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Less sea ice coverage also means that less sunlight will be reflected off the surface of the ocean in a process known as the albedo effect.
Soot — which emerges from combustion and is largely comprised of a substance called black carbon – influences a property of snow called albedo, or reflectivity.
Less sea ice means the planet's reflectivity (what scientists call albedo) declines and our planet absorbs more heat from the sun.
This cycle is known as the ice-albedo feedback loop.
A thermal emissions detector produced a map of the planet’s albedo, or the brightness of the light reflected from its surface, which is basically what early astronomers were mapping with their telescopes.
This makes the reflectiveness, or albedo, different from the regions around it.
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Origin and Etymology of albedo
First Known Use: 1860See Words from the same year
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