# Blackbody radiation and the greenhouse effect E

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The Sun
the greenhouse effect
Keywords
2. Radiation and the Earth atmosphere
3. Greenhouse effect (simple models)
Ronald Griessen 2008
Vrije Universiteit, Amsterdam
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What heats the
564 million tons of hydrogen
are converted into 560 million
tons of helium per second
(0.42 MeV)
E=mc2
3.8 x 1026 W
1 MeV=1.6 x 10-13 J
63 MW/m2
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1. Measuring the Sun’s temperature
564 million tons of hydrogen
are converted into 560 million
tons of helium per second
3.8 x 1026 W
Planck’s Law
30000
E=mc2
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But how do we know this?
dE 2 2
h
 2 h
d
c e k BT  1
25000
63 MW/m2
20000
5800 K
15000
10000
T = 5800 K
5000
0
0
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Photon energy [eV]
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2. Calculating the total power
World Total Primary Energy Supply 2005
3.8 x 1026 W
3.8 x 1026 W
T = 5800 K
Stefan–Boltzmann law
 = 5.67x10-8Wm-2K-4
17.2 TW
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http://www.iea.org/textbase/nppdf/free/2007/Key_Stats_2007.pdf
IEA: KeyWorld2013.pdf
Solar area Sahara
1368 W/m2
1.5 x 1011 m
Future world power consumption
1010 persons  5 kW/person = 50 TW
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148 m2/person
R2
63 MW/m2
Solar constant: 1350 W/m2
50% reaches the Earth’s surface
25% due to R2/4R2
Efficiency of photovoltaics: 20%.
1.48  106 km2
R2
7 x 108 m
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50 TW
1200 x 1200 km2
1200 x 1200 km2
63 MW/m2
63 MW/m2
0.8 km2 gives 50 TW
0.8 km2 gives 50 TW
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Stefan–Boltzmann law
Spectral energy density dE/df
S = 5.67 x 10-8 T4 [W/m2]
Planck’s Law
1.5
dE   2 2
h
 2 h
d
c e k BT  1
1.0
300 K
600 K
900 K
1200 K
0.5
0.0
0.0
0.5
1.0
1.5
2.0
2.5
3.0
Photon energy [eV]
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Some constants
Planck's constant: h
6.626 0693(11)&times;10-34 Js =
4.135 667 43(35)&times;10-15 eVs
Wien's displacement
constant
b = 2.897 7685(51)&times;10–3 mK
 max  Tb
1.380 6505(24)&times;10−23 J/K =
8.617 343(15)&times;10−5 eV/K
Boltzmann constant: kB
Stefan–Boltzmann
constant: 
5.670 400(40)&times;10−8 Wm-2K-4
Speed of light: c
299 792 458 m/s
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dE   2 2
h
 2 h
d
c e k BT  1
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Incoming and reflected solar energy
70% absorbed
100 %
The Greenhouse effect
Atmosphere:
6%
Clouds: 20 %
Earth’s surface: 4 %
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Without atmosphere
5600 K
Absorption by the atmosphere
260 K
5600 K
260 K
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Why water and CO2 ?
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Earth without an atmosphere
equilibrium:
O
H
O
+
ASSun
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_
H
+
SSun
C
O
 R 2 S Sun 1  A   4 R 2 S Earth
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1  A S Sun  4S Earth  4 TEarth
1 − 0. 31366 W m−2  4  5. 67  10 −8 W m−2 K −4  T 4
T Earth  255 K
SE
_
(1-A)SSun
_
+
_
+
e.m. wave
e.m. wave
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Earth with totally absorbing atmosphere:
Greenhouse effect
Sa
ASSun
SSun
T Earth  −18 o C
2 Sa  S Earth
 R 2 S Sun 1  A   4 R 2 Sa  4 R 2 S Earth
SE
(1-A)SSun
Sa
S Sun 1  A   4S a  4S Earth
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S Sun 1  A   2S Earth  2 TEarth
T Earth  303 K
T Earth  30 o23C
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Direct Global Warming Potentials (mass basis)
relative to carbon dioxide
GAS
Pre-1750 Current
concentra tropospheric
-tion
concentration
GWP *)
(100-year
time horizon)
Atmospheric
(years)
variable
Carbon dioxide (CO2)
280 ppm
377.3 ppm
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Methane (CH4)
730 ppb
1847 ppb
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Nitrous oxide (N2O)
270 ppb
319 ppb
296
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Tropospheric ozone (O3)
25 ppb
34 ppb
n.a.
hours-days
CFC-11 (CCl3F)
zero
253 ppt
4600
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HFC-23 (CHF3)
zero
14 ppt
12000
260
Perfluoroethane (C2F6)
zero
3 ppt
11900
10000
*) Global Warming Potential
GWP 
T
 0 Igas Mgas dt
T
 0 ICO 2 MCO 2 dt
M = amount of gas at time t
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conc ppmv warming
effect (oC)
H2O vapour
5000
20.6
CO2
360
7.2
O3
0.03
2.4
N2O
0.3
0.8
CH4
1.7
0.8
TOTAL
sun spots
33.0
without atmosphere
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warmer  more H2O
feedback !
in reality
T Earth  288 K (15 o C)
T Earth  255 K
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Effect of change in solar “constant”
axial tilt (nutation): 41 ky
Stefan–Boltzmann law 
P  T4
excentricity: 95,125,400 ky
longitude of perihelion
precession: 19,22,24 ky
P  T 4
dP
dT
20% variation!
insolation
 4T 3
dP
P

