Astrophysics (index)

Radiative Forcing

(RF)
(difference between a planet's incoming and outgoing radiation)

Radiative Forcing (RF) is the difference in a planet's incoming and outgoing radiation per square unit. It is affected by the planet's Albedo, the Greenhouse effects of its Atmosphere and the planet's Black-Body Radiation.


(climate,atmosphere)
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Radiative_forcing

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