Conceptual Boundary Layer Meteorology,
Edition 1 The Air Near Here
Edited by April L. Hiscox

Publication Date: 01 Sep 2022
Conceptual Boundary Layer Meteorology: The Air Near Here explains essential boundary layer concepts in a way that is accessible to a wide number of people studying and working in the environmental sciences. It begins with chapters designed to present the language of the boundary layer and the key concepts of mass, momentum exchanges, and the role of turbulence. The book then moves to focusing on specific environments, uses, and problems facing science with respect to the boundary layer.

Key Features

  • Uses authentic examples to give readers the ability to utilize real world data
  • Covers boundary layer meteorology without requiring knowledge of advanced mathematics
  • Provides a set of tools that can be used by the reader to better understand land-air interactions
  • Provides specific applications for a wide spectrum of environmental systems
About the author
Edited by April L. Hiscox, Associate Professor of Geography, University of South Carolina, Columbia, South Carolina, USA
Book details
ISBN: 9780128170922
Page Count: 314
Illustrations : 140 illustrations (70 in full color)
Retail Price : £97.99

9780444635242; 9780120593545; 9780080556093


Advanced undergraduates, graduate students or practitioners in environmental science, ecology, environmental management, air pollution, and environmental compliance who need an understanding of the physics of air flows without possessing a background in Calculus IV or Differential Equations