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7, = (SO(1-2) 0.25 Equation (1) Where: S Solar constant (ca. 1366 W m2 at present) a Albedo (ca. 0.3 at present) f Atmospheric transmission factor (ca. 0.6 at present) ơ-Stefan-Boltzmann constant(5.67 10-8 W m-2 K-4) express your inal temperature in degrees Celsius. To do so, just subtract 273.15 from the temperature calculated in Equation (1) in Kelvin. Each question worth 0.5% 1. Generate a plot showing the surface temperature of Earth as a function of albedo over the entire possible range of albedo values (from 0 to 1). Assume moden values for the other parameters (solar constant and transmission factor). Discuss your results in a few sentences. Generate a plot showing the surface temperature of Earth as a function of the atmospheric transmission factor over the entire possible range of its values (from 0 to 1). Assume modem values for the other parameters (solar constant and albedo). Discuss your results in a few sentences 2. 3. The intensity of radiation from the Sun changes gradually throughout the history of our Solar System. 4 billion years ago the solar constant in the equation above was at 75% of its modem value and 6 billion years from now it will be twice as much as it is now. Calculate Earths temperature using the equation above for these two time periods. Discuss your results in a few sentences. 4. Solar radiation hits the Earths surface at different angles depending on latitude. Calculate the distribution of surface temperature as a function of latitude using a modified version of Equation 1: -(sacos (λ)(1-2) 0.25 4fo Equation (2) Where is the latitude (0 degrees at the Equator and 90 degrees at the Poles) Use modern values for all parameters (solar constant, albedo, and the transmission factor). Discuss your results in a few sentences.

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