CIV300 Test 1 Solutions to Post -Fall 2013(2)

What is meant by the term atmospheric window describe

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Unformatted text preview: 4. What is the density of sea water with a salinity of 25g/kg? Assume density of fresh water of -3 1,000 kgm . (a) 1,000 kgm ANS: D -3 (b) 980 kgm -3 -3 -3 (c) 975 kgm (d) 1,020 kgm (e) 1,025 kgm -3 CIV300 Terrestrial Energy Systems, Fall 2013 Test 1 Question Sheet 3 PART B 1. What is meant by the term ‘atmospheric window? Describe two other methods by which energy is lost by the Earth back to space. (3 marks) The atmospheric window describes the narrow band of electromagnetic radiation frequencies emitted from the surface of the earth (i.e. infrared heat) that are able to escape out to space without being absorbed...
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