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Suite of Community Radiative Transfer codes based on Edwards and Slingo

The purpose of the radiation code is to calculate radiative fluxes, from which heating rates and related quantities may be determined. In this radiation scheme these fluxes are determined by summing the results of a number of quasi-monochromatic calculations, each carried out using a two-stream approximation (in which the angular variation of the radiance field is represented simply by an upward and a downward diffuse flux, together with a direct solar flux in the shortwave region).