Ch16_Clim-chng_107 - Special Topics 1 Global Warming – Ch...

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Unformatted text preview: Special Topics 1. Global Warming – Ch. 16 Natural causes Human influences 2. Lights and Colors in the Sky – Ch. 19 Rainbow Halo Mirage Some global warming evidences The past 10 years were the warmest decade since 1861,when thermometer records began. 2005 was the warmest year on record. The ten hottest years since the beginning of the last millennium have all occurred since 1983. The temperature increase of the 20th Century was the largest of any century in the last 1,000 years. 0.6 o C or 1 o F per 100 year Temperature Change– 100 Years Temperature Change–1000 Years Phil Jones and Jean Palutikof Hockey stick diagram 100ky Temperature Change –10 K Years 100ky Temperature Change –Half M Years Temperature Change – B Years . l a k e p o w e l l . n e t / s c i e n c e c e n t e r / p a l e o c l . l a k e p o w e l l . n e t / s c i e n c e c e n t e r / p a l e o c l . l a k e p o w e l l . n e t / s c i e n c e c e n t e r / p a l e o c l . l a k e p o w e l l ....
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This note was uploaded on 03/18/2012 for the course UNDERSTAND 212 taught by Professor Qi during the Spring '12 term at Saint Louis.

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Ch16_Clim-chng_107 - Special Topics 1 Global Warming – Ch...

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