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Name: Climate and the Effects of Global Climate Change
ID: m44861
Language: English (en)
Summary: By the end of this section, you will be able to:
  • Define global climate change
  • Summarize the effects of the Industrial Revolution on global atmospheric carbon dioxide concentration
  • Describe three natural factors affecting long-term global climate
  • List two or more greenhouse gases and describe their role in the greenhouse effect
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: atmospheric carbon dioxide, biosphere, clathrate, climate, climate change, ecology, geological climate change, global climate, global climate change, global warming, greenhouse effect, greenhouse gas, haze-effect cooling, industrial revolution, Milankovitch cycle, present climate change, solar intensity, weather
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), Cnx Biology (ryan.s.stickney@gmail.com)

Latest version: 1.3 (history)
First publication date: Aug 23, 2012 4:10 pm -0500
Last revision to module: Apr 10, 2013 3:23 pm -0500

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Version: 1.3 Apr 10, 2013 3:23 pm -0500 by Cnx Biology
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Version: 1.1 Aug 30, 2012 5:06 pm -0500 by Cnx Biology
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