solar radiation

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: radiation - radiation from the sunsolar radiation - radiation from the sun    
radiation - energy that is radiated or transmitted in the form of rays or waves or particles
insolation - incident solar radiation
solar flare, flare - a sudden eruption of intense high-energy radiation from the sun's surface; associated with sunspots and radio interference
solar prominence - large eruptions of luminous hydrogen gas that rise thousands of kilometers above the chromosphere
solar wind - a stream of protons moving radially from the sun
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The sun delivers energy to Earth's surface in the form of solar radiation, called surface solar radiation (SSR).
Ashghal on Monday completed the implementation of a pilot cool pavement project with an asphalt-cooled substance that has adverse effects on solar radiation. The asphalt cryogenic material was piloted on up to 200 metres of vehicle lanes on Abdullah Bin Jassim Street by Souq Waqif, and was also tested on 200 metres of pedestrian and bicycle paths in front of Katara.
Specialists in meteorological facilities measure solar radiation for the study of climate change that aids in weather forecasting, nevertheless the measurement of solar radiation is difficult, he added.
Indoor photochemical reaction associated with HONO has received far less attention because the intensity of solar radiation is smaller than outdoors.
Qeeri to launch 13 solar radiation monitoring stations.
According to Beer's law, the flux of solar radiation decreases exponentially as it enters a homogeneous environment.
In the past, the weather input data only considered basic weather factors such as solar radiation, humidity, and wind speed.
A solar air collector is a unit that captures the solar radiation by an absorbing medium and transforms it into thermal energy to heat the inlet ambient air.
ABSTRACT: The architectural trends of glazed facades have brought more daylighting and transparency into buildings, although with large glazed areas comes a large amount of solar radiation which can be wisely utilized for better environmental building design.
Iraq is one of the spots which has significantly long sunshine hours where Iraq receives about 3000 hours of global radiation within a year for one city, namely Baghdad, where the solar radiation is within range of 416W/[m.sup.2] in January and 833W/[m.sup.2] in June [1].
The position in the water column is extremely relevant in coliform bacteria die-off, since it regulates the solar radiation levels over the submerged plume.