The albedo of an object is the extent to which it reflects light, defined as the ratio of reflected to incident electromagnetic radiation. It is a unitless measure indicative of a surface's or body's diffuse reflectivity. The word is derived from albus, a Latin word for "white".
Other websites[edit | change source]
- Albedo - Encyclopedia of Earth
- NASA MODIS Terra BRDF/albedo product site
- NASA MODIS BRDF/albedo product site
- A discussion of Lunar albedos
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