The Impacts of Atmospheric and Surface Parameters on Long-Term Variations in the Planetary Albedo

@article{Jian2018TheIO,
  title={The Impacts of Atmospheric and Surface Parameters on Long-Term Variations in the Planetary Albedo},
  author={Bida Jian and Jiming Li and Guoyin Wang and Yongli He and Ying Han and Min Zhang and Jianping Huang},
  journal={Journal of Climate},
  year={2018}
}
Planetary albedo (PA; shortwave broadband albedo) and its long-term variations, which are controlled in a complex way by various atmospheric and surface properties, play a key role in controlling the global and regional energy budget. This study investigates the contributions of different atmospheric and surface properties to the long-term variations of PA based on 13 years (2003–15) of albedo, cloud, and ice coverage datasets from the Clouds and the Earth’s Radiant Energy System (CERES) Single… 

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