Clouds in the Perturbed Climate System

Their Relationship to Energy Balance, Atmospheric Dynamics, and Precipitation

Edited by

Jost Heintzenberg and Robert J. Charlson

Program Advisory Committee: Jean-Louis Brenguier, Robert J. Charlson, Jim Haywood, Jost Heintzenberg, Teruyuki Nakajima, and Bjorn Stevens

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Library Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data

Ernst Strungmann Forum (2008 : Frankfurt, Germany) Clouds in the perturbed climate system : their relationship to energy balance, atmospheric dynamics, and precipitation / edited by Jost Heintzenberg and Robert J. Charlson.

p. cm. — (Strungmann Forum reports) Forum held March 2-7, 2008 in Frankfurt, Germany. Includes bibliographical references and indexes. ISBN 978-0-262-01287-4 (hardcover : alk. paper) 1. Cloud physics—Congresses. 2. Clouds—Dynamics—Congresses. 3. Climatic changes—Congresses. I. Heintzenberg, J. (Jost) II. Charlson, Robert. J. III. Title. QC921.48.E76 2009 551.57'6—dc22

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