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Air: Climate and Pollution

Air: Climate and Pollution

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Published by: Allen A. Espinosa on Mar 03, 2012
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Air: Climate and PollutionChapter 9
 
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Outline:
Atmosphere and Climate
Climate Change
El Nino
Human Causes
Climate and Pollution
Kinds of Pollution
Sources
Transport
Effects of Air Pollution
Air Pollution Control
 
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ATMOSPHERE AND CLIMATE
Weather- A description of short-termphysical conditions of the atmosphere.
Climate- A description of the long-termweather pattern in a particular area.
Weather and climate are primarydeterminants of biomes and ecosystemdistribution.
The atmosphere has 4 distinct zones ofcontrasting temperature due to differencein absorption of solar energy:

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