albedo - definition and synonyms

  1.   From our crowdsourced Open Dictionary
    how well a surface reflects solar energy: "the fraction of solar energy (shortwave radiation) reflected from the Earth back into space"

    Whilst many people don't take the albedo of the ice into account, you can be pretty damn certain that it is part of the prediction models of climate scientists.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 21/12/2012