Greenhouse Gas Inventory

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
  • Sushil Gupta
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
Chapter

Abstract

The “greenhouse effect” is the warming of the Earth due to the presence of GHGs. The name “green house” is borrowed from phenomenon used in greenhouses to raise temperature capturing long wave radiation within the green house. Solar radiation from the sun absorbed by the surface of the Earth and then radiated back to the atmosphere in the form of long wave infrared radiation.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ramesha Chandrappa
    • 1
  • Sushil Gupta
    • 2
  • Umesh Chandra Kulshrestha
    • 3
  1. 1.Biomedical Waste SectionKarnataka State Pollution Control BoardBangaloreIndia
  2. 2.Risk Management Solutions IndiaNoidaIndia
  3. 3.School of Environmental SciencesJawaharlal Nehru UniversityNew DehliIndia

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