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Earth's energy budget - Wikipedia

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... planet's energy budget, i.e., the balance of incoming and outgoing radiation. It is measured by satellites and shown in W/m<sup>2</sup>. Earth's energy budget accounts for th...

Radiative Balance and the Natural Greenhouse Effect - Annenberg ...

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When visible solar radiation reaches Earth, it may be absorbed by clouds, the atmosphere, or the planet's surface. Once absorbed it is transformed into heat ...

radiative balance - Wiktionary

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radiative balance (countable and uncountable, plural radiative balances). The relationship between the amount of energy reaching an object (or a portion of it) ...

Solar Radiation and the Earth's Energy Balance

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The cryosphere, or the ice component of the climate system, whether on land or at the ocean's surface, that plays a special role in the Earth radiation balance ...

Radiative Balance, Feedback, and Runaway Warming

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Feb 26, 2012 ... Skeptical Science has previously discussed the topic of feedbacks and why the existence of positive feedbacks (i.e., those feedbacks that ...

Radiative balance - Regents Earth Science

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Radiative balance: A condition in which the energy received by an object is exactly equal to the energy lost by that object and its temperature will remain ...

The Earth's Radiation Energy Balance - cimss

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The annual variation in net radiative energy follows that of the solar ... In the net radiation balance, the land surfaces receive more radiation than the oceans.

Radiation balance - Earth Online Media

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The radiation balance of the Earth system is an accounting of the incoming and outgoing components of radiation. These components are balanced over long ...

Radiation Balance | Article about Radiation Balance by The Free ...

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of the atmosphere and underlying surface, the net amount of radiant energy that is absorbed and radiated by the atmosphere and underlying surface. For the ...

Radiation Balance - SERC - Carleton College

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Radiation Balance in the Atmosphere. One of the many challenges in teaching students about climate change arises from the complexity in the climate system.