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.
TDRS-1 is now relaying data for the Solar Maximum Mission satellite, the Solar Mesosphere Explorer, the Earth Radiation Budget Satellite and Landsats 4 and 5.
For this reason, NASA began its Earth Radiation Budget Experiment (ERBE) in October 1984.

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