Variability of Daily and Annual Cycles of Mean Erythemal Solar Irradiance Related to Total Ozone Variability

  • Martin Dubrovský
Part of the NATO Science Series book series (ASIC, volume 557)


The 10 min sums of erythemal solar irradiances measured simultaneously during ten months at two locations in the Czech Republic were analysed. The altitude effect is about 4 to 8% per 1000 m, the radiation amplification factor is about 1.1 and both numbers vary only slightly with solar zenith angle. The statistical model relating erythema) solar irradiance with total column ozone and solar zenith angle was developed. This model and the annual cycles of the mean and variability of total column ozone are used to estimate variability of annual and daily cycles of mean erythemal solar irradiance.


Total Ozone Solar Zenith Angle Total Column Ozone Altitude Effect Total Ozone Data 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Martin Dubrovský
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  1. 1.Institute of Atmospheric PhysicsHradec KrálovéCzech Republic

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