Atlas of the earth"s radiation budget as measured by Nimbus-7 May 1979 to May 1980

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Published by National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Program, National Technical Information Service, distributor] in Washington, D.C, [Springfield, Va .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Nimbus (Artificial satellite),
  • Energy budget (Geophysics) -- Atlases.,
  • Climatology.,
  • Albedo.,
  • Terrestrial radiation.

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Book details

StatementH. Lee Kyle, Richard R. Hucek and Brenda J. Vallette.
SeriesNASA reference publication -- 1263.
ContributionsHucek, Richard R., Vallette, Brenda J., United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Scientific and Technical Information Program., National Space Science Data Center. Space Data and Computing Division.
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiii, 133, [1] p.
Number of Pages133
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17681736M

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Author: Publisher: ISBN: Category: Earth. Page: View: Albedo by H. Lee Kyle. Atlas of the Earth's Radiation Budget as. Abstract. This atlas describes the seasonal changes in the Earth's radiation budget for the month period, May to May It helps to illustrate the strong feedback mechanisms by which the Earth's climate interacts with the top-of-the-atmosphere insolation to modify the energy that various regions absorb from the Sun.

Cloud type and cloud amount, which are linked to the surface. Get this from a library. El Niño and outgoing longwave radiation: an atlas of Nimbus-7 Earth Radiation Budget observations.

[H Lee Kyle;]. Atlas of albedo and absorbed solar radiation derived from Nimbus 7 earth radiation budget data set, November to October Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Center. Atlas of albedo and absorbed solar radiation derived from Nimbus 7 earth radiation budget data set, November to October [Washington, DC]: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Office of Management, Scientific and Technical Information Division ; [Springfield, Va.]: [For sale by the National Technical Information Service], Atlas of the Earth's Radiation Budget as Measured by Nimbus May to May H.

Lee Kyle Goddard Space Flight Center Greenbelt, Maryland Richard R. Hucek and Brenda J. Vallette Research and Data Systems Corporation Greenbelt, Maryland.

The atlas herein of albedo and ASR together with the OLR at-lases define the two radiation streams whose balance governs the Earth's climate. A study of the climate of Earth by definition requires a long-term data set.

This paper includes 7 years of albedo and ASR maps and provides a resource for researchers studying the radiation budget of the. Derived From Nimbus 7 Earth Radiation Budget Data Set--November to October T. Dale Bess measure upwelling radiation in the narrow spectral regions ( to #m in the visible region and The Nimbus 7 results from this atlas and the year data set already published give.

Atlas of Albedo Atlas of the earths radiation budget as measured by Nimbus-7 book Absorbed Solar Radiation Derived From Nimbus 7 Earth Radiation Budget Data Set--November to October G. Louis Smith, David Rutan, and T. Dale Bess (NASA-_P-I28I) ATLAS OF ALgeDO ANO ABSORBE9 SOLAR RADIATION DERIVED FROM NIM6US 7 EARTH RADIATION BUDGET OATA SET, NOVEMSER TO OCTOBER (NASA) 57 p Ne8.

Earth's Annual Global Mean Energy Budget (K & T, ) including the elements of the atmospheric recycling process. Key Energy Budget Metrics (K & T, ).

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Nimbus Over twelve years of solar total irradiance measurements. Proceedings of the Workshop on the Solar Electromagnetic Radiation Study for Solar Cycle 22 R.F. Donnelly, ed.), Boulder, CO, June 4. The Earth Radiation Budget (ERB) experiment on the Nimbus-7 satellite measured the total solar irradiance plus broadband spectral components on a nearly daily basis from 16 Nov.

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The Earth’s energy budget is explained in this chapter and the fact that Earth retains more of the electromagnetic radiation incident upon it from the Sun than it radiates back to space.

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TSI monitoring using electrical substitution radiometers (ESRs) from the vantage point of space began with the launch of the Nimbus 7 satellite in November This was soon followed by an Active Cavity Radiometer Irradiance Monitor (ACRIM) instrument on the Solar Maximum Mission and by the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE).

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Earth is the third planet from the Sun and the only astronomical object known to harbor ing to radiometric dating estimation and other evidence, Earth formed over billion years ago. Earth's gravity interacts with other objects in space, especially the Sun and the Moon, which is Earth's only natural orbits around the Sun in solar days, a period known as an.

The "missing baryon problem" plagued scientists for over 20 years. But a new celestial phenomenon and cutting-edge telescopes helped them find it earlier this year. After the ERB (Earth Radiation Budget) sensor on Nimbus-7 (launch Oct.

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Heat. distributions. The present atlas of albedo and ASR, the Nimbus 7 ERB results of Smith, Rutan, and Bess (), and the earlier OLR atlases define for a decade the two radiation streams whose balance governs the Earth's climate. In addition, the Earth Radiation Budget Experi-ment (ERBE) has instruments on the Earth Radia.

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The official WMO WIGOS database for earth observation Satellites, Instruments and space-based capabilities, including detailed information on observational user requirements. A tool for for global gap analysis and global observation system planning. The net imbalance in annual mean net radiation was initially – W m −2, and after the first adjustment to OLR, this was corrected for by applying a decrease in the albedo uniformly such that the month running mean radiation budget balances.

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