Earth's Atmosphere

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  • The Earth's Atmosphere
    • Proportions of Gases
      • 200 million years
        • Nitrogen
          • 78%
        • Oxygen
          • 21%
        • other
          • Carbon Dioxide
          • Water Vapour
    • Time line
      • Volcanoes
        • Released carbon dioxide
          • Like Mars and Venus
        • Oceans
          • Water Vapour condensed
          • Absorbed carbon dioxide
            • Some reacted with sea water
              • Produced carbonate precipitates
                • Later marine used carbonates to make shells
          • Today
            • Nitrogen slowly was released
            • Plants release oxygen
              • Allowed more complex life to evolve
            • Decrease in carbon dioxide
              • Evolution of photosynthetic organisms
              • Evolution of marine animals
              • Formation of oceans
        • Released Nitrogen
          • Oceans
            • Water Vapour condensed
            • Absorbed carbon dioxide
              • Some reacted with sea water
                • Produced carbonate precipitates
                  • Later marine used carbonates to make shells
            • Today
              • Nitrogen slowly was released
              • Plants release oxygen
                • Allowed more complex life to evolve
              • Decrease in carbon dioxide
                • Evolution of photosynthetic organisms
                • Evolution of marine animals
                • Formation of oceans
        • Over 4.6 billion years
      • The Green House Effect
        • sun emits short wavelength radiation
          • Travels towards Earth surface
            • Earth absorbs radiation
            • Long Wavelength reflected back into atmosphere
              • Atmosphere Absorbs radiation
              • Re-radiate in all directions
                • Increases Earth surface
                  • The Green House Effect
                    • sun emits short wavelength radiation
                      • Travels towards Earth surface
                        • Earth absorbs radiation
                        • Long Wavelength reflected back into atmosphere
                          • Atmosphere Absorbs radiation
                          • Re-radiate in all directions
                            • Increases Earth surface
                      • Enhancing the effect
                        • Deforestation
                          • Fewer trees
                            • Less photosynthesis
                              • Less carbon dioxide is removed
                        • Burning Fossil Fuels
                          • Releases carbon dioxide
                          • Common fuels
                            • Toxic nitrogen oxides
                              • Car engines
                            • toxic Sulphur dioxide
                              • When sulphur is burned
                            • Carbon monoxide
                              • Incomplete combustion
                            • Particulates
                              • Incomplete combustion
                          • Consequences
                            • Sulphur dioxide
                              • Acid rain
                                • consequences
                                  • metal corrosion
                                  • death, Beatles + marine
                              • Breathing problems
                              • Sulphuric acid
                            • Carbon monoxide
                              • Restricts movement of blood
                                • fainting, comas, death
                            • Nitrogen oxides
                              • Breathing problems
                              • Acid rain
                                • consequences
                                  • metal corrosion
                                  • death, Beatles + marine
                              • nitric acid
                            • Particulates
                              • Global dimming
                        • Agriculture
                          • Animals releases methane during digestion
                        • Landfills
                          • decomposition releases methane
                        • solutions
                          • reduce carbon footprint
                            • Governments
                            • Barriers
                              • Economic Factors
                                • Impact on development
                              • Political factors
                                • Hesitant
                              • Social factors
                                • Don't want to change
                                • Uneducated
                              • Scientific factors
                                • Scientists have different opinions
                          • Capture carbon
                          • Carbon off-setting
                            • Plant trees
                      • Climate Change
                        • Melting polar caps
                          • Increases sea levels
                          • species go extinct
                            • Polar bear
                        • Meteorological events
                          • Storms
                          • Heat waves
                          • Droughts
          • Enhancing the effect
            • Deforestation
              • Fewer trees
                • Less photosynthesis
                  • Less carbon dioxide is removed
            • Burning Fossil Fuels
              • Releases carbon dioxide
              • Common fuels
                • Toxic nitrogen oxides
                  • Car engines
                • toxic Sulphur dioxide
                  • When sulphur is burned
                • Carbon monoxide
                  • Particulates
                  • Consequences
                    • Sulphur dioxide
                      • Sulphuric acid
                    • Carbon monoxide
                      • Restricts movement of blood
                        • fainting, comas, death
                    • Nitrogen oxides
                      • nitric acid
                    • Particulates
                      • Global dimming
                • Agriculture
                  • Animals releases methane during digestion
                • Landfills
                  • decomposition releases methane
                • solutions
                  • reduce carbon footprint
                    • Governments
                    • Barriers
                      • Economic Factors
                        • Impact on development
                      • Political factors
                        • Hesitant
                      • Social factors
                        • Don't want to change
                        • Uneducated
                      • Scientific factors
                        • Scientists have different opinions
                  • Capture carbon
                  • Carbon off-setting
                    • Plant trees
              • Climate Change
                • Melting polar caps
                  • Increases sea levels
                  • species go extinct
                    • Polar bear
                • Meteorological events
                  • Storms
                  • Heat waves
                  • Droughts

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