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Definition:
In radiation transfer, reflectance is the fraction of incoming radiation
that is reflected from a medium. The sum of this, the transmittance, and
the absorptance must equal unity.


Reference:
Glossary of Oceanography and the Related Geosciences with References, Texas
A&M, http://www-ocean.tamu.edu/~baum/paleo/paleogloss/paleogloss.html