shortwave radiation

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In meteorology, electromagnetic radiation (between c.0.3 and c.4.0 μm) that penetrates down to the lower troposphere and the Earth's surface. This may be compared with the long-wave radiation that is emitted by the Earth.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.

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