in atmospheric chemistry
Heating effect produced by certain gases (e.g. CO2, O3, etc.), which by virtue of their characteristic @IT07399@ absorption, lower the earth to space @T06477@ of long @W06659@ radiation but allow @T06477@ of shorter @W06659@ radiation inward from the sun to the earth.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2192 [Terms] [Paper]