Aerosol pollution of the atmosphere and its influence on the direct solar radiation in some regions of Georgia

Amiranashvili, A.; Amiranashvili, V.; Tavartkiladze, K.
August 2000
AIP Conference Proceedings;2000, Vol. 534 Issue 1, p605
Academic Journal
The impact of the atmospheric pollution on the direct solar radiation regime in Georgia was studied. As a quantitative parameter for the atmospheric pollution level the optical depth of atmospheric aerosols (Ï„[sub a]) was used. Computer calculations of the direct Solar radiation using the data on (Ï„[sub a]) for Georgia showed that the increasing level of the atmospheric pollution causes a reduction in the direct incident Solar radiation irradiance.


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