Abilities (what you learned):
At the end of this chapter you should be able
State the effects of Acid Rain and explain why the seriousness of the problems
posed by acid rain varies with local geologic setting.
Describe the current situation of the 'Ozone Hole', including how it formed.
Explain photochemical smog.
Explain the radiation hazard associated with indoor air pollution.
Establish the pollutant species that are believed to be primary responsible
for acid rain.
the Standard Air Pollution Index (PSI) and describe the pollutant levels
and health effects implied in each case.
the phenomenon of a thermal inversion, giving an example of a geographic
setting that might be specifically conducive to the development of n inversion.
why the global warming of the planet is called the greenhouse effect
the effects of ozone in the ozone layer with the ozone at ground level.
photochemical smog and under what circumstances this problem is most severe.
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