Albedometer

From Glossary of Meteorology



albedometer

An instrument used for the measurement of the reflecting power (the albedo) of a surface.

A pyranometer adapted for the measurement of radiation reflected from the earth's surface is sometimes employed as an albedometer.

Fritz, S. 1948. The albedo of the ground and atmosphere. Bull. Amer. Meteor. Soc.. 29. 303–312.