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DSST Env.Sci. Chp. 7

vocab. for DSST Env.Sci. from Environmental Science by Karen Arms

atmosphere the thin layer of gases that surrounds the Earth
CFCs (chlorofluorocarbons) human-made chemical compounds that are restricted in use because they destroy ozone
climate the average weather in an area over a long period of time
exosphere outermost portion of the Earth’s atmosphere
global warming predicted increase in Earth’s temperature due to an increase in greenhouse gases in the atmosphere
greenhouse effect warming effect on the air caused by heat rising from the surface of the Earth and being trapped by gases in the troposphere
greenhouse gases the gases in the atmosphere that trap and radiate heat
latitude distance measured in degrees north and south of the equator, which is 0° latitude
mesosphere atmospheric zone above the stratosphere
ozone form of oxygen with molecules made of three oxygen atoms
stratosphere one of the five layers of the atmosphere, lying immediately above the troposphere and extending from 10 km to about 50 km above the Earth's surface
thermosphere atmospheric zone above the mesosphere
troposphere one of the five layers of the atmosphere, extending from the Earths surface to about 10 km above the surface
ultraviolet (UV) light harmful light from the sun
weather conditions in the atmosphere at a particular place and particular moment
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