Global radiation climate changes in Israel

  title={Global radiation climate changes in Israel},
  author={Gerald Stanhill and Samuel Moreshet},
  journal={Climatic Change},
A detailed study of the 26-year series of global radiation K↓, measurements at Bet Dagan, the Israel Meteorological Service's pyranometer station in the central coastal plain of Israel, confirmed earlier findings of a significant reduction in insolation which were based on a small sample of this data set (Stanhill and Moreshet, 1992). Between 1956 and 1987 the annual reduction averaged 45.2 ± 4.3 MJ m−2, equivalent to −0.63% yr−1. Relatively the reduction was greater in midwinter (−0.91% yr−1… 
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