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Solar Radiation and Climate Experiment


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A NASA satellite measuring X-ray, ultraviolet, visible, near-infrared, and total solar radiation. The observations are specifically designed to monitor short-term variability, long-term changes (particularly those related to climate), atmospheric ozone concentrations, and levels of UV-B (see ultraviolet radiation). It continues measurements carried out by the Upper Atmosphere Research Satellite.

Subjects: Meteorology and Climatology.


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