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Radiation characteristics of the atmosphere and the earth"s surface

Radiation characteristics of the atmosphere and the earth"s surface

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Published by Amerind in New Delhi, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Solar radiation.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by K. Ya. Kondrat"ev.
    ContributionsKondrat"ev, K. Ya.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 580 p. :
    Number of Pages580
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21856048M

    A simple calculation will show that the glass receiver cover mentioned previously will pass In contrast, carbon dioxide is about 10 percent of the effluent. The variation of these factors, especially that of water droplets i. As height increases, temperature decreases. The angles latitude and declination are described in Section 3. This deviation is especially strong up to several orders in magnitude when the emitter and absorber support surface polariton modes that can couple through the gap separating cold and hot objects.

    Bendt and Rabl present a complete summary of this effect, based on extensive measurements made at a number of sites by the Lawrence Berkeley Laboratories. It also describes the cosine effect without the complication of air mass and cloud cover. Thus, a surface that absorbs more red light thermally radiates more red light. How do pressure and density vary with altitude?

    Most meteoroids burn up as meteors before hitting a planet's surface. Titana moon of Saturn, and Tritona moon of Neptune, have atmospheres mainly of nitrogen. Layers of the Atmosphere The envelope of gas surrounding the Earth changes from the ground up. A more sophisticated framework involving electromagnetic theory must be used for smaller distances from the thermal source or surface near-field thermal radiation. A Big Blanket The atmosphere protects Earth like a big blanket of insulation. However, atmospheres are not uniform in temperature, so estimation of the atmospheric pressure at any particular altitude is more complex.


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