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greenhouse gases

Definition:
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.
Concept Schemes:
NALT Core
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Broader Concept:
Entry Terms:
  • GHG (greenhouse gases)
URI:
https://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/5847
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