103 CLIMATE 2

103 CLIMATE 2 - EASILY AS LIGHT ENERGY ENTERS GREENHOUSE...

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OUTLINE: CLIMATE CHANGE II 1. REST OF THE EVIDENCE 2. THEORY: GREENHOUSE EFFECT 3. POSSIBLE CONSEQUENCES Suggested readings: Kerr, R.A. 2010. Models foresee more-intense hurricanes in the greenhouse. Science 327:399. [see also related article in same issue by Bender et al.]
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EVIDENCE 2. MELTING ICE PACKS IN ARCTIC & ANTARCTICA, MORE ICEBERGS, MELTING GLACIERS 3. RISING SEA LEVELS. - _______________ - _______________
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EVIDENCE 4. MORE EXTREME WEATHER EVENTS _________________________ _________________________ __________________
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GREENHOUSE EFFECT DEFINITION: ____________________ _______________________________ _______________________________. WITHOUT GREENHOUSE EFFECT, SURFACE TEMPERATURES WOULD BE _______________________
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GREENHOUSE EFFECT SOME OF SUN’S ENERGY IS ABSORBED BY EARTH _________ DOESN’T LEAVE THE ATMOSPHERE AS
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Unformatted text preview: EASILY AS LIGHT ENERGY ENTERS. GREENHOUSE GASES • _______________________ • ______________________ • ______________________ • ______________________ • SOME OTHERS, TOO • ______________________________ ______________________________ ______________________________ CLIMATE CHANGE = GLOBAL WARMING • DEFINITION : ______________________ _________________________________ _______________________________. • BETTER TERM: CLIMATE CHANGE , ________________________________ ________________________________. GREENHOUSE GAS INCREASES SINCE USE OF FOSSIL FUELS PREDICTED CONSEQUENCES • 1. ______________________________.-__________ added recently to threatened list, loss of sea ice in Arctic was given as reason. • 2. __________________________. • 3. ____________________. – ___________________________ American pika...
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This note was uploaded on 02/26/2012 for the course FNR 103 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '08 term at Purdue.

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