4T 3 dT
T 4
dT
T

1 dP
4 P

4dT
T
dP  4T 3 dT
Will the temperature
also change by 20%?
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dP
P
 20% 
dT
T
 5%  ΔT  15 K
Real past variability is &lt; 15 K.
The 20% in dP/P is for 65oN, average over earth is much smaller.
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Non-linear relation: warming vs conc.
100%
CO2 increase 280386 ppm gives S = 1.66
0%
W/m2
Clouds increase greenhouse effect by S = 30 W/m2
Clouds reduce solar absorption by S = 48 W/m2
Total atmospheric greenhouse effect is S = 140 W/m2
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1 dP
4 P
total greenhouse
dT 
1 dP
4 P
T
1
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CO2 increase
dT 
1 dP
4 P
T
1
4
dT
T
140
1
1366
4
1.66
1
1366
4
289  29. 619 K
ΔF CO2  lnC/C0  with   5. 3
289  0. 351 2 K
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Sunspots and temperature
More Sun spots: (1) More irradiance (2) More ozone  More greenhouse 31
Conclusions
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What can we do?
CO2 and Temperature
CO2
Find sources of energy that do not produce CO2
400
CO2 (ppm) [75 years smoothed]
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• geothermal heat
• chemical
(CO2)
• gravitational (tides) flow
• nuclear
we don’t do this
• solar
solar heat heat
photovoltaics semiconductor
bioenergy
we don’t do this
hydropower flow
wavepower flow
Law Dome Ice Core
Mauna Loa
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1200
1400
1600
Date
1800
2000
http://cdiac.ornl.gov/ftp/trends/co2/lawdome.combined.dat
CO2 is certainly rising fast
It is 40% higher now that it was during the past 106 y
politics
The temperature seems to be rising
heat
flow/fluid dynamics
semiconductor
What will we do?
Introduction of new energy vectors, CO2 regulations etc.  YOU
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How does it work? How much energy can we get from it?
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Leerdoelen
Isolatie
woning isolatie
Pipelines
Bulk
Straling: satelliet (microgolf
Elektisch
Chemisch: Energieopslag Energietransport
Chemisch ‐ fuelcells
Warmte – phase change
Electrisch: batterij, condens
Mechanisch: vliegwiel, wate
Windmolens
Fotovoltaisch
Fotolytisch
Solarthermal
Solar ponds
Solar chimney
Warmtepomp
Getijden, golfkracht
Waterkracht
OTEC
Geothermal
Omgekeerde osmose / blue
Paleotemperatuur + oorzak
Wat doet CO2, wat is het gr
Klimaat aarde en IPCC Energieopwekking
Warmte balans aarde
Klimaatmodellen
Sunspots and solar input to Earth
Thermodynamica
Temperatuur (TiplerMosca p 564)
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Ideale gaswet (TiplerMosca p 569) – nodig voor
Maxwell-Boltzman distributie (TiplerMosca p 582
Thermal energy + Carnot – gasturbine voor elektr
Warmtepomp
Latent heat (TiplerMosca p 594) – warmte opslag
Heat capacity (TiplerMosca p 606, 611)
Straling
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Geleiding
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Gibbs Free energy, (Electro+)Chemical potential
Equipartitie en kinetische gastheorie (TiplerMosca
Wet van Wien
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Stromingsleer
Continuiteitsvergelijking (AndrewsJelly 54)
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Diffusie van warmte en atomen
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Bernouilli - windmolen
Pitot/Venturi (TiplerMosca p 443) Lift (AndrewsJ
Magnus effect (AndrewsJelly 64)
Betz (windmolens) Turninevergelijking (AndrewsJ
Snelheisprofiel in buizen - waterkrachtopslag bijv.
Poiseuille
Wet van Archimedes - getijdekracht boeien
Stability of ships (Stephenson) - getijdekracht boe
The force on a water dam (TiplerMosca p 427)
Drukverdeling in de atmosfeer (TiplerMosca p 43
Viscositeit (TiplerMosca p 446)
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Vaste Stof
Bandstructuur
PN – junctie met/zonder licht
Basic electrochemistry
Nernst equation (for Erwin)
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de tol
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Mechanica
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