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Wang 1976

Wang, W.-C., 1976: A parameterization for the absorption of solar radiation by water vapor in the Earth's atmosphere. J. Appl. Meteorol., 15, 21-27, doi:10.1175/1520-0450(1976)015<0021:APFTAO>2.0.CO;2.

A parameterization for the absorption of solar radiation as a function of the amount of water vapor in the earth's atmosphere is obtained. Absorption computations are based on the Goody band model and the near-infrared absorption band data of Ludwig et al. A two-parameter Curtis-Godson approximation is used to treat the inhomogeneous atmosphere. Heating rates based on a frequently used one-parameter pressure-scaling approximation are also discussed and compared with the present parameterization.

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@article{wa08100v,
  author={Wang, W.-C.},
  title={A parameterization for the absorption of solar radiation by water vapor in the Earth's atmosphere},
  year={1976},
  journal={J. Appl. Meteorol.},
  volume={15},
  pages={21--27},
  doi={10.1175/1520-0450(1976)015%3C0021%3AAPFTAO%3E2.0.CO;2},
}

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TY  - JOUR
ID  - wa08100v
AU  - Wang, W.-C.
PY  - 1976
TI  - A parameterization for the absorption of solar radiation by water vapor in the Earth's atmosphere
JA  - J. Appl. Meteorol.
VL  - 15
SP  - 21
EP  - 27
DO  - 10.1175/1520-0450(1976)015%3C0021%3AAPFTAO%3E2.0.CO;2
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