Physical Geography 101
Greenhouse Effect Study Guide


After the "Greenhouse Effect" lecture and readings you should be able to answer and discuss the following questions.

What is a greenhouse?

What is the greenhouse effect?

How does the Earth act as a greenhouse?

What are the various types of greenhouse gases?

List these gases in order from most to least abundant.

What are the sources of these greenhouse gases?

Is the Greenhouse Effect a bad thing?

Why is the Greenhouse Effect necessary for Earth?

How can the Greenhouse Effect be harmful?