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  • Snowball Earth Hypothesis
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    State of research on the 'Snowball Earth Hypothesis " The 'Snowball Earth Hypothesis' also known as the " Varan gia glaciation' is a hypothesis presented in 2001 by Geologist Paul Hoffman. (Wikipedia, 2002) The hypothesis purposes that 540 million years ago during the Neoproterozoic, a meter thick of ice covered the oceans and glaciers the continents for 100 million years. Albedo; when ice and snow reflect solar radiation into space, in absents of greenhouse gases, which don't exist within the a...
  • Increase In The Atmospheric Temperature
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    The Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect is an increase in the atmospheric temperature caused by increasing amounts of greenhouse gases. These gases act as a heat blanket insulating the Earth's surface absorbing and trapping heat radiation which normally escapes from the earth. They include carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrous oxide, CFC's, and other halocarbons. The earth's atmosphere goes through two processes constantly. Global cooling is the first process. This process uses the c...
  • Carbon Cycle The Carbon In The Atmosphere
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    Topic: Atmosphere Chemistry Pollution has always been an emotive irrespective of whether it occurs in the air, on land or at sea. In the latter half of this century much attention has been drawn to air pollution caused by modern methods of communication, although some cradles of the Industrial Revolution must have experienced local levels of high pollution quite unimaginable by present standards. Campaigns against the more widespread effects of atmospheric pollution are constantly mounted by the...
  • Carbon Dioxide In The Earth's Greenhouse Effect
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    GREENHOUSE EFFECT The glass windows of a greenhouse let in sunlight. The sunlight warms up objects inside the greenhouse. These objects then give off heat. The glass of the greenhouse, however, does not let out the heat. If the greenhouse lacks ventilation, all the heat stays locked inside and the temperature rises. This greenhouse effect also causes the inside of an automobile to become hot if its windows remain closed on a sunny day. The Earth and its atmosphere are like a giant greenhouse. Li...
  • Levels Of Carbon Dioxide In Our Atmosphere
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    Global Warming is a big problem in today's society. Global Warming also known as the Greenhouse effect is a problem everyone will soon have to face. The people of the younger generations should be educated about what Global Warming is and that it is caused due to the way people are treating the environment. We are now entering the Greenhouse century as we know it. Planet Earth is estimated to be 4.5 billion years old, and life on earth has existed for more than 3.5 billion years. Humans have bee...
  • Green House Effect In The Earths Atmosphere
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    The Enhanced Greenhouse Effect For the past ten thousand years the earths climate has been extremely good and beneficial to mankind. Today however, major changes are taking place. Humans beings are changing the face of the entire planet by destroying the rain forests and pumping our pollutants into the air and water. Some of these gases are very toxic and they are destroying our ozone layers which allows life to exist on earth These things are changing the make-up of the earths biosphere and its...
  • Greenhouse Effect In The Earth's Atmosphere
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    For the past ten thousand years the earth's climate has been extremely beneficial to mankind. However, nowadays major changes are taking place. Humans beings are changing the face of the entire planet by destroying the rain forests and pumping our pollutants into the air and water. Some of these gases are very toxic and they are destroying our ozone layer which allows life to exist on earth. These things are changing the make-up of the earth's biosphere and its heat balance in a very negative wa...

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