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Unformatted text preview: Describe how (and based on what variables) the atmosphere impacts the amount of longwave radiation that reaches the surface (in both clear/cloudy skies) Describe what factors at the surface will contribute to variability in incoming shortwave radiation at a point (in addition to the basic EarthSun geometry effects that determine TOA fluxes) Define net radiation at the land surface and its components Use the empirical Idso formula to estimate atmospheric emissivity List the necessary inputs (measured/estimated quantities) needed to compute net radiation Compute incoming solar radiation at the land surface Compute incoming/outgoing longwave radiation at the land surface Compute net radiation at the land surface...
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 Fall '10
 Margoolis

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