Sci275_Appendix_D[1] - Choose one of the following atmospheric issues air pollution global warming ozone depletion and acid deposition Then respond

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Axia College Material Appendix D Air Pollution Chart After reviewing Ch. 8 and 9 of your text, complete the following table, then respond to the questions that follow: Issue Sources Health/Environmental Effects Carbon dioxide (CO 2 ) Motor vehicles, industries, people, electricity Health-Kidney damage or coma and frostbite Environmental-Greenhouse effect and global warming are probably the worst effects. Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Freon from old air conditioners and refriderators, hair spray Depletes the ozone layer. Has no other effect. Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) Ultraviolet rays No health problems until people become older, mainly with their lungs and breathing Cause some plants to be unable to reproduce Sulfuric acid (H 2 SO 4 ) Batteries, ore fertilizers, chemical industry Can cause severe burns on skin, eat clothes Can poison the natural bodies of water Note : Some pollutants may not have direct health effects.
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Unformatted text preview: Choose one of the following atmospheric issues: air pollution, global warming, ozone depletion, and acid deposition. Then, respond to the following: • What air pollutants combine and contribute to this issue? Ground-Level Ozone. I believe that O3 is a big problem because it can kill all the plants that assist humans in receiving oxygen • Briefly describe the health and environmental problems caused by the selected atmospheric issue. There are really no health problems caused until later on in life. The main target is the respritory system in the system. • Provide one key solution to help either reduce the effects or recover from the effects of the selected issue. There is really no way to get rid of O3. For many of us it is natural to be around it a lot of the time in the summer. SCI 275...
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This note was uploaded on 05/14/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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