Chapter 17 Qs

Chapter 17 Qs - least one other environmental factor that...

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Chapter 17 Questions 1. Give some examples of greenhouse gases. Which of these are increasing in our atmosphere? 2. Is there any evidence that global temperatures have increased over the last 100 years? How convincing do you think the evidence is? How convincing is the evidence that humans have caused an increase through the use of fossil fuels? 3. Why is it so difficult to predict the effect of CO 2 on global temperatures? Describe at
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Unformatted text preview: least one other environmental factor that may work to either ameliorate or exacerbate the effect of CO 2 on temperature. 4. Should farmers be happy about increasing atmospheric CO 2 concentrations since CO 2 is required by all plants for photosynthesis? 5. What other environmental changes are expected to accompany the general warming trend predicted by global climate models? Vocabulary Albedo Greenhouse effect...
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This note was uploaded on 04/18/2008 for the course BIO 152.01 taught by Professor Spence during the Spring '08 term at Stetson.

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