radiation budget

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radiation budget

[‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚bəj·ət]
(geophysics)
A quantitative statement of the amounts of radiation entering and leaving a given region of the earth.
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6 SCIENCE, a research team reports the first set of major results from the Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE), a project using three Earth-orbiting satellites to obtain direct measurements of radiation entering and leaving the atmosphere.
For this reason, NASA began its Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) in October 1984.
On Ride's second space flight the following year, she used the robot arm to deploy the Earth Radiation Budget satellite and conducted radar observations of the Earth.

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