Nitrous Oxide and Climate Change

Nitrous Oxide and Climate Change

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38.66 Nitrous Oxide and Climate Change

Nitrous oxide, N2O, is the third most important (in global warming terms) of the greenhouse gases, after carbon dioxide and methane. As this book describes, although it only comprises 320 parts per billion of the earth's atmosphere, it has a so-called Global Warming Potential nearly 300 times greater than that of carbon dioxide. N2O emissions are difficult to estimate, because they are predominantly biogenic in origin. The N2O is formed in soils and oceans throughout… (more)

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Publisher: Routledge (May 28, 2010)

Format: EPUB

Page count: 240 pages

File size: 5.1 MB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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