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The reader can be stunned to profit that the notice "aeronomy" isn't really present in a few of the normal dictionaries of the English language (for examination­ ple. Webster's overseas dictionary). but the time period would seem to exist, as evidenced through the affiliations of the 2 authors of this quantity (Institut d'Aeronomie, Brussels, Belgium; Aeronomy Laboratory, nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric management, Boulder, CO, USA). probably a part of this obscu­ rity arises simply because aeronomy is a comparatively new and evolving box of recreation, with a historical past relationship again no farther than approximately 1940. The Chambers dic­ tionary of technology and expertise offers the subsequent definition: "aeronomy (Meteor. ). The department of technology facing the ambience of the Earth and the opposite planets with regards to their chemical com­ place, actual houses, relative motion,

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By Guy P. Brasseur, Susan Solomon

The reader can be stunned to profit that the notice "aeronomy" isn't really present in a few of the normal dictionaries of the English language (for examination­ ple. Webster's overseas dictionary). but the time period would seem to exist, as evidenced through the affiliations of the 2 authors of this quantity (Institut d'Aeronomie, Brussels, Belgium; Aeronomy Laboratory, nationwide Oceanic and Atmospheric management, Boulder, CO, USA). probably a part of this obscu­ rity arises simply because aeronomy is a comparatively new and evolving box of recreation, with a historical past relationship again no farther than approximately 1940. The Chambers dic­ tionary of technology and expertise offers the subsequent definition: "aeronomy (Meteor. ). The department of technology facing the ambience of the Earth and the opposite planets with regards to their chemical com­ place, actual houses, relative motion,

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P the latitude in the northerly direction z the altitude also r = a + z is the distance from the center of the Earth (a is the Earth's radius). /dt is the zonal component of v measured towards the East. v = r d¢jdt is the meridional component of v measured towards the North. w = dz/dt is the vertical component of v These components of motion are the scalar products of v with the unit vectors (see Fig. 8). l1c) Structure and Dynamics 44 In the spherical coordinate system, the components oC the acceleration v because the derivatives oC the Cartesian unit vectors i, j, and k must be considered.

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