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Greenhouse gases


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Greenhouse gases

  1. 1. Atmospheric Chemistry!<br />Greenhouse Gases <br />
  2. 2. Gases which capture the heat from the atmosphere.<br />What are greenhouse gases??<br />
  3. 3. statistics…<br />consistently keep the earth 33 degrees Celsius (91.4 degrees F) warmer than in normally would be<br />the global temperature has risen .5 degrees Celsius in the past century <br />Temperatures <br />Result<br />
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  5. 5. ~natural causes~<br />Volcanoes<br />
  6. 6. Eyjafjallajokull- <br />2010 Iceland Volcano<br />
  7. 7. Eyjafjallajokull<br />EYE-a-fyat-la-jo-kutl<br />erupted 2010<br />smoke cloud reached 11,000- 20,000 feet<br />the ash cloud was 5-6 miles in the air<br />gases contain sulphuric aerosols<br />over 112 million tons of sulphur dioxide were emitted in 8 months<br />
  8. 8. Sulphur Dioxide<br />SO2 <br />colorless<br />distinct smell<br />irritates skin, eyes, nose, and mouth<br />harms lungs<br />
  9. 9. Greenhouse gas emissions… <br />24 billion tons of carbon dioxide from cars, and industries combined. (world wide)<br />200 million tons of carbon dioxide per year (land and sea)<br />Humans<br />Volcanoes<br />
  10. 10. what’s in greenhouse gases??<br />No natural sources (worst destroyer<br />of the ozone) (CFC’S)<br />(chlorofluorocarbons)<br />mainly human made<br />used in soils, and <br />agriculture<br />Gasoline, coal,<br />oil, natural gas,<br />in combustion<br />reactions<br />mostly comes from nature<br />it’s a natural gas<br />The quickening of the<br />destruction of <br />rain forests<br />