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Climatic Effects of Atmospheric Pollution

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The trend of world temperature in this century appears to be directly related to the trends of atmospheric carbon dioxide content and atmospheric turbidity (dustiness). Both are believed by various scholars to be related to human activities. Since 1940, the effect of the rapid rise of atmospheric turbidity appears to have exceeded the effect of rising carbon dioxide, resulting in a rapid downward trend of temperature. There is no indication that these trends will be reversed, and there is some reason to believe that man-made pollution will have an increased effect in the future.

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  • Climatic Effect
  • Atmospheric Pollution
  • Dust Concentration
  • Dust Loading
  • Dust Fall

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This work was sponsored by National Science Foundation Grant GP-5572X1.

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Bryson, R.A., Wendland, W.M. (1975). Climatic Effects of Atmospheric Pollution. In: Singer, S.F. (eds) The Changing Global Environment. Springer, Dordrecht. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-010-1729-9_11

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