The Climate:

Proposed uncontested knowns, to be taken as true for review:
http://nssdc.gsfc.nasa.gov/planetary/factsheet/earthfact.html


GROSS temperature in Kelvin
Average temperature: 288 K (15 C)
Earths internal heat in Kelvin
Black-body temperature: 254.3 K (-18.85 C)


PROPERTIES of atmosphere

Surface pressure: 1014 mb
Surface density: 1.217 kg/m3
Scale height: 8.5 km
Total mass of atmosphere: 5.1 x 1018 kg
Diurnal temperature range: 283 K to 293 K (10 to 20 C)
Wind speeds: 0 to 100 m/s
Mean molecular weight: 28.97 g/mole

Total mass of hydrosphere: 1.4 x 1021 kg