Accession Number : AD0698023

Title :   SNOW ALBEDO MODIFICATION: A REVIEW OF LITERATURE.

Descriptive Note : Final rept.,

Corporate Author : COLD REGIONS RESEARCH AND ENGINEERING LAB HANOVER N H

Personal Author(s) : Slaughter,Charles W.

Report Date : OCT 1969

Pagination or Media Count : 31

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. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*SNOW, ALBEDO), BRIGHTNESS, ICE, SURFACE PROPERTIES, REFLECTIVITY, MELTING, ABSORPTION, AGRICULTURE, SAND, PARTICLE SIZE

Subject Categories : Snow, Ice and Permafrost

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE