conservative scattering

conservative scattering

[kən′sər·vəd·iv ′skad·ə·riŋ]
(electromagnetism)
Scattering of radiation without accompanying absorption.
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It is commonly assumed that clouds are almost conservative scattering media; we may take them to be perfectly so, with the implication that their scattering albedo is unity ([a.
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