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Definition:
Fractional energy removed from incident beam by scattering plus
absorption; wavelength dependent.  


Reference:
Charlson, R.J. and J. Heintzenberg, eds. 1994. Aerosol Forcing of Climate,
Report of the Dahlem Workshop on Aerosol Forcing of Climate,Berlin, April
24-29, 1994, John Wiley & Sons, New York.