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Albedo -- Measurement


View Resource The Earthshine Project

The Earthshine Project, based at Big Bear Observatory and overseen by Professor Philip Goode of the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT), is investigating new ways to measure the earth's albedo (reflected sunlight), which is a major component in global climate. The project concentrates on determining a global and absolutely calibrated albedo by measuring the amount of sunlight reflected from...