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FROM THE PUBLISHERAerosol and clouds play very important roles in picking out the earth's weather, in ways in which we're merely starting to understand. at the side of molecular scattering from gases, aerosol and clouds be sure partially what fraction of sun radiation reaches the earth's floor, and what fraction of the longwave radiation from the earth escapes to house. This ebook offers an outline of the newest study on atmospheric aerosol and clouds and their results on international weather. matters reviewed comprise the direct and oblique results of aerosol on weather, the radiative homes of clouds and their results at the Earth's radiation stability, the incorporation of cloud results in numerical climate prediction versions, and stratospheric aerosol and clouds.

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