SATURATION OF THE ABSORPTION OF THERMAL RADIATION BY ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE


Abstract

The article presents a concise review of the works concerning the impact of an increase of the concentration of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere on the increase of its absorption of thermal radiation. Attention was paid to differences in the results of calculations presented in the works by various authors. Experimental  verification was carried out, which confirmed the possibility of saturation of the process of thermal radiation absorption by CO2 in the atmosphere. Possibilities of improving climate models by using direct measurement results of experimental works were pointed out.


Keywords

greenhouse gases; radiation processes; Schwarzschild equation; climate sensitivity

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Published : 2020-03-30


Kubicki, J., Kopczyński, K., & Młyńczak, J. (2020). SATURATION OF THE ABSORPTION OF THERMAL RADIATION BY ATMOSPHERIC CARBON DIOXIDE . Informatyka, Automatyka, Pomiary W Gospodarce I Ochronie Środowiska, 10(1), 77-81. https://doi.org/10.35784/iapgos.826

Jan Kubicki  jan.kubicki@wat.edu.pl
Military University of Technology, Institute of Optoelectronics  Poland
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-5191-7850
Krzysztof Kopczyński 
Military University of Technology, Institute of Optoelectronics  Poland
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3319-3940
Jarosław Młyńczak 
Military University of Technology, Institute of Optoelectronics  Poland
http://orcid.org/0000-0002-0823-9302