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Want to learn more about the topic in this week’s video? Here are some key words/phrases to get your googling started:
- Radiation balance - incoming radiant energy from the sun minus outgoing energy heading into space.
- Infrared radiation - electromagnetic radiation that is invisible to us; comes in longer wavelengths than visible light and provides energy transfer we call heat.
Virtual Chembook, Elmhurst College, Charles E. Ophardt
Climate and Earth’s Energy Budget, NASA Earth Observatory
Infrared spectroscopy/Caltech (mirrored from UCLA chemistry)
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