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Atmosphere : sea of air

Author: Roy A Gallant
Publisher: New York : Benchmark Books, ©2003.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Elementary and junior high school : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Describes the atmosphere which makes life on earth possible, explores its effects on weather and climate, and examines what causes air pollution and what can be done it.
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Genre/Form: Juvenile works
Juvenile literature
Material Type: Document, Elementary and junior high school, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roy A Gallant
OCLC Number: 1028231989
Description: 1 online resource (80 pages : color illustrations)
Contents: Earth gets atmosphere: From planetesimals to planets --
Discovering the nature of air --
Becher invents phlogiston --
Priestley makes oxygen --
Boyle's "spring of air" --
Our ocean of air: Sky is the limit --
Atmosphere in motion --
Violent storms: Hurricanes --
Tornadoes --
Thunderstorms --
Sky as a source of wonder: Chasing rainbows --
Why is the sky blue? --
Merry dancers --
Our unclean sky: Planet-sized greenhouse --
Global warming and disease --
Three pollutants and what they do --
What happens to all the carbon? --
Where do we go from here? --
Glossary --
Further reading --
Websites --
Bibliography --
Index.
Responsibility: by Roy A. Gallant.
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Describes the atmosphere which makes life on earth possible, explores its effects on weather and climate, and examines what causes air pollution and what can be done it.

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