Atmosphere & Climate
Effects of Greenhouse Gases
Greenhouse Gases
Misc.
Amazing Animals
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The atmospheric layer that contains the ozone shield

stratosphere

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The natural process in which gases in the atmosphere trap solar radiation and heat the planet  

the greenhouse effect

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Greenhouse gas with the highest concentration of human emissions, GWP = 1

carbon dioxide 

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Plants absorb CO2 from the atmosphere during this process 

photosynthesis

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This culinary savant follows his dreams of becoming a professional chef in Paris.


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The most abundant gas in Earth's atmosphere

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Large amounts of carbon dioxide dissolved in Earth's oceans causes this 

ocean acidification

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occurs naturally from evaporation and transpiration

water vapor 

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Nonrenewable energy sources formed from the remains of ancient organisms 

fossil fuels 

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This 8-legged animal uses the power of words to save her friend from a terrible fate.


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the average conditions in the atmosphere at a particular place and time 

weather 

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The observed increase in Earth's average surface and ocean temperatures over the past century 

global warming 

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Greenhouse gas emitted from raising livestock and decomposition of waste , GWP = 25

methane 

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An area's climate is primarily determined by this angular distance North or South of the equator 

latitude 

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This internet celebrity known for her permanently ill-tempered appearance amassed millions of followers before her death in 2019.


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Compounds in the atmosphere that trap and radiate heat

greenhouse gases 

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Warmer temperatures are causing Earth's glaciers to melt into the oceans leading to this 

sea level rise 

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human-made chemicals responsible for the destruction of ozone 

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International treaty designed to prevent the depletion of the ozone layer 

The Montreal Protocol

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Though his participation was controversial to some, this animal athlete led a school basketball team to victory.


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The atmospheric layer in which weather occurs 

troposphere

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The thinning of the ozone layer allows a greater amount of this harmful substance to reach Earth's surface 

ultraviolet light 

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Greenhouse gas emitted from agriculture and the nitrogen cycle, GWP = 300

nitrous oxide 

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The effect shown in this picture 


the orographic effect

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Every year on February 2nd, this clairvoyant animal emerges from his residence in Pennsylvania to predict the future.


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