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Insolation The term 'Insolation' as it applies to the area of carbon dioxide can be defined as ' The solar radiation incident on a unit horizontal surface at the top of the atmosphere. It is sometimes referred to as 'solar irradiance'. The latitudinal variation of insolation supplies the energy for the general circulation of the atmosphere. Insolation depends on the angle of incidence of the solar beam and on the solar constant'.
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