GLG Part 5 - GLG Part 5 Absolute Time Radioactive...

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GLG Part 5 Absolute Time- Radioactive (radiometric) age dating o Radioactive decay- Spontaneous nuclear disintegration of certain isotopes. o Alpha decay- Alpha particle Atomic Number- (-2) Atomic Mass Number- (-4) o Beta decay- Beta particle- “Fast electron” Atomic Number- (+1) Atomic Mass- (No change) o Electron capture Damage from earthquakes Tsunami Earthquake prediction Earthqauke probability o Seismic gap o Recurrence interval Within plate earthquakes Troposphere Infrared radiation o Infrared radiation is kept close to the earth’s surface due to the green house effect o Greenhouse Effect- Greenhouse gases CO 2 Methane
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Hydrogen They take in infrared radiation After the troposphere, the gases gather the solar radiation and it is warmer than the top of the troposphere. How to change average temperature of the troposphere? Change amount of greenhouse gases
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2011 for the course GLG 101 taught by Professor Holm during the Fall '09 term at Miami University.

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GLG Part 5 - GLG Part 5 Absolute Time Radioactive...

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