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greenhouse gases
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P Natural Resources, Earth and Environmental Sciences
Those gases, such as water vapor, carbon dioxide, tropospheric ozone, nitrous oxide, and methane, that are transparent to solar radiation but opaque to longwave radiation. Their action is similar to that of glass in a greenhouse.
Definition Source
Carbon Dioxide Information Analysis Center Glossary, Department of Energy
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GHG (greenhouse gases)
Broader Term
atmospheric sciences
Related Term
air pollution
atmospheric chemistry
carbon dioxide
carbon footprint
coalbed methane
eddy covariance
global warming
global warming potential
greenhouse effect
greenhouse gas emissions
halogenated hydrocarbons
nitrous oxide
radiative forcing
sulfur hexafluoride
water vapor
zero emissions
gases de invernadero
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