Atmospheric Solar Transmission at Mauna Loa, Hawaii, in CDIAC, Trends '93Entry ID: CDIAC_SOLARTRANS_TRENDS93
Abstract: The atmospheric transmission of solar irradiation at Mauna Loa, Hawaii
was measured over a broad spectral band by means of a normal-incidence
pyrheliometer having a quartz window transmitting in the range 300-3000
The solar irradiance record is essentially complete since 1958 (with only 10
months missing since 1958). The solar is presented in terms of the
... atmospheric transmission factor (ATF). The record shows dramatic
decreases due to volcanic eruptions in 1963 (Agung), 1983 (El Chichon),
and 1991 (Mt. Pinatubo).
Please use the following dataset citation:
Dutton, E.G. 1994. "Atmospheric solar transmission at Mauna Loa",
pp. 479-482. In T.A. Boden, D.P. Kaiser, R.J. Sepanski, and F.W. Stoss
(eds.), Trends '93: A Compendium of Data on Global
Change. ORNL/CDIAC-65. Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center, Oak
Ridge National Laboratory, Oak Ridge, TN, USA.
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Start Date: 1958-01-01Stop Date: 2008-12-31
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