sci275 Appendix D - Axia College Material Appendix D Air...

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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 ) Humans/ Factories Global warming/ Ozone depletion Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) Human activities, CFCs are chemicals released into the atmosphere from old, leaking refrigerators and air conditioners. Also Global warming and Ozone Depletion Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) formed when sunlight triggers reactions between nitrogen oxides and volatile hydrocarbons reduces plant vigor, and chronic ozone exposure (of long duration) lowers crop yields, global warming Sulfuric acid (H 2 SO 4 ) In the atmosphere, sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides react with water to produce dilute solutions of sulfuric acid, this is caused by human activities Acid depositation, declining aquatic animal populations, Acid deposition also has a serious effect on forest ecosystems, killing trees and fauna
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This note was uploaded on 10/21/2010 for the course SCI 275 SCI 275 taught by Professor Lee during the Spring '09 term at University of Phoenix.

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