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Unformatted text preview: Is Global Warming the Silent Killer The National Oceanographic data center contains the subsurface ocean data which reveal the ways that heat is distributed and redistributed over the planet. Knowing how these systems are changing and how they have changed in the past is crucial to understanding how they will change in the future. And, for climate information that extends from hundreds to thousands of years, paleoclimatology data, also available from the National Climatic Data Center, helps to provide longer term perspectives. (www.ncdc.noaa.gov) It is essential for life on Earth and is one of Earth's natural processes. It is the result of heat absorption by certain gases in the atmosphere (called greenhouse gases because they effectively 'trap' heat in the lower atmosphere) and re-radiation downward of some of that heat. This is what Scientist believe is happening to our earth, which is extremely of that heat....
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This note was uploaded on 11/02/2011 for the course BUS com125 taught by Professor Na during the Spring '11 term at University of Phoenix.
- Spring '11