Global Warming

AERO2456 Sust Aviation & Environment Individual Assessment 1

Student name: Wooram HAN
Student number: s3300124



* What is global warming

1.1 Greenhouse effect

* What is the cause of global warming?

* What is scientific evidence of human induced global warming?




There is no doubt that human life has been dramatically convenient since the last few decades with the development in science and technology. It brought numerous advantages accompanied with enhancing quality of life and growth in aviation industry, which makes world as global village. Thanks to the progress in aviation industry, not only a ...

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Earth's temperature is controlled by balancing energy from the sun and the loss of heat back into space. The energy turn into radiation and on third of this reflected back to space. The rest of solar radiation is absorbed by the land and oceans. The temperature of the Earth's surface gets warmer because of long-wave infrared radiation. However, this long-wave radiation is trapped by the greenhouse gases such as water vapor, carbon dioxide, ozone, methane and nitrous oxide, which are naturally produced gases create greenhouse effect. Because of this, the temperature of the Earth is warmed up to 35 degrees (Mark 2007). As Mark explanation, greenhouse effect does not seem to be harmful to environment because it is naturally occurred in atmosphere. However, the problem can be seen when the amount of greenhouse gases are increased. The problem causes thicken the layer of greenhouse gases trapping more infrared radiation so that the temperature is over increased than usual. This ...

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Global Warming. (2012, October 11). Retrieved October 24, 2020, from
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