Busy. Please wait.

Forgot Password?

Don't have an account?  Sign up 

show password


Make sure to remember your password. If you forget it there is no way for StudyStack to send you a reset link. You would need to create a new account.

By signing up, I agree to StudyStack's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy.

Already a StudyStack user? Log In

Reset Password
Enter the email address associated with your account, and we'll email you a link to reset your password.

Remove ads
Don't know (0)
Know (0)
remaining cards (0)
To flip the current card, click it or press the Spacebar key.  To move the current card to one of the three colored boxes, click on the box.  You may also press the UP ARROW key to move the card to the "Know" box, the DOWN ARROW key to move the card to the "Don't know" box, or the RIGHT ARROW key to move the card to the Remaining box.  You may also click on the card displayed in any of the three boxes to bring that card back to the center.

Pass complete!

"Know" box contains:
Time elapsed:
restart all cards

Embed Code - If you would like this activity on your web page, copy the script below and paste it into your web page.

  Normal Size     Small Size show me how

Ch. 15 Air Pol Pt. 3

Environmental Ecology- Air Pollution

Air quality issues causes... 3 million deaths per year
1970 Clean Air Act Mandated EPA establish and enforce 6 Ambient Air Quality standards and established 188 Hazardous Air Pollutants (HAPs)
Ambient Air Quality Standards 1. Carbon Monoxide (CO) 2. Nitrogen Oxide (NO2) 3. Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) 4. SPM (Suspended Particulate Matter) 5. Photochemical Ozone (O3+Chemicals-->bad ozone) 6. Lead (PB)
New cars... Produce 75% less air pollution due to catalytic converters
Greatest Air Pollution ...Occurs in the home 2-5x more air pollution
Global Warming Should be looked at in different regions, not on global scale. Is a scientific consensus, not scientific proof
Natural Greenhouse Gasses 1. O2 2. H2O 3. CH4 (Methane) 4. N20 (Nitrous Oxide) Natural sources that control temp by trapping heat
Human Sources 1. Ag 2. Deforestation 3. Fossil fuels
Harmful Effects of Atmospheric Warming 1. Snow & Ice Melt 2. Oceans Rising 3. Disruption of Ocean Currents 4. Extreme Weather 5. Biodiversity Changes 6. Crop Growth locations shifted 7. Health Effects/Diseases 8. Permafrost Melt 9. Reduced Food Productivity-drought
Created by: ginganinjaem