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Chapter 4 Science

Lesson 3 Air Pollution and Solutions

Emissions Pollutants that are released into the air
Photochemical Smog A brownish think haze that is a mixture of ozone and other chemicals formed when pollutants react with sunlight
Ozone A form of oxygen that has three oxygen atoms in each molecule instead of the usual two; toxic to organisms where it forms near Earth's surface
Temperature Inversion a Condition in which a layer of warm air traps polluted air close to Earth's surface
Acid Rain Rain or another form of precipitation that is more acidic than normal, caused by the release of molecules of sulfured dioxide and nitrogen oxide into the air
Radon A colorless, odorless, radioactive gas
Ozone Layer The layer of the upper atmosphere that contains a higher concentration of ozone than the rest of the atmosphere
Chlororfluorocarbon Human-made gases containing chlorine and fluorine that are the main cause of ozone depletion
Created by: dguilliams