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Unformatted text preview: o most ozone found in stratosphere chlorofluorocarbons (CFC) - depletes the ozone layer o harmless in lower atmosphere o reaches higher atmosphere >> more radiation >> more photodissociation o chloride w/ oxygen forms chlorine monoxide troposphere composition - like atmosphere, mostly nitrogen/oxygen acid rain- due to nitrogen oxides in air o NOx from fossil fuel burning o kills animals, corrodes metals/stone carbon monoxide - along w/ cyanide, bonds to hemoglobin better than oxygen photochemical smog- stagnant air mass due to nitric oxide o ozone acts as pollutant in lower atmosphere carbon dioxide/methane - contributes to greenhouse effect...
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- Spring '08