Earth's Global Annual Mean Energy Budget

Plot of energy flows in the atmosphere after Trenberth.

The global annual mean Earth’s energy budget for 2000 to 2005 (W m–2). The broad arrows indicate the schematic flow of energy in proportion to their importance. Figure from Figure 1 of Trenberth et al. (2009)

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