terrestrial radiation


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terrestrial radiation

n.
Long-wave electromagnetic radiation originating from Earth and its atmosphere.
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It impacts the climate system directly by interacting with solar and terrestrial radiation, and indirectly impacts clouds, surface albedo, and biogeochemical cycles.
This model estimates total dose rates for each cell of a 2 km x 2 km grid as the sum of three separately estimated components: the directly ionizing component of cosmic radiation, natural terrestrial gamma radiation, and artificial terrestrial radiation.
Autran and Munteanu address the problem of soft errors in digital integrated circuits subjected to the natural terrestrial radiation environment, characterizing it as one of the most important primary limits for modern digital electronic reliability.
The total annual effective dose equivalents (outdoor + indoor) from terrestrial radiation was found to be 0.
At night, with terrestrial radiation at its maximum and zero solar radiation, the high pressure system quickly dominates conditions on the surface.
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