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why does every one say snow reflects heat?
Snow is translucent. If you tunnel under snow sun light looks blue.Where does the red go?

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Hi Butch

Sunlight is a major source of heat. Snow is white, white reflects light. Snow reflects sunlight.

http://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/questions/question/2561/

http://www.atmos.washington.edu/sootinsnow/PDF_Presentations/IlulissatCODELv2.pd  

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