The Effects of Atmospheric Particles on Climate

This video illustrates how atmospheric particles, or aerosols (such as black carbon, sulfates, dust, fog), can affect the energy balance of Earth regionally, and the implications for surface temperature warming and cooling.

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Video length 4:13 minutes.

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Excellent quality but small viewing window. The resolution is very low, so projecting for the entire class will not be possible. Suggest downloading the video.

Very good graphics.

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