Studies of the Solar and Terrestrial Radiation Fluxes Over Arctic Pack Ice
Final technical rept. no. 3, 1 Jun 1971-31 Dec 1972
ALASKA UNIV FAIRBANKS GEOPHYSICAL INST
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The report describes some measurements carried out during 1972 AIDJEX that have not been accounted for in earlier reports under this contract. Determinations of the turbidity coefficient gave a mean value of 0-078, indicating that the dust scattering is considerable in the Arctic atmosphere. Incoming and outgoing short-wave and long-wave radiation fluxes were monitored by 4 Eppley precision pyranometers. The variations of these fluxes and of the radiation balance are discussed, especially in relation to the cloud conditions.
- Atmospheric Physics