Climate Change. Bause/Kulman North Farmington High School. Factors affecting climate. Atmosphere (the air) Hydrosphere (the water) Solid Earth (crust) Biosphere (life) Cryosphere (ice) *** A change in any one of these systems can cause a change in climate! .
North Farmington High School
*** A change in any one of these systems can cause a change in climate!
Carbon Dioxide and methane are two greenhouse gases. Methane is 30 times better at absorbing infrared radiation.
Currently there is no land mass directly on the North Pole, but close enough with Greenland.
This allows ice to gather and stick around.
Mt. St. Helens
The year without a summer
Where’s Dante’s Peak?
50 times the diameter of Earth
***We’ve been doing this for 1000s of years***
*** N2O is also a greenhouse gas and is 300 times better at absorbing infrared radiation than CO2***
Hurricane Sandy 2012
2012 Midwest/Plains Drought
I hope Mickey knows how to SWIM!!!