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SIO 20 The AtmosphereWinter 2018Name:Homework Assignment #1Due Tuesday January 23 in classPlease print out, provide short answers in the spaces below, and turn in hardcopy1.What is the primary source of the additional CO2that has substantially accumulated inEarth’s atmosphere over the past century?2.What variable gas has the largest concentration in Earth’s atmosphere? Through what processdoes it enter the atmosphere? Through what process does it leave the atmosphere?3.In what atmospheric layer is most of Earth’s ozone located? Why is it important forprotecting life on Earth?4.Explain what causes atmospheric pressure at the surface of the Earth.5.Explain the physical reason why temperature increases with height in the stratosphere.
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6.Draw a graph below of pressure (in millibars) versus height (in km) in the Earth'satmosphere.7.Strong winds push air up and down within a layer and mix it thoroughly. Will the air in thelayer be isothermal (constant temperature with height)?8.

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SAMIACOBELLIS
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Atmosphere, Light, Infrared, greatest total absorption
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