Part I. Principles: 1. Introduction; 2. Atmospheric transport and transport models; 3. Estimation; 4. Time series estimation; 5. Observations of atmospheric composition; 6. The sources and sinks; 7. Problem formulation; 8. Ill-conditioning; 9. Analysis of model error; 10. Green's functions and synthesis inversion; 11. Time-stepping inversions; 12. Non-linear inversion techniques; 13. Experimental design; Part II. Recent Applications: 14. Global carbon dioxide; 15. Global methane; 16. Halocarbons and other global-scale studies; 17. Regional inversions; 18. Constraining atmospheric transport; 19. Conclusions; References; Appendix A. Notation; Appendix B. Numerical data; Appendix C. Abbreviations and acronyms; Appendix D. Glossary; Appendix E. Data source acknowledgements; Problems.
Ian Enting is a senior principal research scientist at CSIRO Atmospheric Research, Aspendale, Victoria, Australia where he heads the greenhouse gas modelling team.