What happens to the intensity of solar energy as latitude increases

What happens to the intensity of solar energy as latitude increases


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sarahelisabeth444

sarahelisabeth444

The intensity of solar energy decreases as latitude increases

jmanrules200

jmanrules200

The correct answer is "decreases".

Explanation:

Intensity is defined as the energy per unit volume.

The Sun rays fall almost vertically in the equator. The intensity of Sun rays is maximum at the equator. As the latitude increases the angle of the inclination will get change.

The Sun rays will spread over a large area. The intensity will get reduced on the latitude.

Therefore, as the latitude increases the intensity of solar energy decreases.

iamnee

iamnee

As the latitude increases the intensity of solar energy decreases