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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

    It is only when the Earth’s surface temperature is higher than the temperature of gases at the bottom of the atmosphere that heat flows from the surface to the atmosphere. This happens when the surface is warmed by sunlight. At night, as thermal radiation from the surface cools the surface, it is kept from cooling very much because the air. Solar radiation data is important for a wide range of applications, e.g. in engineering, agriculture, health sector, and in many fields of the natural sciences.

    Note that the values for average solar insolation (the term scientists use for the solar EM energy delivered to an area) reaching Earth that have been discussed so far are at the top of the atmosphere. As you can imagine, as sunlight passes through our atmosphere, some of it is scattered and absorbed, reducing the amount that actually reaches the ground. The sun emits electromagnetic radiation at many other wavelengths as well. Different types of radiation (such as radio, ultraviolet, X-rays, and gamma rays) originate from different parts of the sun. Scientists use special instruments to detect this radiation and study different parts of the solar atmosphere.

    Sep 12,  · G 4. Solar and Terrestrial Radiation 2 cinemavog-legrauduroi.com 9/12/03 2. Electromagnetic Radiation • radiation waves exhibit characteristics of both electric fields and magnetic fields (from A&B, Figure a) • Electromagnetic radiation moves at “speed of light” • radiation spreads in all directions and moves in straight lines. Jan 21,  · Atmosphere characteristics. Description. the two principle absorbers of radiation emitted by earth's surface are carbon dioxide and? Definition. Water vapor: Term. How much of earths atmosphere is located below about kilometers? Definition. Half of the atmosphere. Term.


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Radiation characteristics of the atmosphere and the earth's surface. Washington, Published for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, by Amerind Pub. Co., New Delhi; [available from the U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Va.] Note: Citations are based on reference standards.

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The energy entering, reflected, absorbed, and emitted by the Earth system are the components of the Earth's radiation budget. Based on the physics principle of conservation of energy, this radiation budget represents the accounting of the balance between incoming radiation, which is almost entirely solar radiation, and outgoing radiation, which is partly reflected solar radiation and partly.

The atmosphere of Earth is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, that surrounds the planet Earth and is retained by Earth's cinemavog-legrauduroi.com atmosphere of 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.

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Ed Kondrat'Ev. region at the top of the atmosphere, outer boundary of earths energy system and provides a useful point at which to asses arriving solar radiation before it is diminished by scattering and absorption in passage through the atmosphere.

Start studying Geography UNIT 5. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. The amount of incoming solar radiation that reaches the earths surface is called.

Geography UNIT 2 13 Terms. KaitlynOvalle. Geography UNIT 3 13 Terms. KaitlynOvalle. Full text of "Radiation characteristics of the atmosphere and the earth's surface" See other formats.

Mar 02,  · • The Earth’s Atmosphere: Atmospheric Layers • Earth’s atmosphere is made up of layers that have distinct characteristics. These layers are the troposphere, the stratosphere, the mesosphere, and the thermosphere. Let’s find out where these layers are located in relation to the Earth’s surface and how they are affected by temperature.

Solar Radiation and the Atmosphere • Solar radiation occurs in a range of wavelengths represented by the electromagnetic spectrum. • Incoming short- and intermediate-wavelength radiation may be absorbed by gases in the atmosphere, reflected back into space from the atmosphere or Earth's surface, or absorbed by Earth's surface.

Dec 30,  · Which book do you think is the best for people of all ages. Solar radiation that the earths surface receives is what heats the earths atmosphere. The. received outside the Earth’s atmosphere on a surface RADIATION(SOLAR) a specified period of time for a given locality. It RadiationintheEarth–Atmosphere System Solar radiation entering the Earth’s atmosphere is absorbed and scattered by atmospheric gases, aero.

Energy Interactions with Atmosphere and Earth Surface Summary Electro-magnetic radiation (EMR) or energy interactions with atmosphere and with the earth surface play a vital role in Remote sensing.

Energy interactions with the atmosphere dictates the spectral regions through which only we. Oct 13,  · Earth is the only planet in the solar system with an atmosphere that can sustain life.

The blanket of gases not only contains the air that we breathe but also protects us from the blasts of heat. Jan 24,  · Imagine a hot body. Hot body means any object which get heated up by either internal or external mechanism. For Ex, in case of Sun, the sun is hot due to the internal mechanism (called Fusion reaction) while in the case of earth, it absorbs heat.

The results show that within the spectrum region from to μm, the total energy quality factor (i.e., the exergy-to-energy ratio) of extraterrestrial solar radiation is aboutand. The infrared radiation emitted by animals that is detectable with an infrared camera, and the cosmic microwave background radiation, are all examples of thermal radiation.

If a radiation object meets the physical characteristics of a black body in thermodynamic equilibrium, the. Feb 24,  · That gets absorbed to varying degrees by the surface. The surface responds to this absorption by warming and emitting longwave radiation, which we sense as heat.

The gases of our atmosphere, particularly water vapor, absorb little shortwave radiation, but are much better at absorbing longwave radiation. Feb 06,  · The combination of the direct radiation from the Sun and this new, surface radiation, heat the lower troposphere (the lowest level of the atmosphere, where we live) into pleasant conditions.

All of these three states of matter, warmed by solar radiation, is what keeps Earth habitable. Net Radiation. Net radiation is a particularly useful term because, under most conditions, it represents the total amount of energy available to the land surface for partitioning into nonradiative processes (mass heating, evapotranspiration, biological synthesis, etc.

Ionizing Radiation in Earth’s Atmosphere and in Space Near Earth DOT/FAA/AM/9 source of ionizing radiation in the atmosphere and in space. In space another constant source of ionizing The report can be used as a source book for instruction on ionizing radiation exposure of air and space travelers.

Key Words May 14,  · The Atmosphere burns up most meteors before they can strike the ground. The Atmosphere shields the earth from much of the ionizing radiation in space (e.g. UV, x-rays, gamma rays, primary cosmic.Stratospheric ozone depletion due to human activities has resulted in an increase of ultraviolet radiation on the Earth's surface.

The article describes some effects on human health, aquatic ecosystems, agricultural plants and other living things, and explains how much ultraviolet radiation we are currently getting and how we measure cinemavog-legrauduroi.com by: 3.