Fundamentals of the Earth's Atmosphere and Climate

  1. Judit M. Pap,
  2. Peter Fox,
  3. Claus Frohlich,
  4. Hugh S. Hudson,
  5. Jeffrey Kuhn,
  6. John McCormack,
  7. Gerald North,
  8. William Sprigg and
  9. S. T. Wu
  1. Joanna D. Haigh

Published Online: 18 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/141GM06

Solar Variability and Its Effects on Climate

Solar Variability and Its Effects on Climate

How to Cite

Haigh, J. D. (2004) Fundamentals of the Earth's Atmosphere and Climate, in Solar Variability and Its Effects on Climate (eds J. M. Pap, P. Fox, C. Frohlich, H. S. Hudson, J. Kuhn, J. McCormack, G. North, W. Sprigg and S. T. Wu), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/141GM06

Author Information

  1. Space and Atmospheric Physics, Blackett Laboratory, Imperial College London, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 18 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2004

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875904061

Online ISBN: 9781118665909

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Keywords:

  • Solar oscillations;
  • Climatic changes—Effect of solar activity on

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Earth Radiation Budget

  • Absorption of Solar Radiation By the Atmosphere

  • Infrared Radiative Transfer and the Atmospheric Temperature Structure

  • The Greenhouse Effect

  • Radiative Forcing of Climate Change

  • Clouds

  • Conclusions