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Unformatted text preview: radiation Atmospheric influences on Insolation-Radiant energy is absorbed, reflected, transmitted, or scattered Reflection-Redirection of energy – does not increase heat-Albedo – fraction of reflected energy Scattering-Scattered energy diffuses radiation which reduces intensity. The type is determined by the size of scattering agents.\ Rayleigh Scattering-Scattering agents are smaller than wavelengths...
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course GEOG 1112 taught by Professor Frye during the Fall '08 term at University of Georgia Athens.
- Fall '08