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AMT | Articles | Volume 11, issue 4
Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2501–2521, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2501-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Special issue: SKYNET – the international network for aerosol, clouds,...

Atmos. Meas. Tech., 11, 2501–2521, 2018
https://doi.org/10.5194/amt-11-2501-2018
© Author(s) 2018. This work is distributed under
the Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 License.

Research article 27 Apr 2018

Research article | 27 Apr 2018

Evaluation of Himawari-8 surface downwelling solar radiation by ground-based measurements

Alessandro Damiani et al.
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The Tohoku Earthquake of March 2011 stressed the need for energy source diversity, and the governmental policy in Japan has been stimulating a broader use of renewable energy. Solar power is potentially able to mitigate climate change triggered by greenhouse gas emissions, but its instability caused by cloudiness is a critical issue for suppliers. To develop an appropriate control system, surface solar radiation data must be made available as accurately as possible.
The Tohoku Earthquake of March 2011 stressed the need for energy source diversity, and the...
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