By Andrew Dessler
Chemistry and Physics of Stratospheric Ozone will offer an in-depth account of chemical and actual homes of stratospheric ozone, so as to be priceless to a large audience.The examine of the decade has produced as many arguments as solutions, and the writer offers an exceptional account of either the permitted and provocative resolutions.* makes a speciality of the $64000 features of stratospheric ozone which are had to comprehend many of the literature* presents huge dialogue of the ordinary and human-induced adjustments to the "ozone layer"* comprises homework difficulties on the finish of every bankruptcy"
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SimilldrXysan obsemabticon of lower saatosphe~eair with less &arm 100 ppbv of N,O suggests that ths air was likely recently &mspoflrz:d&om higher sll~tubes. Figure 2,6 Zondl-average cantours sf N,O V m (ppbv) for December 1992. Dab are from the UAR%R e f e r e r ~kmosphere ~ F"rojec1(W. 24) was derived based on produetionm rdte P = B"",(sin(mt:)+l)m d loss rate L, =: LOIXf,where P, (molecules cxn s ') m d Lo (s 9a e cansmts, me first tern sn the right-hmd side is the ""seady-state" p a of the soludorx.
A catalyst is definedl as a subsrmce, often used in smdl =noants relative to the reactants, that increases the rate of a reaction without 1xing consunaed in the process. ;ac=tsas ;a caalyst by facilitating the conversion of 8, to eB, without being consumed. For this catalytic cycle tcs be impomnd, it has to destroy @), at a rate comparable to or faster than the rdte at which O and 0, d i r ~ d yreact. 16) destroys 8,. 3,3. r ClGb reacts wikb either 0 or with NO, When the cycle is compleM by C10 + 0,then two 0, are destsoyed, as shown in reaction (3.
Value chnges tbe concentration sf X will fend tourad its new skady-state vdue. Wfite the equation that descfibes how the abu11dar;lce of X achieves 2s new steady-sake value, Haw long does it Pake for X $0achieve its new steady-state value? 5, The atmosghe~clifetime of a. 301,The s&atosphe~cilife~meis defined (by analogy) fa be where the i n k e ~in~ the l numer&teris over h e elRkke atmosphere, and the integml in the denomimtar is over the skatosphere. -IW yeas, m a t dws this tell you about where liar the amasphere GH, i s destroyed?
Chemistry and Physics of Stratospheric Ozone by Andrew Dessler