Philippe Rekacewicz, UNEP/GRID-Arendal
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- Can be used to teach about albedo.
- Educator may need to look further into albedo - open water also reflects and ice also absorbs, but it's the relative effect; also explore with students how albedo works.
- Educator may need to alleviate confusion about how aerosols are both reflecting and absorbing energy.
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- Good visual of the radiative budget without any quantification of the effect of each of the factors.
- Because factors are not quantified, the graph stays current (publication date 2000).
- Passed initial science review - expert science review pending.
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