmospheric structure, the nomenclature and properties of the various atmospheric “spheres”. Also, it includes general information on atmospheric electricity, the earth’s ionosphere, and the magnetosphere.
Table of Contents:
Chapter 1. The Earth's Atmosphere (26 pages)

1.1. Chemical Composition of the Atmosphere
1.2. Evolution of the Atmosphere
1.3. Distribution of Temperature with Altitude. Atmospheric regions
1.4. Distribution of Air Mass with Altitude
1.5 The Homesphere and Heterosphere
1.6. Escape of Light Atmospheric Constituents. The Exosphere
1.7. Atmospheric Electricity and Lightning
1.8. The Ionosphere
1.9. The Magnetosphere
1.10 Fields of Atmospheric Science
Chapter 1. Problems
Chapter 1. Bibliography
Technical Editors: Gkikopoulos, Nikolaos
Type: Chapter
Creation Date: 2015
Item Details:
License: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/3.0/gr
Handle http://hdl.handle.net/11419/3274
Bibliographic Reference: Haldoupis, C. (2015). The Atmosphere of the Earth [Chapter]. In Haldoupis, C. 2015. Introduction to Atmospheric Physics [Undergraduate textbook]. Kallipos, Open Academic Editions. https://hdl.handle.net/11419/3274
Language: Greek
Is Part of: Introduction to Atmospheric Physics
Publication Origin: Kallipos, Open Academic Editions