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Outgoing Longwave Radiation The term 'Outgoing Longwave Radiation' as it applies to the area of the weather can be defined as ' Outgoing Longwave Radiation is a polar satellite derived measurement of the radiative character of energy radiated from the warmer earth surface to cooler space. This measurement provides information on cloud-top temperature which can be used to estimate tropical precipitation amounts which is important in forecasting weather and climate'.
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