International Journal of Atmospheric Sciences / 2017 / Article / Tab 6

Research Article

Radiation Transfer Calculations and Assessment of Global Warming by CO2

Table 6

Parameter set at mean global cloud cover and mean temperature to reproduce the TFK data.

ParameterSymbolUnitValue

averaged solar fluxW/m2341.3
cloud cover%66.0
sw molec. scattering coef.%13.2
sw cloud scattering coef.%18.14
sw Earth reflectivity%17.0
sw ozone absorptivity%8.0
sw cloud absorptivity%12.15
sw H2O-CO2-CH4 absorptivity%14.51
lw Earth's reflectivity%0.0
lw cloud scattering coef.%20.9
lw cloud absorptivity%54.1
lw H2O-CO2-CH4-O3 absorptivity%82.58
Earth’s emissivity%100.0
atmospheric emissivity%87.5
back-radiated fraction%61.8
sensible heat fluxW/m217.0
latent heat fluxW/m280.0