Chemistry Definitions: F322, Module 4

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Greenhouse Effect
The process in which the absorption and subsequent emission of infrared radiation by atmospheric gases warms the lower atmosphere and the planet's surface
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Troposphere
The lowest layer of the earth's atmosphere, extending from the earth's surface up to about 7km above the poles and 20km above the trophics
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Stratosphere
The second layer of the earth's atmosphere, containing the ozone layer, about 10km to 50km above the earth's surface
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Absorption
The process that occurs when a gas, liquid or solute is held to the surface of a solid or, more rarely, a liquid
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12 Principles
Created in order to improve sustainability of the work of chemists
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The lowest layer of the earth's atmosphere, extending from the earth's surface up to about 7km above the poles and 20km above the trophics

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Troposphere

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The second layer of the earth's atmosphere, containing the ozone layer, about 10km to 50km above the earth's surface

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The process that occurs when a gas, liquid or solute is held to the surface of a solid or, more rarely, a liquid

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Created in order to improve sustainability of the work of chemists

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