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Title: Nomographs for computation of radiation heat supply
Authors: Gerdel, Robert W.
Diamond, Marvin.
Walsh, K. J.
Keywords: Solar radiation
Solar heating
Radiation absorption
Heat balance
Snow
Snow optics
Measurement
Issue Date: Feb-1954
Publisher: U.S. Army Snow, Ice, and Permafrost Research Establishment.
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Research report (U.S. Army Snow
Description: Technical report
Summary: A nomogram is given for computing the total daily amount of solar and sky radiation from 40-90°N lat. Correction values for elevation and cloud cover are tabulated. A second nomogram is presented which permits conversion of the values of radiation received to the net radiational heat balance of a snow cover, including the volume of meltwater produced when the snow temperature is at 0°C. A third nomogram is given which may be used to determine the radiation through a snow cover for snow densities from 0.2-0.6. An example of the use of the nomograms is illustrated.
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/11681/2703
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