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Short-wave solar radiation in the earth"s atmosphere

calculation, oberservation, interpretation

by Irina N. MelК№nikova

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Published by Springer in Berlin, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar radiation -- Observations

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementIrina N. Melnikova, Alexander V. Vasilyev.
    GenreObservations.
    ContributionsVasilʹev, A. V.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC911.8 .M45 2005
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiv, 303 p. :
    Number of Pages303
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3313908M
    ISBN 103540214526
    LC Control Number2004103071
    OCLC/WorldCa56933058

    The trace gases include the noble gases argon, neon, helium, krypton and xenon, hydrogen and the greenhouse gases. Venus, on the other hand, has a very dense atmosphere that traps solar radiation; the average temperature on Venus is about F C. In this illustration, we see how three particles send light rays off into three different directions. Gases in the atmosphere can reflect or trap heat energy, much like what happens in a greenhouse for plants.

    In terms of visible colors, darker colors have a lower albedo, that is, they absorb more insolation, and lighter colors have a "high albedo," or higher rates of reflection. The earths atmosphere compared to mercury is much MUCH better in terms of protection The farther away from earth Its extremely thin atmosphere mostly consists of a small amount of helium and traces of sodium, potassium, and oxygen. The remaining 70 percent of incoming solar radiation is absorbed by the oceans, the land and the atmosphere. The ground begins to warm and slowly heats the atmosphere above it, meaning that the atmosphere is warmed from ground level upwards.

    No such problems were reported Tuesday. There are those that say that gases are not the cause of global warming, though that goes against the opinion of the global scientific community. To understand global warming, it's first necessary to become familiar with the greenhouse effect, though. Incoming solar radiation warms the car's interior, but outgoing thermal radiation is trapped inside the car's closed windows. The farther away from earth A budget that's out of balance can cause the temperature of the atmosphere to increase or decrease and eventually affect our climate.


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Short-wave solar radiation in the earth"s atmosphere by Irina N. MelК№nikova Download PDF Ebook

Only a tiny portion of this power actually reaches the surface.

Earth's Radiation Budget

Gases in the atmosphere can reflect or trap heat energy, much like what happens in a greenhouse for plants. Refraction can also occur when solar radiation enters the atmosphere. In turn, the warmed atmosphere emits longwave radiation, some of which radiates toward the Earth's surface, keeping our planet warm and generally comfortable.

Ever see a video of someone frying an egg on the pavement on a hot day? Fall in pressure with height. The reasons for this are illustrated in the following statements and diagrams: Distance from the Sun As shown in the diagram above, the orbit of the earth around the sun leads to variations in the amount of energy received.

Additionally, smooth surfaces have a higher albedo while rough surfaces reduce it.

What Is the Greenhouse Effect?

An important term to remember when studying solar radiation and reflection is albedo. Temperatures are extremely low and winds high. On Monday Short-wave solar radiation in the earths atmosphere book Tuesday, the proton radiation from the eruption reached strong levels, the most powerful since October This is when a portion of energy bounces directly back to space without being absorbed, refracted, transmitted, or scattered.

NOAA issued a warning for solar radiation storms, which can affect communications systems at high latitudes and satellite-based communications such as GPS. What is the composition of seawater? This cycle is called the Earth-Atmosphere energy balance. The earths atmosphere compared to mercury is much MUCH better in terms of protection Mesosphere: Above the stratopause, the atmosphere's third layer begins to gradually get colder as you get closer to the mesopause, located more than 50 miles 80 km above Earth's surface.

Short-wave solar radiation in the earths atmosphere book, Solar Radiation, and Humans Today, albedo is a major concern for humans worldwide. To do this, click here. These processes act on the radiation when it interacts with gases and suspended particles found in the atmosphere.

But pack yourself into a broom closet with them, and you'd soon be gasping for breath. Airlines are avoiding North Pole routes, which the American National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says are more exposed to the proton storm caused by solar activity on January The net effect is the gradual heating of Earth's atmosphere and surface, a process known as global warming.

The shortest waves discovered so far are the cosmic rays, while on the long-wave side the longest waves are the Hertzian or broadcasting waves. Source: NASA The Earth's Energy Budget The next two illustrations are plots of the so-called radiation budget that balances incoming with outgoing radiation, first in percents and then in power terms.

These type of gas molecules are called greenhouse gases," Michael Daley, an associate professor of Environmental Science at Lasell College told Live Science.

The diagram below shows the relationship of energy exchange between the Earth and the atmosphere: Not all energy emitted from the Sun reaches the Earth's surface, and there are variations in the amounts received at different locations across the globe.

The reason for showing the above two illustrations is just to call attention to the complexities involved in the physics of the atmosphere. This insolation is the energy input responsible for moving the various Earth-atmosphere systems like the energy balance described above but also weather events, oceanic currentsand other Earth cycles.

The boundary is marked by the stratopause. Earth enjoys these temperatures because of its atmosphere, which is the thin layer of gases that cloak and protect the planet. This invisible mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, argon, carbon dioxide, and water vapor protects the planet from harmful radiation Increasing concentrations of greenhouse gases such as carbon dioxide and methane increase the temperature of the lower atmosphere by restricting the outward passage of emitted radiation, resulting in "global warming," or, more broadly, global climate change.Short-wave radiation, in the wavelength range from to 3 μm, comes directly from the sun.

It includes both beam and diffuse components. Long-wave radiation, with wavelength 3 μm or longer, originates from the sources at near-ambient temperatures - atmosphere, earth surface, light collectors, other bodies. from the atmosphere and reflected solar radiation from a water surface.

Solar radiation

The parameters needed to compute the long-wave radiation are air temperature, air-vapor pressure, and the ratio of measured solar radiation to clear-sky solar radiation. The long-wave determination is based on Brunt's equation in whichCited by: The atmosphere of Earth is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, that surrounds the planet Earth and is retained by Earth's magicechomusic.com atmosphere Short-wave solar radiation in the earths atmosphere book Earth protects life on Earth by creating pressure allowing for liquid water to exist on the Earth's surface, absorbing ultraviolet solar radiation, warming the surface through heat retention (greenhouse effect), and reducing temperature.Pdf 7.

THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT. We examine in this chapter the role pdf by atmospheric gases in controlling the temperature of the Earth. The main source of heat to the Earth is solar energy, which is transmitted from the Sun to the Earth by radiation and is converted to heat at the Earth's surface.Jan 25,  · Airlines such as Delta have diverted flights across northern routes as Earth's atmosphere is hit by a powerful solar radiation storm.

America's space Author: Rob Waugh.Solar Radiation and how ebook Atmosphere is Heated As the temperature profile of the Earth shows, several factors contribute to the heating of the Earth's atmosphere.

To understand how the atmosphere is heated, we must first understand the nature of radiation. In .