Lec3_Stratospheric_Ozone-1

Lec3_Stratospheric_Ozone-1 - Lecture-3 Stratospheric...

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Lecture-3 Stratospheric Ozone-1: Trends in ozone concentrations Chemicals that cause ozone destruction CHEM/ENVS 380 Feb 2, 2010 1. Understand the basic structure and composition of the atmosphere 2. What is the difference between good ozone and bad ozone? 3. How is ozone distributed spatially and temporally? 4. What substances destroy the ozone layer? 5. How is ozone doing globally? What are the prospects for recovery?
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http://liftoff.msfc.nasa.gov/academy/space/atmosphere.html The atmosphere is ~560 km thick Major regions are identified from the temperature profile: Thermosphere (or Ionosphere) Mesosphere Stratosphere Troposphere
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Stratosphere and Troposphere Harrison R. M. ed. Understanding Our Environment, Third Ed., 1999, Royal Society of Chemistry, Cambridge km
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General Atmospheric Circulation Brown et al. (1993) Ocean Circulation, Pergamon Press, Oxford.
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Composition of the Atmosphere Two major phases: GASEOUS CONDENSED Aerosols (liquid and solid) Clouds The gaseous phase: MAJOR constituents TRACE constituents
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Major Gaseous Components (in DRY air) N 2 (78 %) O 2 (21 %) Ar (1%) CO 2 (380 ppm = 0.038 %)
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Major components
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This note was uploaded on 09/23/2011 for the course CHEM 380 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at S.F. State.

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