Environmental Science for AP* (2nd Edition)

Published by W. H. Freeman
ISBN 10: 1464108684
ISBN 13: 978-1-46410-868-6

Chapter 4 - Module 9 - The Unequal Heating of Earth - AP Review Questions - Page 109: 3



Work Step by Step

Since snow is a white surface, it is going to have the highest albedo surface. This is because the color white is a result of the composition of atoms reflecting all color wavelengths from the sun. Black is the exact opposite. The color black absorbs all wavelengths from a light source.
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