The diffuse solar irradiance of slopes under cloudless skies Public Deposited

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  • The diffuse irradiance of slopes relative to the diffuse irradiance of a horizontal surface is calculated by integrating the mean radiance distributions of cloudless skies in Britain for a wide range of solar elevations, azimuths and slope angles. There is reasonable agreement with measurements reported from a number of stations; discrepancies are probably due to errors in measurements and to the influence of aerosol on the radiance distributions. A simple model of the diffuse irradiance of slopes, which takes account of circumsolar radiation, is proposed, and agrees well with integrated values of irradiance.
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  • Steven, M. D., & Unsworth, M. H. (1979). The diffuse solar irradiance of slopes under cloudless skies. Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society, 105, 593-602.
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  • Vol. 105 (1979)
  • Quarterly Journal of the Royal Meteorological Society
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