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A second method to normalize data from different sites is multiple regression of Eg# on time and site parameters, where the influence of altitude is taken as linear, but site latitude (F) is taken as cos3(F) . 6. Archives of Surface Solar Radiation Measurements Solar radiation data measured by the different national weather services and conforming to WMO standards are collected in various national archives and are available from national weather services. Much of this data has also been collected in two archives – the Global Energy Balance Archive (GEBA) in Zurich, Switzerland , and the World Radiation Data Center (WRDC) archive in St.
In order to exclude thermal radiation and advection of heat from the surroundings the black surface is covered with two quartz glass domes which transmit radiation between 200 and 4500 nm wavelength, and a temperature correction circuit is incorporated into the instrument. Another type of ‘pyranometer’ in common use, due to its lower cost, is based on a selenium cell which upon illumination causes an electrical current to flow. The sensor is covered with appropriate filters to measure solar radiation, but the maximum wavelength measured is 1100 nm, so total solar radiation is determined indirectly by assuming that the ratio of the full spectrum to that below 1100 nm is constant.
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