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book reviews Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions. International describes the structure and problems of current large- scale models. The last chapter, "Stratospheric Aero- Geophysics Series, Volume 54. Peter V. Hobbs, Ed. sols and Clouds" by M. P. McCormick, P.-H. Wang, 1993. 222 pp. $65.00. Hardbound. Academic Press. and L. R. Poole, summarizes recent advances in our ISBN 0-12-350725-1. understanding of stratospheric aerosols with an em- phasis on satellite observations. In the era of heightened awareness for the future of the spaceship Earth—in terms of its climate under the The overall emphasis of the reviews given in this influence and possibly the management of mankind, book is on field observations, including satellite re- to be precise—this book presents an extensive review mote sensing. A field observation is mostly the snap- of the current research on aerosol-cloud-climate shot of a time-dependent phenomenon, and it does interactions. Such a review has long been awaited and not provide sufficient information for the temporal is timely, particularly from the viewpoint that the widely variation in its chain of cause-and-effect relationship. publicized greenhouse effect due to rapidly increasing Obviously, to fill this gap, more input will be needed anthropogenic gases, carbon dioxide in particular, from laboratory studies in the future http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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American Meteorological Society
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Copyright © American Meteorological Society
ISSN
1520-0477
D.O.I.
10.1175/1520-0477-75.3.451
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Aerosol-Cloud-Climate Interactions. International describes the structure and problems of current large- scale models. The last chapter, "Stratospheric Aero- Geophysics Series, Volume 54. Peter V. Hobbs, Ed. sols and Clouds" by M. P. McCormick, P.-H. Wang, 1993. 222 pp. $65.00. Hardbound. Academic Press. and L. R. Poole, summarizes recent advances in our ISBN 0-12-350725-1. understanding of stratospheric aerosols with an em- phasis on satellite observations. In the era of heightened awareness for the future of the spaceship Earth—in terms of its climate under the The overall emphasis of the reviews given in this influence and possibly the management of mankind, book is on field observations, including satellite re- to be precise—this book presents an extensive review mote sensing. A field observation is mostly the snap- of the current research on aerosol-cloud-climate shot of a time-dependent phenomenon, and it does interactions. Such a review has long been awaited and not provide sufficient information for the temporal is timely, particularly from the viewpoint that the widely variation in its chain of cause-and-effect relationship. publicized greenhouse effect due to rapidly increasing Obviously, to fill this gap, more input will be needed anthropogenic gases, carbon dioxide in particular, from laboratory studies in the future

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Bulletin of the American Meteorological SocietyAmerican Meteorological Society

Published: Mar 1, 1994

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