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new publications Unsaturated Flow in Hydrologic Modeling: Theory models. Sections include "Overview of Equations and Practice (H.J. Morel-Seytoux, ed., 1989, 531 and Models," "Applications of Models to Five Scen- pp., $129.00, D. Reidel). This conference proceeding arios," and "Appendix: Examples of Output from from the NATO Advance Research Workshop (ARW) Computer Models." A list of nomenclature is also on Unsaturated Flow in Hydrologic Modeling, held included. 13-17 June 1988, contains 21 papers in several areas. Parts of the volume include "Perspective and Fundamentals of Unsaturated Flow," "Components World Climatic Systems {J.G. Lockwood, 1985, 292 in the Description of Unsaturated Flow," "Parameters pp., $24.95, paperbound, Routledge, Chapman & Estimation and Numerical Techniques," "Treatment Hall). This book provides second and third year of Unsaturated Zone in Hydrologic Models," and students in geography, environmental science, and "Miscellaneous." A subject index and a general list related subjects such as agriculture, with a broad of symbols is included. picture of the major climatic processes. It also forms a background text for postgraduate students in the Vapor Cloud Source Dispersion Models (S.R. Hanna climatological sciences. Chapters include "The gen- and D. Strimaitis, 1989, 122 pp., hardcover, Amer- eral atmospheric circulation," "Oceanic Subsys- ican Institute of Chemical Engineers). The purpose of tems," "Glacial Subsystems," "Arid Subsystems," this book is to step through the calculations one might "Grassland and Vegetated Subsystems," "Forest Sub- typically make for five specific release scenarios, systems," "Climate and Energy," and "Climate and using publicly available formulas and computer Food." An index is also included. • news and notes tematic collection and distribution of data on the Japan Meteorological Agency greenhouse gas concentrations from all observing Designated as World Meteorological Organization World Data Centre for stations have not been undertaken until now, how- Greenhouse Gases ever. The growing importance of these data for research and policy development on climate change The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) was desig- now requires a much more formal approach. nated as the World Meteorological Organization Member countries of the WM O provide authorita- (WMO) World Data Centre for Greenhouse Gases at tive scientific information and advice on the world's a ceremony in Tokyo on 8 September 1989. atmosphere and climate. Several countries operate Representatives of the WM O and the Foreign Min- World Data Centres like Japan's World Data Centre istry of Japan signed an exchange of letters for the for Greenhouse Gases. Other types of atmospheric center that will collect data from all parts of the world and hydrologic data acquired in member countries on the concentration of greenhouse gases in the includes information on the ozone layer (Canada), atmosphere, particularly carbon dioxide (C0 ), chemistry of precipitation and atmospheric turbidity methane (CH ), chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), and ni- (United States), radiation data (USSR), and river flow trous oxide (N 0). These gases affect the radiation (Federal Republic of Germany). balance of earth's atmosphere and are predicted to bring about a major climate warming over the globe The new center will gradually develop over the by the middle of the next century. The concentrations next few months for opening during 1990. of these gases have been rapidly increasing in the past few decades due to human activities that include burning fossil fuels. New Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research These atmospheric trace gases are measured at a Established number of observation stations around the world in the Background Air Pollution Monitoring component The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra- of WMO's Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW). Sys- tion (NOAA) and the University of Michigan have 1584 Vol. 70 , No . 12, December 1989 http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Unsaturated Flow in Hydrologic Modeling: Theory models. Sections include "Overview of Equations and Practice (H.J. Morel-Seytoux, ed., 1989, 531 and Models," "Applications of Models to Five Scen- pp., $129.00, D. Reidel). This conference proceeding arios," and "Appendix: Examples of Output from from the NATO Advance Research Workshop (ARW) Computer Models." A list of nomenclature is also on Unsaturated Flow in Hydrologic Modeling, held included. 13-17 June 1988, contains 21 papers in several areas. Parts of the volume include "Perspective and Fundamentals of Unsaturated Flow," "Components World Climatic Systems {J.G. Lockwood, 1985, 292 in the Description of Unsaturated Flow," "Parameters pp., $24.95, paperbound, Routledge, Chapman & Estimation and Numerical Techniques," "Treatment Hall). This book provides second and third year of Unsaturated Zone in Hydrologic Models," and students in geography, environmental science, and "Miscellaneous." A subject index and a general list related subjects such as agriculture, with a broad of symbols is included. picture of the major climatic processes. It also forms a background text for postgraduate students in the Vapor Cloud Source Dispersion Models (S.R. Hanna climatological sciences. Chapters include "The gen- and D. Strimaitis, 1989, 122 pp., hardcover, Amer- eral atmospheric circulation," "Oceanic Subsys- ican Institute of Chemical Engineers). The purpose of tems," "Glacial Subsystems," "Arid Subsystems," this book is to step through the calculations one might "Grassland and Vegetated Subsystems," "Forest Sub- typically make for five specific release scenarios, systems," "Climate and Energy," and "Climate and using publicly available formulas and computer Food." An index is also included. • news and notes tematic collection and distribution of data on the Japan Meteorological Agency greenhouse gas concentrations from all observing Designated as World Meteorological Organization World Data Centre for stations have not been undertaken until now, how- Greenhouse Gases ever. The growing importance of these data for research and policy development on climate change The Japan Meteorological Agency (JMA) was desig- now requires a much more formal approach. nated as the World Meteorological Organization Member countries of the WM O provide authorita- (WMO) World Data Centre for Greenhouse Gases at tive scientific information and advice on the world's a ceremony in Tokyo on 8 September 1989. atmosphere and climate. Several countries operate Representatives of the WM O and the Foreign Min- World Data Centres like Japan's World Data Centre istry of Japan signed an exchange of letters for the for Greenhouse Gases. Other types of atmospheric center that will collect data from all parts of the world and hydrologic data acquired in member countries on the concentration of greenhouse gases in the includes information on the ozone layer (Canada), atmosphere, particularly carbon dioxide (C0 ), chemistry of precipitation and atmospheric turbidity methane (CH ), chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs), and ni- (United States), radiation data (USSR), and river flow trous oxide (N 0). These gases affect the radiation (Federal Republic of Germany). balance of earth's atmosphere and are predicted to bring about a major climate warming over the globe The new center will gradually develop over the by the middle of the next century. The concentrations next few months for opening during 1990. of these gases have been rapidly increasing in the past few decades due to human activities that include burning fossil fuels. New Cooperative Institute for Limnology and Ecosystem Research These atmospheric trace gases are measured at a Established number of observation stations around the world in the Background Air Pollution Monitoring component The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administra- of WMO's Global Atmosphere Watch (GAW). Sys- tion (NOAA) and the University of Michigan have 1584 Vol. 70 , No . 12, December 1989

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