1/9/20081Lecture 19: It’s Getting Warmer, BUT Why?Some Discussion on the Controversies about Global WarmingGeography 1000 Spring 2008Some Terms for Study and Excellence in Tests•Global Climate Change—Warming Processes (p. 515-534); Cooling Processes (p.547)•El Nino, La Nina (p. 514)•IPC 2007 Assessment (8 main points—p. 519-525)•Greenhouse gases (types) p.520-521•Arctic Climate Impact Assessment Five ―bullets‖ –main points (p. 528-529)•Thermohaline Circulation and Ocean Conveyor (p. 515)•Depletion of Ozone Layer (p. 534-539)•Svante Arrhenius (p. 519)•Troposphere, Tropopause, Stratosphere, Mesophere p. 510
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1/9/20082―Like what’s with like all these storms, man?Science is JUST not there yet—we are learning quickly, but need time-series data to really start to build successful models! The Radiation Balance?SunEarth’s TemperatureSolarEnergyRadiativeCooling