The Atmosphere

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the proportion of the incident light that is reflected b a surface
Albedo
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pollutants originating in human activity
Anthropogenic
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chemical which are greenhouse gases and deplete the ozone layer
CFC
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a state of balance between continuing processes
Dynamic Equilibrium
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a kind of radiation in which electric + magnetic fields simutaneously
Electromagnetic Radiation
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wen radiation is classified by wavelength + frequency
Electromagnetic Spectrum
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caused by human activities that are adding greenhouse gases to the Earth's atmosphere
Enhanced Greenhouse Effect
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rise in global average temperature
Global Climate Change
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process by which radiation from a planet's atmosphere warms the planet's surface
Greenhouse Effect
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the process by which water on the ground surface enters the soil
Infiltration
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international treaty to reduce CO2 emissions
Kyoto Protocol 1997
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poor country
LEDC
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rich country
MEDC
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international treaty to protect ozone layer
Montreal Protocol 1987
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a reaction in which 2 or more atomic nuclei form different atomic nuclei- to create energy
Nuclear Fusion
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region of the Earth's stratosphere that absorbs most of the sun's ultraviolet radiation
Ozone
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area of the atmosphere that contains the ozone layer
Stratosphere
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area of the atmosphere nearest to the Earth's surface
Troposphere
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