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Title: Snow albedo modification : a review of literature
Authors: Colorado State University.
United States. Bureau of Reclamation.
Slaughter, Charles W.
Keywords: Albedo
Snow albedo
Radiation absorption
Snow melting
Carbon black
Publisher: Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Series/Report no.: Technical report (Cold Regions Research and Engineering Laboratory (U.S.)) ; 217.
Description: Technical Report
Abstract: A summary of published information on snow albedo modification is presented. Consideration of energy balance parameters is followed by discussion of qualitative and quantitative results of albedo modification, both increasing (lightening) and decreasing (darkening). Practical applications of albedo modification are discussed.
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