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Lecture Study Guide for Exam 2 Atmosphere Air as a global common property resource Atmospheric layers and characteristics Troposphere Stratosphere Mesosphere Thermosphere Exosphere Ozone in the stratosphere, how it is produced, what it does, how it is broken down by chloroflurocarbons Ozone thinning over Antarctica The hydrologic cycle Air pollution Primary pollutants such as SO 2 , NO x , particulate matter, hydrocarbons, ozone, other HAPS Secondary pollutants - reactions of primary pollutants in the atmosphere Effects of acid deposition Photochemical smog Effects of air pollution on humans and ecosystem function Air pollution control, input control versus output control The greenhouse effect Global warming - causes Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Evidence for anthropogenic effects on global warming Greenhouse gasses - mostly carbon dioxide, methane, nitrous oxide Positive feedback loops and negative feedback loops and their potential effects on warming Projected effects of global warming on Earth’s ecosystems
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