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Aerosols

Aerosols

Aerosols The aerosol is a term used to describe a collection of airborne solid or liquid particles with a typical size between 0.01 and 10 μm that reside in the atmosphere from periods of hours to days or months. They may be natural or anthropogenic in origin....
Hydrocarbon

Hydrocarbon

Hydrocarbon Hydrocarbon is an organic chemical compound of hydrogen and carbon in gas, liquid, or solid phase. Hydrocarbons can vary from simple methane to very heavy, complex compounds. Fossil fuels are made up of hydrocarbons. In vehicle emissions, these are usually...
Volcanism

Volcanism

Volcanism Volcanism is a term used to describe the phenomena of volcanic activity. Large volcanic eruptions spew massive amounts of ash into the atmosphere that absorb solar radiation, thus potentially generating a cooling effect on planetary temperatures. At the same...