Posted by / 02 February 2011 / , ,

Snow Albedo

My friend Susanna Sharp captured a photo of the phenomenon called Snow Albedo.  This occurs when the sun reflects off pure snow straight back up into the sky.  This is over Pioneer Elementary, for those of you who are in town.

Snow Albedo

For those of you who like a bit of a scientific explanation, check out the chart below:

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