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Cloud/albedo effects on the radiation budget in the Arctic
Author(s): Elena N. Leontieva; Knut H. Stamnes
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Paper Abstract

Measurements of surface radiation fluxes and radiosonde sounding data under overcast cloud situations during spring-summer 1988 at Barrow (Alaska) are analyzed. These data were combined with calculations from simple radiation models to estimate the surface radiation budget as well as reflectance, transmittance, and absorptance of the earth-atmosphere system on an hourly basis. Warming/cooling rates of the whole atmosphere were computed. These parameters for clear sky conditions are also presented.

Paper Details

Date Published: 2 November 1993
PDF: 8 pages
Proc. SPIE 2049, Atmospheric Radiation, (2 November 1993); doi: 10.1117/12.163503
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Elena N. Leontieva, Univ. of Alaska (United States)
Knut H. Stamnes, Univ. of Alaska (United States)


Published in SPIE Proceedings Vol. 2049:
Atmospheric Radiation
Knut H. Stamnes, Editor(s)

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