EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC RADIATION > SHORTWAVE RADIATION
Shortwave radiation is radiation at wavelengths shorter than 4
microns. Sometimes called the solar radiation. Usually radiation in the
visible and near-infrared wavelengths.
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