Earth's early atmosphere

Everything about earths early atmosphere. 

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  • Created by: Anu Rai
  • Created on: 01-05-13 17:20

Oxygen in early atmosphere

There was no oxygen in the early atmosphere because:

  • Volcanoes didn't release Oxygen, and the atmoshpere was only filled with gasses released by Volcanoes
  • Oldest rocks contain compounds that COULD NOT have been made if Oxygen was around.
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Gases in early atmosphere.

  • Nitrogen
  • Carbon Dioxide
  • Methane
  • Ammonia

Because these gasses are released my volcanoes and the earth was filled with volcanoes in the early atmosphere.

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