Atmospheric Issues week 5

Atmospheric Issues week 5 - Axia College Material Appendix...

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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 ) Animal and plant respiration, Ocean- atmosphere exchange, Volcanic eruptions, coal, oil and gas in power plants, automobiles, industrial facilities may include headaches, dizziness, restlessness, a tingling sensation, difficulty breathing, sweating, tiredness, increased heart rate, elevated blood pressure, coma, asphyxia to convulsions and even frostbite if exposed to dry ice Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) aerosols, refrigeration equipment and some foams global warming impacts and ozone depleting effects, may affect the brain, eye, heart, kidney, liver, pancreas, reproductive system and skin Ground-level ozone (O 3 ) Formed in atmosphere (secondary air pollutant) Irritates eyes; irritates respiratory tract; produces chest discomfort; aggravates respiratory conditions such as asthma and
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