solar-radiation observation

solar-radiation observation

[′sō·lər ‚rād·ē′ā·shən ‚äb·zər‚vā·shən]
(geophysics)
An evaluation of the radiation from the sun that reaches an observation point; the observing instrument is usually a pyrheliometer or pyranometer.
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