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ess 5 chapter 3 - Radiation Ess 4/8/2008 Solar heating =...

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Radiation Ess 4/8/2008 Solar heating = cooling due to terrestrial cooling Solar Flux Density Reaching Earth S = L / (4 p d2) Green house gas will be on midterm 4/10/08 Factors Determine Planet Temp o Venus receives 20% of radiation o Earth receives .3% of radiation o Mars receives .22% of radiation Temperature is determined from distance The closer you are the hotter it is Distance + albedo + greenhouse = real temperature Greenhouse effect on Venus o Temp is high o Water vapor is in Venus’s atmosphere o Greenhouse effect is very large o “run away” green house on Venus o Hydrogen escapes to space and oxygen reacts to carbon to make carbon dioxide o No liquid water on Venus Greenhouse effect on mars o No large internal heat o Little greenhouse effect o Very cold on mars The atmosphere absorbs some wavelength of radiation and is transparent to others greenhouse effect Atmosphere rejects short wave length but keeps longer wavelength, contributing to greenhouse
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course EARTHSS 5 taught by Professor Yu during the Spring '08 term at UC Irvine.

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ess 5 chapter 3 - Radiation Ess 4/8/2008 Solar heating =...

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