Accession Number:

AD0636918

Title:

THE BUDGET OF THE ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION ENERGY. OVER EASTERN ASIA. 1. THE BUDGET OF SOLAR RADIATION ENERGY OF THE EARTH AND THE ATMOSPHERE.

Descriptive Note:

Revised ed., research translation.

Corporate Author:

EMMANUEL COLL BOSTON MASS ORIENTAL SCIENCE LIBRARY

Report Date:

1964-01-01

Pagination or Media Count:

38.0

Abstract:

This paper which is the first part of a study on the budget of the atmospheric radiation energy over eastern Asia discusses the following three problems a From the experimental data of the absorption spectra of water vapor presented by Howard, Burch and Williams 1, a formula suitable for the manual computation of the absorption of solar radiation is obtained and compared with the Mugge-Moller formula. b The absorption energy of solar radiation and the heating rate for January and July from the surface to 100 mb for 39 stations over eastern Asia are computed. By incorporating a correction for cloud cover, a further attempt is made to evaluate the atmospheric absorption of radiation reflected by the earths surface and the distribution of absorption energy in the entire troposphere. c The distribution of planetary albedo over China and the budget of solar radiation energy of the earth-atmosphere system are discussed in terms of surface total radiation and albedo data for China during the years 1958-60 and the computed atmospheric absorption energy. Author

Subject Categories:

  • Meteorology

Distribution Statement:

APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE