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Search Results for: greenhouse gas

Greenhouse gas

Definition noun Any of the atmospheric gases responsible for the greenhouse effect. Supplement Examples of greenhouse gases... Read More

Carbon dioxide

Carbon Dioxide Definition noun, car·bon di·ox·ide, /daɪˈɒksaɪd/ (biochemistry) An inorganic compound, with the... Read More

Global warming

Definition' noun The recent increase in the Earth's average atmospheric temperature due to an increase in the levels of... Read More

Carbon

Carbon is one of the chemical elements found in nature. A chemical element refers to the pure substance of one type of atom.... Read More

Biotic factor

Biotic Factor Definition Biotic factors (also known as biotic components) are the living component in an ecosystem. The... Read More

Light-independent reaction

The process of photosynthesis is a biological procedure in which plants produce oxygen and energy (sugar) by using light... Read More

Environment

Environment Definition What does environment mean? If you mean physical environment, then it is defined as the surrounding... Read More

System

A system pertains to interdependent or interrelated objects comprising and functioning as a whole. In biology, it may refer... Read More

Climate shifts — probability of randomness

Severe climate changes during the last ice-age could have been caused by random chaotic variations on Earth and not... Read More