Human Effects on Climate
|natural "greenhouse" effects|
|enhanced "greenhouse" effects|
|Why the term "greenhouse" is a misnomer?|
|Sources and sinks of greenhouse gases; greenhouse gas concentrations, trends, lifetime, and degree of forcing relative to carbon dioxide|
|Renewable and nonrenewable resources; fossil fuels|
|Carbon storages in the Earth's climate system|
|Time scales of carbon cycling, and related processes|
|Photosynthesis and respiration|
|Missing carbon sink|
|Uncertainties of global warming|
|GCMs and their performance in simulating climate change|
|The role of ozone as a greenhouse gas and a pollutant
What are the three categories of UV radiation? Which of these are considered to be biologically harmful?
What is ozone column depth? In what units is it measured?
How do nitrogen and chlorine catalyze the destruction of ozone?
What role do polar stratospheric clouds play in the formation of the Antarctic ozone hole?
Why is a springtime ozone hole observed over the Antarctic but not over the Arctic?
What strategies have been adopted for reducing or eliminating the use of freons?
Last updated on 12/08/09 02:52 PM by Zong-Liang Yang