Solar radiation is the driving energy for the geophysical and
biochemical processes that control weather and life on earth. The
Integrated Surface Irradiance Study (ISIS) is a continuation of
The State Climate Office of North Carolina in cooperation with the
North Carolina Agricultural Research Service (NCARS) of the College of
Agricultural and Life Sciences at North Carolina State University ...
The Surface Radiation Budget Network (SURFRAD) was established in 1993 through
the support of NOAA's Office of Global Programs. The SURFRAD mission is clear;