The Atmosphere - Physical Environment

1st layer of the atmosphere?
Troposphere
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Why are fluctuations of CO2 in the summer greater than in the winter?
Because there are higher levels of light
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What causes heating to the stratosphere as the altitude increases?
UV
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What process does the sun use to get energy?
Nuclear Fusion
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Why don't icebergs cause sea levels to rise?
Because they are not on land
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What protocol does limit the release of greenhouse gases?
Kyoto Protocol
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Why is ozone depletion greatest in Polar Regions?
Chemical reations involving chlorine and ozone occur most easily in low temperatures
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Natural process that causes triatomic oxygen to turn into diatomic oxygen?
Photodissociation
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Which feedback mechanism causes an increases the original change?
Positive Feedback Mechanism
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Why are fluctuations of CO2 in the summer greater than in the winter?

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Because there are higher levels of light

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What causes heating to the stratosphere as the altitude increases?

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What process does the sun use to get energy?

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Why don't icebergs cause sea levels to rise?

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