# surface net downward radiative flux

URI: http://linked.data.gov.au/def/tern-cv/6cb72e53fa60e47eef9e9c23e1849668c4b155a0a3864fd88ce076cf86d16b1b

Also known as surface_net_downward_radiative_flux

Date created: 2007-07-17
Date modified: 2022-06-10

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##### Definition

The surface called "surface" means the lower boundary of the atmosphere. "Downward" indicates a vector component which is positive when directed downward (negative upward). Net downward radiation is the difference between radiation from above (downwelling) and radiation from below (upwelling). Radiative flux is the sum of shortwave and longwave radiative fluxes. In accordance with common usage in geophysical disciplines, "flux" implies per unit area, called "flux density" in physics.

##### source

http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P07/current/

##### notation

surface_net_downward_radiative_flux

##### note

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##### related

http://vocab.nerc.ac.uk/collection/P06/current/UFAA/

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