Posts tagged ‘Infrared cut-off filter’
On hi-radiation days we use to meet here on the pier, if the black tide did not cover everything.
The older ones prefer to hide in the black shadows of the wide reflecting trees.
We know that one day we will go back where we belong to. When we will understand the meaning of this mechanical giant, we will finally go home.
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Slightly more than half of the energy from the Sun arrives on Earth in the form of infrared radiation. Water absorbs the infra-red radiation, that explains the black lake and forests under the clouds.
The different pigments in plants reflect, transmit, and absorb different portions of the near-infrared radiation that we cannot see. Some plants can reflect more than others.
The clouds absorb visible and invisible radiation from the sun and re-emit much of the energy as infrared back to the atmosphere. Enjoy the reflecting trees and clouds: can you find the snow reflecting infra-red in the background?