Cloud Reflection Effects in Pyrheliometer Records

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“Inordinately” high values of solar radiation, noted at a high altitude desert station, were found to be caused by reflection from lower surfaces of clouds. Descriptions of these reflective phenomena, with explanatory diagrams and illustrative curves, are here presented.

* Published by permission of the Chief, Chemical Warfare Service.

“Inordinately” high values of solar radiation, noted at a high altitude desert station, were found to be caused by reflection from lower surfaces of clouds. Descriptions of these reflective phenomena, with explanatory diagrams and illustrative curves, are here presented.

* Published by permission of the Chief, Chemical Warfare Service.

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