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3.2.1 ­ The
Atmosphere
Objectives Notes
1. The composition of the The
atmospher
e i
s a
tur
bul
ent
,
gaseous
envel
ope
that
sur
rounds
the
planet
and
consi
sts
of
sever
al
layer
s,
the
most
si
gni
fi
cant
f
or
li
fe
on
atmosphere Eart…

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ultravi
olet
li
gh t
lev el
s at
A
sour
ce
of
oxygen,
car
bon
dioxi
de
and
nit
rogen
for
l
iv
ing
organi
sms,
and
w at
er
vapour
f
or
the
w at
er
cycl
e
the
Earth'
s
su rf
ac e.
Th e f)…

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3. Global climate Human acti
vit
ies
are
changi
ng t
he composi
ti
on
of
the
atmosphere.

Ma ny
of
the
processes
that
af
fect
t
he
atmospher
e ar
e
int
erconnect
ed
if
one
change pr
ocess i
s changed,
i
t
may change
other
s.
We…

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c) The
maj
or wi
ll
get
l
ess
rai
n t
han
p r
evi
ously.

Wa ter
vapour
may
also
get
car
ri
ed
fur
ther
bef
ore
it
condensed
and
fel
l
w hi
ch
means
mor
e pr
eci
pit
ati
on
i
n ar
eas…

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Fe edback me chan isms e) Di
ff
icul
ti
es i
n pr
edict
ing
cli
ma t
e change
a) T he
p ossibl
e S ome
processes
fl
uctuate
natur
all
y or
have mult
ipl
e causes

ne gati
ve and T here
are
li
mited…

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CFC s, C hl
orofl
uorocarbon s
­ Use of
al
ternat
ive
ma t
eri
als: But
a ne
in
propane
o r
aerosol
cans Hydrofl
uo r
ocarbon
(HFC s)
and
hydrochl
o r
ofl
uo r
o carbons
(HC FCs) i
n f
ri
dge'
s Alcoh…

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The
met
hods
by
whi
ch
C FC a) I
nter
nat
ional
agr
eement
s ­
The
Mont
real
Pr
otocol
(
1987)
whi
ch
phased
out
t
he
manuf
act
ure
and
use
of
C FCs
and
other

emi
ssi
ons
may
be
reduced ozonedepl
eti
ng
subst…

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T his
expan si
on i
s unusual

theref
ore `
ano malous'
.
c) Sol
vent
propert
ies
` ge ner
al
p hysi
ologi
cal
solvent
'
­ mo st
bi
ologi
ca l

reacti
ons t
ake pl
ace wi
th sol
utes
dissol
ved
in
w…

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c) Out
put
s ­
evapor
ati
on,
Evapor
ati
on
­ af
fect
ed
by
global
cl
i
mat
e change,
r
eser
voi
rs
also
impact
t
ranspi
rat
ion,
r
iver
Tr
anspi
rat
ion
­ af
fect
ed
by
changes
in
veget
ati
on
channel
di…

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d) Transpor
t d) Tr
ansport
­
H i
stor
ical
ly
impo r
tant.

R i
vers
and canal
s l
ess
so
today,
but
shi
ppi
n g
sti
l
l
very
impo r
tant
e) St
ud y
of
these
uses e) Water
use
and conf
li…

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Thank you so much! This is amazing!! 

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Do you have one for unit 3 & 4? :) 

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