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Department
Geology
Course
GEOL 2207
Professor
B.Ward
Semester
Summer

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Albedo o Reflectivity o Different material will reflect different amount of solar radiation o a = 0; all solar radiation absorbed o a = 1; All solar radiation reflected Fresh Ice/Snow = Highly reflective Melting ice sheets – changes energy balance o More energy absorbed than is reflected Water vapour – most important green house gas o Cloud - big effect of temperature at Earth’s surface o CO2 and Methane – human produce a lot of green house gas  absorbs energy  increased atmosph
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