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Published: 01 June 2017

144 Pages | 31 black and white images

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780198722038

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The Atmosphere: A Very Short Introduction

Paul Palmer

Very Short Introductions

  • Describes the physical and chemical characteristics of different layers of the atmosphere, and discusses their importance for life on earth
  • Introduces the science associated with the atmosphere and indicates how it is connected to issues of climate change
  • Considers the future for our atmosphere, and discusses the biggest remaining uncertainties for scientists
  • Part of the Very Short Introductions series - millions of copies sold worldwide