4. Climate Change

  1. Ronald A. Hites and
  2. Jonathan D. Raff

Published Online: 6 JUL 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118309926.ch4

Elements of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition

Elements of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition

How to Cite

Hites, R. A. and Raff, J. D. (2012) Climate Change, in Elements of Environmental Chemistry, Second Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118309926.ch4

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 JUL 2012
  2. Published Print: 23 APR 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781118041550

Online ISBN: 9781118309926

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Keywords:

  • blackbody radiation;
  • infrared radiation;
  • greenhouse effect;
  • aerosols;
  • clouds

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Perspective

  • Blackbody Radiation and Earth's Temperature

  • Absorption of Infrared Radiation

  • Greenhouse Effect

  • Earth's Radiative Balance

  • Aerosols and Clouds

  • Radiative Forcing

  • Global Warning Potentials

  • Concluding Remarks

  • Problem Set