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“Global Warming: Serious Threat or Hot Air” Fall 2007 STUDY GUIDE: MID-TERM EXAM The following is a list of terms and concepts that may be covered on the mid-term exam. Terms Malthusian population model Perihelion Urban heat island effect More Developed Countries (MDC) Aphelion Deforestation Less Developed Countries (LDC Ocean conveyor belt Reforestation Greenhouse gases Isotopes General circulation models Greenhouse effect Biological pump Model resolution Enhanced greenhouse effect Younger Dryas event Climate sensitivity Global warming Anthropocene Climate feedbacks Black body radiation Medieval Warm Period Nonlinear systems Albedo Little Ice Age IPCC Milankovitch theory Radiative forcing Climate feedback factor Orbital tilt Atmospheric aerosols Climate sensitivity ( T 2X ) Orbital eccentricity Mauna Loa CO 2 record I = PxAxT Precession of the equinox “Keeling” curve Radiative forcing Concepts Current human population and projections Population, growth rates, and resource utilization in LDC’s and MDC’s
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course MASC 051 taught by Professor Alperin during the Spring '08 term at UNC.

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