Atmosheric Issues - 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 ) Motor vehicles, industries Reduces blood's ability to transport oxygen; headache and fatigue at lower levels; mental impairment or death at high levels Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) propellants for aerosol cans and coolants in air conditioners and refrigerators Responsible to Ozone loss Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) form of oxygen secondary air pollutant formed when sunlight triggers reactions between nitrogen oxides and volatile hydrocarbons. Sulfuric acid (H 2 SO 4 ) forms when sulfur dioxide reacts with oxygen in the air major role in acid deposition, and they corrode metals and damage stone and other materials Note : Some pollutants may not have direct health effects. Choose one of the following atmospheric issues: air pollution, global warming, ozone depletion,
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This note was uploaded on 12/17/2010 for the course ACC114 ACC114 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '10 term at University of Phoenix.

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