Absorbed photosynthetically active solar radiation

Range 400-700 nm
Organism Biosphere
Reference Field CB, Behrenfeld MJ, Randerson JT, Falkowski P. Primary production of the biosphere: integrating terrestrial and oceanic components. Science. 1998 Jul 10281(5374):237-40.PubMed ID9657713
Comments This range falls within the wavelengths reaching the ground through the atmosphere unattenuated - 'the optical window' (300nm-1100nm), and the wavelengths visible to the human eye- 'the visible window' 380nm-750nm
Entered by Uri M
ID 102932