diffuse sky radiation


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diffuse sky radiation

[də¦fyüs ¦skī ‚rād·ē′ā·shən]
(astrophysics)
Solar radiation reaching the earth's surface after having been scattered from the direct solar beam by molecules or suspensoids in the atmosphere. Also known as diffuse skylight; skylight; sky radiation.
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This is accurate except for the lower floors where the diffuse radiation is a mix of diffuse sky radiation and ground-reflected radiation.

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