Net radiometer

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net radiometer

A radiometer designed to measure the difference in irradiance coming from two opposing hemispheric fields of view.

Typically, this instrument would be used to measure the difference of upwelling and downwelling irradiance at some level in the atmosphere, including the surface.


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