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Links to broadcast quality audio files and transcripts, Dr. Azadeh Tabazadeh,


Tabazadeh, an atmospheric scientist at NASA Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., is scheduled to talk about “Global Warming -- Protecting and Preserving Earth’s Fragile Atmosphere,” on April 2, 2003, at Flint Center in Cupertino, Calif. The questions and answers here were recorded before that talk. Tabazadeh has won numerous awards and honors, including the American Meteorological Society Henry G. Houghton Award in 2003 for insights into atmospheric chemistry and microphysics, and the James B. Macalwane Medal in 2001, presented by the American Geophysical Union.


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The questions below are linked to broadcast quality as well as on-line audio files.

  1. Question One: What is the greenhouse effect? (30 SECONDS)
  2. Question Two: What are greenhouse gases? (23 SECONDS)
  3. Question Three: Is warm air changing things on Earth? (26 SECONDS)
  4. Question Four: How are people affected by climate changes? (21 SECONDS)
  5. Question Five: What are some of the natural events in Earth’s history that have altered the atmosphere? (39 SECONDS)
  6. Question Six: What is the nature of Earth’s atmosphere? (50 SECONDS)
  7. Question Seven: How is Earth’s ozone layer being affected by people? (2:01 MINUTES)
  8. Question Eight: How does the ozone layer protect life? (29 SECONDS)
  9. Question Nine: How long will the ozone layer problem persist? (15 SECONDS)
  10. Question Ten: How would carbon dioxide increases in the atmosphere affect Earth? (33 SECONDS)
  11. Question Eleven: How fast is carbon dioxide increasing on Earth? (18 SECONDS)
  12. Question Twelve: How does carbon dioxide spread in the atmosphere? (37 SECONDS)
  13. Question Thirteen: How much of the atmosphere is carbon dioxide? (20 SECONDS).

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