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layer affected by ozone depletion
STRATOSPHERE
display of light caused as particles from the Sun hit charged particles in the ionosphere
AURORAS
layer above the troposphere
STRATOSPHERE
layer containing ozone
STRATOSPHERE
molecule of 3 atoms of oxygen
OZONE
layer nearest Earth's surface
TROPOSPHERE
layer between stratosphere and thermosphere
MESOSPHERE
layer within the thermosphere containing electrically charged particles
IONOSPHERE
charged particle
ION
outer layer extending into space
EXOSPHERE
layer of gases surrounding a planet
ATMOSPHERE
upper layer before extending into space
THERMOSPHERE
causes ozone depletion
CFC's
greenhouse gases
carbon dioxide, water vapor, methane, nitrogen oxides
an increase in global temperature caused by the addition of carbon dioxide to the atmosphere
GLOBAL WARMING
layer in which the greenhouse effect occurs
TROPOSPHERE
gases in the atmosphere trapping heat, helping maintain Earth's temperature
GREENHOUSE EFFECT