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albedo

Nick Jelley

in A Dictionary of Energy Science


Published online January 2017 | e-ISBN: 9780191826276

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The fraction of the Sun’s radiation reaching something—for example a cloud, or a whole planet—that is reflected. The Earth’s albedo is close to 30 per cent....

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Subjects: Alternative and Renewable Energy Sources and Technology ; Fossil Fuel Technologies ; Energy Economics

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