Albedo of soot-contaminated snow.

P. Chylek, V. Ramaswamy, V. Srivastava

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Abstract

We present a new model of snow containing impurities (graphitic carbon). Submicron-sized soot particles are supposed to be distributed randomly throughout the volume. Using the mixing rule for a dielectric constant of a composite medium, we calculate the refractive index of a snow-soot mixture. -from Authors

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)10837-10843
Number of pages7
JournalJournal of Geophysical Research
Volume88
Issue numberC15
DOIs
StatePublished - Jan 1 1983
Externally publishedYes

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Geophysics
  • Forestry
  • Oceanography
  • Aquatic Science
  • Ecology
  • Water Science and Technology
  • Soil Science
  • Geochemistry and Petrology
  • Earth-Surface Processes
  • Atmospheric Science
  • Earth and Planetary Sciences (miscellaneous)
  • Space and Planetary Science
  • Palaeontology

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