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  1. Coriolis effect
  2. High-pressure system
  3. Volative Organic compunds (VOCs)
  4. Weather
  5. carbon monoxide
  1. a carbon-containing chemical used in a =nd emitted by vehicle engines and a wide cariety of solvents and industrial processes, as well as by many household chemical and consumer items.
  2. b a colorless, odorless gas produced primarily by the imcomplete combustion of fuel. Mostly from cars and engines.
  3. c atmospheric conditions over short time periods, typically hours or days, and within relatively small gergraphic areas
  4. d contains air that moves outward away from a center of the system and spirals upward
  5. e The apparent deflection of north-south air currents to a partly east-west direction, caused by the faster spin if regions near the equator than of regions near the poles as a result of earth's rotation

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. a highly reactive, foul smelling reddish brown gas that contributes to smog and acid precipitation.
  2. pollutants emitted into the troposphere in a from that can be directly harmful or that can react to form harmful substances
  3. The settling of acidic or acid-forming pollutants from the atmosphere onto earth's surface.
  4. One of the group of human made organic compunds derived from simple hydrocarbons, in which hydrogen atoms are replayed by chlorine, bromine, or flourine. deplete the ozone layer
  5. A highly toxic, radioactive, colorless gas that seeps up from the ground in areas with certin types of bedrock and can build up inside basements and homes with poor air circulation

5 True/False Questions

  1. thermal inversionThe bounsry along which a mass of warmer, moister air replaces a mass of colder, drier air.


  2. scrubbersatmospheric conditions over short time periods, typically hours or days, and within relatively small gergraphic areas


  3. secondary pollutantsHarmful substances produced when primary pollutants interact or react with contituents of the atmosphere


  4. ClimateThe pattern of atmospheric conditions found accross large geoographic regions over long periods of time


  5. industrial smogis formed through light-driven chemical reactions of primary pollutants and normal atmospheric compounds that produce a mix of over100 different chemicals.


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