From Dimming to Brightening: Decadal Changes in Solar Radiation at Earth's Surface

@article{Wild2005FromDT,
  title={From Dimming to Brightening: Decadal Changes in Solar Radiation at Earth's Surface},
  author={M. Wild and H. Gilgen and A. Roesch and A. Ohmura and C. Long and E. G. Dutton and B. Forgan and A. Kallis and V. Russak and A. Tsvetkov},
  journal={Science},
  year={2005},
  volume={308},
  pages={847 - 850}
}
  • M. Wild, H. Gilgen, +7 authors A. Tsvetkov
  • Published 2005
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Science
  • Variations in solar radiation incident at Earth's surface profoundly affect the human and terrestrial environment. A decline in solar radiation at land surfaces has become apparent in many observational records up to 1990, a phenomenon known as global dimming. Newly available surface observations from 1990 to the present, primarily from the Northern Hemisphere, show that the dimming did not persist into the 1990s. Instead, a widespread brightening has been observed since the late 1980s. This… CONTINUE READING

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