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The rate of flow of radiant energy through unit area perpendicular to a solar beam. Total solar irradiance is the dominant driver of global climate (Mendoza (2005) Advances Space Res. 35, 5). See also Mishchenko et al. (2007) Bull. Am. Met. Soc. 88, 5.

Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

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