Video: What is Albedo?

April 16, 2019

Albedo is the measure of solar energy reflected by the Earth’s surface. It can significantly influence climate and human health within urban areas. In the context of an increasingly urban world, our research seeks to understand albedo and propose ways to mitigate its more harmful effects. In this video, we explain how albedo works and how it can even be used to our advantage. Watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nc9ywdt-u_k&t=