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Title: Effect of Kuwait's oil-fire smoke cloud on global horizontal irradiance at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

Abstract

The influence of Kuwait's 1991 Oil-Fire smoke cloud on incident total horizontal solar radiation has been investigated using measurements made at the automatic solar radiation and meteorological monitoring station in Dhahran (26[degrees] 32'N, 50[degrees] 13'E), Saudi Arabia. Results indicate that the global horizontal irradiance on smoky days was 70-87% of that on clear/non-smoky days and that the Clearness Index was about 50%.

Authors:
;  [1]
  1. (King Fahd Univ. of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran (Saudi Arabia))
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
7040183
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Resource Relation:
Journal Name: Solar Energy (Journal of Solar Energy Science and Engineering); (United States); Journal Volume: 52:5
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
14 SOLAR ENERGY; 54 ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES; OIL FIELDS; FIRES; SMOKES; ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS; SOLAR RADIATION; INSOLATION; AIR POLLUTION MONITORING; AEROSOLS; COLLOIDS; DISPERSIONS; GEOLOGIC DEPOSITS; MINERAL RESOURCES; MONITORING; PETROLEUM DEPOSITS; RADIATIONS; RESIDUES; RESOURCES; SOLS; STELLAR RADIATION; 140100* - Solar Energy- Resources & Availability; 540120 - Environment, Atmospheric- Chemicals Monitoring & Transport- (1990-)

Citation Formats

Elhadidy, M.A., and Shaahid, S.M.. Effect of Kuwait's oil-fire smoke cloud on global horizontal irradiance at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. United States: N. p., 1994. Web. doi:10.1016/0038-092X(94)90121-H.
Elhadidy, M.A., & Shaahid, S.M.. Effect of Kuwait's oil-fire smoke cloud on global horizontal irradiance at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. United States. doi:10.1016/0038-092X(94)90121-H.
Elhadidy, M.A., and Shaahid, S.M.. Sun . "Effect of Kuwait's oil-fire smoke cloud on global horizontal irradiance at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia". United States. doi:10.1016/0038-092X(94)90121-H.
@article{osti_7040183,
title = {Effect of Kuwait's oil-fire smoke cloud on global horizontal irradiance at Dhahran, Saudi Arabia},
author = {Elhadidy, M.A. and Shaahid, S.M.},
abstractNote = {The influence of Kuwait's 1991 Oil-Fire smoke cloud on incident total horizontal solar radiation has been investigated using measurements made at the automatic solar radiation and meteorological monitoring station in Dhahran (26[degrees] 32'N, 50[degrees] 13'E), Saudi Arabia. Results indicate that the global horizontal irradiance on smoky days was 70-87% of that on clear/non-smoky days and that the Clearness Index was about 50%.},
doi = {10.1016/0038-092X(94)90121-H},
journal = {Solar Energy (Journal of Solar Energy Science and Engineering); (United States)},
number = ,
volume = 52:5,
place = {United States},
year = {Sun May 01 00:00:00 EDT 1994},
month = {Sun May 01 00:00:00 EDT 1994}
}