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The Upper Atmosphere

Author: S. K. Mitra
Price: $15.00
Publisher: Asiatic Society
Publisher Location: Calcutta
Book Condition: Good
Dust Jacket Condition: no jacket
Edition: Second edition
Pub Date: 1952
shelf wear to tips, corners and edges of book, previous owner's iinscriptions; no jacket. A remarkable detailed study begun in the 1930's. In addition to the appendix, bibliography and indexes the book includes the chapters: General Considerations; Atmosphere Oscillations - Tides in the High Atmosphere; Temperature and Density Distribution in the Upper Atmosphere - Anomalous Propagation of Sound and Meteoric Phenomena; The Ozonosphere; Oxygen and Nitrogen in the Upper Atmosphere; The Ionosphere; Electrical Currents in the Upper Atmosphere: Terrestrial Magnetic Variations; Aurora Polaris; Theories of Magnetic Storms and Auroras; Lights from the Night Sky; Temperature in Upper Atmosphere; Rocket Exploration in the Upper Atmosphere; Concluding Remark.s First printing of this edition, no others noted. Most items ship with free delivery confirmation, electronic tracking and jacket protectors (generally over $10.00) if applicable. Clean recycled packing material will be used when possible.