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An Introduction to Environmental Biophysics

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi
  2. Introduction

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 1-13
  3. Temperature

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 15-36
  4. Water Vapor and Other Gases

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 37-51
  5. Liquid Water in Organisms and their Environment

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 53-61
  6. Wind

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 63-75
  7. Heat and Mass Transport

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 77-85
  8. Conductances for Heat and Mass Transfer

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 87-111
  9. Heat Flow in the Soil

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 113-128
  10. Water Flow in Soil

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 129-145
  11. Radiation Basics

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 147-165
  12. Radiation Fluxes in Natural Environments

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 167-184
  13. Animals and their Environment

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 185-207
  14. Humans and their Environment

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 209-222
  15. Plants and Plant Communities

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 223-246
  16. The Light Environment of Plant Canopies

    • Gaylon S. Campbell, John M. Norman
    Pages 247-278
  17. Back Matter

    Pages 279-286

Keywords

  • biology
  • biophysics
  • environment
  • liquid water
  • temperature
  • transport
  • wind

Reviews

Reviews of the first edition:
"an interesting summary of many interesting ideas in environmental physics and biology" American Scientsist
"well organized ... recommended as an introductory text for undergraduates" AAAS Science Books and Films
"well written and illustrated" Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society

Authors and Affiliations

  • Decagon Devices, Inc., Pullman, USA

    Gaylon S. Campbell

  • College of Agricultural and Life Sciences Soils, University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

    John M. Norman

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