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Bio Pl 240 Sample Questions- Global Climate Change 1. The earth and moon receive the same amount of the sun’s energy, yet the earth is on average 50 ° C. warmer than the moon. This is due to the Greenhouse Effect. Briefly explain what the Greenhouse Effect is, and why it results in warming of the earth. 2. Actual observations of Carbon dioxide levels in the atmosphere are about half of the
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Unformatted text preview: expected levels, based on fossil fuel emissions. What are two possible places the “missing” Carbon dioxide may be accumulating? 3 List 2 methods used by paleo-climatologists to determine past climate conditions. 4. Considering the global carbon cycle, what are two processes which are involved in adding Carbon Dioxide to the atmosphere?...
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