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Unit 4
Gases in our atmosphere

There are thousands of gases in the troposphere, the layer of the atmosphere next to the ground. We learned about the most important species.

 

 

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Some of them are evenly spread over the world, some depend very much on local sources and conditions, also on the daytime. In this unit we give a short overview how gases in our atmosphere can be characterised.

Animation: Michael Weigend - University of Hagen

 

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About this page:
author: Elmar Uherek - Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz
Scientific reviewer: Dr. Rolf Sander - Max Planck Institute for Chemistry, Mainz - 2004-05-18
last published: 2004-04-06

 

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