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Unformatted text preview: LECTURE 7: CLIMATE CHANGE PAST V.PRESENT Lecture Goals After today, you should be able to Explain the significance of CO 2 to global temperature Explain the significance of temperature to extinction Define isotope Describe how scientists reconstruct paleo-CO 2 concentrations and paleo-temperature Provide examples of the biotic consequences of high temperature/high CO 2 from periods of earth history [ video ] EXAM 1 Monday, September 20 Extra Credit due Friday Review Session Friday, 4.00 pm, BH 140 Photosynthesis Weathering Volcanism Respiration Decomposition Carbon Burial Photosynthesis Weathering Volcanism Respiration Decomposition Carbon Burial Photosynthesis Weathering Volcanism Respiration Decomposition Carbon Burial Photosynthesis Weathering Volcanism Respiration Decomposition Carbon Burial Why is atmospheric CO 2 important? Temperature and extinctions linked (4 out of 5 extinctions)! CLIMATE CHANGES OVER TIME (CO 2 concentration ) Stanley (2009) How do we know? What makes a carbon atom a carbon atom?a carbon atom?...
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This note was uploaded on 05/09/2011 for the course IB 106 taught by Professor Punyasenaandmarcot during the Fall '10 term at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.

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LECTURE_7_Climate_Change - LECTURE 7: CLIMATE CHANGE PAST...

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