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By Kenneth Richard on 13. May 2019
Over the course of a 12 hour period on a cloudless day, 500 Wm-2 of solar energy pummels past the ocean surface to depths of 20 or more meters, warming up the first 2 meters of the ocean by 2.0 K. Image Source: Fairall et al., 1996 In contrast, the infrared radiation absorbed and re-emitted […]