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Session17 - Nutr 241A Agricultural Science and Policy I...

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S e a r c h Readings: Session 17 Authors : Kathleen Merrigan, Ph.D., William Lockeretz, Ph.D. Readings Atmosphere. 2. Stratospheric Ozone depletion . EPA (no date). The Potential of US Cropland to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect . Chaps. 2, 3 and 11. R. Lal et al. (1999) Contributions of agro ecosystems to global climate change. J.W. Duxbury et al. Chap.1 in Agriculture Ecosystem Effects on Trace Gases and Global Climate Change . (1993) Key Questions Stratospheric Ozone Depletion What are the causes and implications of stratospheric ozone depletion? The Potential of US Cropland to Sequester Carbon and Mitigate the Greenhouse Effect Why is radiative forcing of Greenhouse gases (GHG) expressed in terms of MMTCE (million metric tones of carbon equivalents)? For the same purpose, which is the more widely used unit internationally? Which gas is most important among all GHGs? What is the major trend projected with reference to this gas?
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This note was uploaded on 02/17/2012 for the course NUTR 241 taught by Professor Kathleenmerrigan during the Fall '06 term at TUFS.

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