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Unformatted text preview: - Visible Light - Infrared (lower frequency, longer wavelength) - Earth absorbs solar radiation (in visible light) and heat energy - Earth radiates heat back out into space (infrared) - there are atmospheric gases (CO2, CH4 methane, H2O, CFCs) interact (absorb) infrared radiation energy absorbed by GHGs in the atmosphere o some get radiated back towards the Earth...
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- Spring '08