Meaning Planetary albedo

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Planetary albedo


  The fraction of incident solar radiation that is reflected by the Earth-atmosphere system and returned to space, mostly by back scatter from clouds in the atmosphere.
Source: eia.gov

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Planetary albedo


The ratio of reflected-to-incident shortwave flux density at the top of the atmosphere. Planetary albedos are a function of time and space, depending in particular on the nature of cloud and ground co [..]
Source: glossary.ametsoc.org

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planetary albedo


The fraction (approximately 30%) of incident solar radiation that is reflected by the earth-atmosphere system and returned to space, mostly by backscatter from clouds in the atmosphere.
Source: cdiac.ornl.gov

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planetary albedo


The fraction of incident solar radiation that is reflected by a planet and returned to space. The planetary albedo of the Earth-atmosphere system is approximately 30 percent, most of which is due to b [..]
Source: earthobservatory.nasa.gov

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Planetary albedo


The fraction (or percent) of solar radiation that is scattered and reflected back into space by the Earth-atmosphere system.
Source: wrds.uwyo.edu

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Planetary albedo


this is total amount of reflected and scatterd solar radions in the atmosphere
anonymous (17 January 2018)

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