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published by the University Corporation for Atmospheric Research
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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Heat
- First Law
= Heat Transfer
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- Geoscience
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- Informal Education
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2001 http://www.ucar.edu/legal/terms_of_use.shtml
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Keywords: albedo, energy, experiment, greenhouse gases, heat, heat transfer, infrared radiation, module, radiation, thermal energy
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Record Updated: Oct 25, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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October 11, 2007
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AIP Format
(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 October 22, 2014, 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 22 October 2014).
MLA Format
Cycles of the Earth and Atmosphere: The Greenhouse Effect. Boulder: University Corporation for Atmospheric Research, 2001. 11 Oct. 2007. 22 Oct. 2014 <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 = {2014}, Number = {22 October 2014}, Month = {October 11, 2007}, Year = {2001} }
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