Albedo sentence example
The value of the geometric albedo of Mimas reported here, is definitely higher than the currently accepted value of about 0.5.
Kipp & Zonen Net Radiometers in use recording surface albedo at the Jornada test site, New Mexico, USA in May 1997.
Visible channels are percentage albedo and have values 0 to 100.
This could impact the global climate system through its effect on the carbon and water cycles and on the earth's albedo.
Secondly the clouds, which have a high albedo, can create a negative feedback helping to cool the forest area.Advertisement
This increases the daytime albedo but also increases the night-time heat retentivity of the atmosphere for an additional heat gain.
The surface is covered with a darker material causing Hyperion to have a lower albedo compared to other icy moons.
We address these objectives by producing albedo maps, and reflection and emission spectra, and observing stellar occultations.
Additionally, soot from faraway sources has darkened snow and ice, further decreasing albedo.