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On the question of carbon dioxide heat radiation in the atmosphere

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The new, more reliable data on transmisson function of the atmosphere in the region of 12–18 μ carbon dioxide absorption band are obtained. The radiation chart for calculations of atmospheric heat radiation is built on the base of this data. The dependence of atmospheric heat radiation on CO2 and H2O contents and also on temperature vertical distribution is investigated with the help of the radiation chart. It is shown, that the heat radiation of the atmosphere almost doesn't depend on variations of carbon dioxide content in the atmosphere. The income of atmospheric heat radiation in the region of spectra from 12 to 18 μ in integrated atmospheric radiation is determined.


Получены новые, более надежные данные по функции процускания атмосферы в области полосы поглощения углекислого газа 12–18μ. На основе этих данных построена номограмма для расчета противоизлучения атмосферы. Путем расчетов по номочрамме изучена изменчивость противоизлучения в зависимости от содержания углекислого газа и водяного пара, а также вертикальното распределения температуры. Показано, что коелбания содержания углекислого газа в атмосфере лишь в огень слабой степени отражаются на величине противоизлучения атмосферы. Определен вклад противоизлучения атмосферы в области 12–18μ винтегральное противоизлучение.

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Kondratiev, K.Y., Niilisk, H.I. On the question of carbon dioxide heat radiation in the atmosphere. Geofisica Pura e Applicata 46, 216–230 (1960).

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