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THICKNESS ATMOSPHERE [1 record]

Record 1 2011-09-27

English

Subject field(s)
  • Atmospheric Physics
  • Electromagnetic Radiation
DEF

The ratio of the actual distance traversed through the Earth's atmosphere by the direct solar beam to the depth of the Earth's atmosphere, normal to the surface.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Physique de l'atmosphère
  • Rayonnements électromagnétiques
CONT

Épaisseur d'air traversée par les rayons solaires avant de parvenir au récepteur.

OBS

La masse atmosphérique à la verticale d'un point n'est fonction que de la pression atmosphérique en ce point.

OBS

L'unité de masse atmosphérique correspond à la traversée verticale de l'atmosphère dans toute son épaisseur pour une pression au sol de 1000 mb.

Spanish

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