AQA As Unit 2 Environmental studies

The atmosphere. quick questions

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  • Created on: 17-05-12 11:24
'A combination of active processes that cancel out each other's effect so that there is no overall change' is the definition of what?
Drynamic Equilibrium
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Where in the structure of the atmosphere does ozone naturally occur?
Stratosphere
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In a 24-hour cycle when does the concentration of Carbon Dioxide peak
Night time
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Temperature declines with increasing altitude in the Troposphere?
True
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Clouds of particulate matter absorb and reflect some light?
True
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Roughly what percentage of incoming solar radiation is absorbed by the Earths surface?
50
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The infrared radiation that is emitted by the Earths surface is partly absorbed by what in the atmosphere?
Gases
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Carbon Dioxide concentration is increased by human activities in what way?
Deforestation
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A positive feedback mechanism is.......
A situation where an initial change causes a reaction that increases the original change
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Rebecca Canneaux

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This would have been brilliant....if you hadnt spelt dynamic equilibrium wrong and made it impossible to complete quizes etc....

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