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This web page is a module on the Earth's greenhouse effect.  It contains background information for teachers on the atmospheric gases that absorb and trap heat to make our planet suitable for life.  It also compares atmospheres of nearby planets.
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- First Law
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Keywords:
albedo, energy, experiment, greenhouse gases, heat, heat transfer, infrared radiation, module, radiation, thermal energy
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(University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, 2001), WWW Document, (http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_3_1.htm).
AJP/PRST-PER
Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: The Greenhouse Effect, (University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, 2001), <http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_3_1.htm>.
APA Format
Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: The Greenhouse Effect. (2007, October 11). Retrieved December 13, 2017, from University Corporation for Atmospheric Research: http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_3_1.htm
Chicago Format
University Corporation for Atmospheric Research. Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: The Greenhouse Effect. Boulder: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, October 11, 2007. http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_3_1.htm (accessed 13 December 2017).
MLA Format
Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: The Greenhouse Effect. Boulder: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, 2001. 11 Oct. 2007. 13 Dec. 2017 <http://www.ucar.edu/learn/1_3_1.htm>.
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@misc{ Title = {Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: The Greenhouse Effect}, Publisher = {University Corporation for Atmospheric Research}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {13 December 2017}, Month = {October 11, 2007}, Year = {2001} }
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