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Equating Eq. 2-1 with Eq. 2-3 gives Te = S0 (1 − αp ) 4σ 1/4 . (2-4) Note that the radius of the Earth has cancelled out: Te depends only on the planetary albedo and the distance of the Earth from the Sun. Putting in numbers, we find that the Earth has an emission temperature of 255 K. 1 lists the various parameters for some of the planets and compares approximate measured values, Tm , with Te computed from Eq. 2-4. The agreement is very good, except for Jupiter where it is thought that about one half of the energy input comes from the gravitational collapse of the planet (see Problem 3 at end of this chapter).

6. 2. 6. (a) A sketch of the laboratory apparatus used to study convection. A stable stratification is set up in a 50 cm × 50 cm × 50 cm tank by slowly filling it up with water whose temperature is slowly increased with time. This is done using (1) a mixer, which mixes hot and cold water together, and (2) a diffuser, which floats on the top of the rising water and ensures that the warming water floats on the top without generating turbulence. Using the hot and cold water supply we can achieve a temperature difference of 20◦ C over the depth of the tank.

We suppose the atmosphere has absorptivity , that is, a fraction of the IR upwelling from the surface is absorbed within the atmosphere (so the case of Fig. 7 corresponds to = 1). Now again if we insist that in equilibrium the net flux at the top of the atmosphere vanishes, we get 1 (1 − αp )S0 = A ↑ + (1 − ) S ↑. 4 (2-10) Zero net flux at the surface gives 1 1 − αp S0 + A ↓= S ↑. 4 (2-11) Since at equilibrium, A ↑= A ↓, we have S ↑ = σTs4 = 2 1 1 − αp S 0 = σT4 . (2 − ) e 2 (2 − ) (2-12) Therefore, Ts = 2 2− 1/4 Te .

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