The second edition of this book has now appeared.
Please see for details.


A list of errata may be downloaded in PDF form or viewed in HTML form. The PDF form has better formatting, but the HTML form is fine for browsing.

1st printing:PDF (updated August 22, 2011)
2nd and 5th printings: PDF (updated August 22, 2011)
6th and later printings: PDF (updated August 22, 2011)

If you find any new errata it would be appreciated if you could report it to the author .

Acknowledgements: The author Geoffrey K. Vallis is grateful to all the readers who have sent in comments and he would particularly like to acknowledge Roger Berlind for his exceptionally close reading of the book.