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Heat Budget of Planet Earth loading

Reveals what happens to the solar energy that enters Earth's atmosphere and how that affects the heat budget.

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    Monitoring Earth's Energy Budget with CERES

    Monitoring Earth's Energy Budget with CERES

    by CK-12 //basic

    Learn how NASA uses CERES, a satellite in our Earth observing system, to make accurate measurements of energy leaving the Earth. Discover how NASA studies the interactions of clouds with sunlight and heat to determine how much heat is emitted back into space.

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