The Atmospheric Heat Budget

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Where does the Earth and its atmosphere recieve heat energy from?
The Sun
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What does the atmospheric heat budget depend of the Earth depend on?
The balance between the incoming solar radiation and outgoing radiation from the planet.
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What is incoming solar radiation known as?
Insolation
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If the energy budget has on average remained constant, what does this mean?
This means that the incoming and outgoing energies must balanced.
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What else has factored into the Atmospheric Heat Budget?
Global Warming.
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What does the atmospheric heat budget depend of the Earth depend on?

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The balance between the incoming solar radiation and outgoing radiation from the planet.

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What is incoming solar radiation known as?

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If the energy budget has on average remained constant, what does this mean?

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What else has factored into the Atmospheric Heat Budget?

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