L10_Atmosp_energy_115b08

L10_Atmosp_energy_115b08 - L10 20.5 Atmospheric Chemistry...

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L10 20.5: Atmospheric Chemistry and Global Warming - The greenhouse effect -DHMO - tropospheric pollutions: photochemical smog, acid rain, nitrites/nitrates formation, biogenic hydrocarbons, etc. .. - stratospheric ozone L.A. Times
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The atmosphere traps some light energy, keeping the earth warmer than it otherwise would be Main greenhouse gases are: Water Carbon dioxide methane. Also: nitrous oxide They absorb and trap infrared radiation as vibrational excitation insert link: global warming 7.1 section 3, 7.2 section 6 http://www2.wwnorton.com/college/chemistry/gilbert/tutorials/ch7.htm See DVD: An inconvenient Truth Al Gore
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Which of the following molecules is NOT a greenhouse gas? O3 . CO2 H2O. CH4 N2O 45% 5% 0% 3% 48% 1. O 3 . 2. CO 2 . 3. H 2 O. 4. CH 4 5. N 2 O
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Ozone in the troposphere is responsible for respiratory problems, such as asthma. It is very reactive and participates in redox reaction involving fuel.
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This note was uploaded on 07/22/2008 for the course CHEM 115b taught by Professor Reisler during the Spring '08 term at USC.

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L10_Atmosp_energy_115b08 - L10 20.5 Atmospheric Chemistry...

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