The Sun-Earth System: PDF Version

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Contents:

Preface

Chapter 1: The Sun and Solar Energy

Chapter 2: The Nature of Electromagnetic Radiation

Chapter 3: The Earth's Atmosphere

Appendix I: Scientific Notation

Appendix II: Units and Dimensional Analysis

Appendix III: Physical Constants and Data for the Sun and Earth

Appendix IV: Measuring the Solar Constant

Glossary and Additional Reading Material