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reduction of solar radiation by atmospheric pollution at Toronto, Canada.

J.H Emslie

reduction of solar radiation by atmospheric pollution at Toronto, Canada.

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Published by Meteorological Branch in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Air -- Pollution -- Ontario -- Toronto,
  • Solar radiation -- Ontario -- Toronto -- Observations

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCanada. Meteorological Branch. Cir[cular] 4094, Canada. Meteorological Branch. Tec[hnical memoranda] 535
    The Physical Object
    Pagination7 p. charts, maps. ;
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19485727M

    "Yes, 26 colours in a legend are hard to differentiate on a computer screen. These 5th Edition maps were scanned to be archived and the Atlas does not plan to update them soon. The solar radiation data that were used to create these maps came from Environment Canada's Atmospheric Services. Status of items at SAL3 (off-campus storage) SAL3 (off-campus storage) Status; For use in Green Library Request on-site access: TLA V Scenario Planning for Solar Radiation Management Solar Geoengineering (SRM) Solar geoengineering, also known as Solar Radiation Management (SRM), refers to technologies that aim to reflect solar energy back into space in an attempt to offset the increased retention of energy caused by the greenhouse effect. One commonly proposed methodCited by: 4. Suggested Citation: "15 Solar Radiation Management." National Research Council. Advancing the Science of Climate Change. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: / F or over 45 years, proposals for deliberate, large-scale manipulation of Earth’s environment—or geoengineering (see Box and Figure


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