es 10 atmospheric and oceanic circulation jan 28

es 10 atmospheric and oceanic circulation jan 28 -...

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es 10 atmospheric and oceanic circulation 17:12 Convection (sensible and latent heat fluxes) Transfers energy from the surgace to the atmosphere. Sensible heat is direct  heating Energy balance If we have 100 units of sun 20 is absorbed by the atmosphere 30 is reflected by the atmosphere and 50 is absorbed  also remember that 60 units of heat are emitted by the Earth and are  absorbed by the greenhouse gases. Now when it is absorbed by the ghg some of this goes towards to space and some is reflected by the earth. The  reason why we get numbers such as 114 and 90 are because this cycle keeps  repeating.  o Remember that the earth is 300K and 114% is ultimately emitted from the  Earth surface**check on this figure… The ultimate source is obvious the sun because its necessary to get the  original amount of 100 units from the sun Atmospheric and oceanic circulation
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2011 for the course PSYC 132 taught by Professor Phillip during the Spring '11 term at Arkansas.

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