Carbon Dioxide: A colorless, odorless gas that can be formed by the body and is necessary for the respiration cycle of plants and animals.Chlorine Compounds: Inorganic compounds that contain chlorine as an integral part of the molecule.Chaetomium: A genus of ascomycetous fungi of the family Chaetomiaceae, order SORDARIALES. Many members are cellulolytic and some mycotoxic. They occur naturally on paper and cotton fabric.Decontamination: The removal of contaminating material, such as radioactive materials, biological materials, or CHEMICAL WARFARE AGENTS, from a person or object.Oxides: Binary compounds of oxygen containing the anion O(2-). The anion combines with metals to form alkaline oxides and non-metals to form acidic oxides.Carbon: A nonmetallic element with atomic symbol C, atomic number 6, and atomic weight [12.0096; 12.0116]. It may occur as several different allotropes including DIAMOND; CHARCOAL; and GRAPHITE; and as SOOT from incompletely burned fuel.Gases: The vapor state of matter; nonelastic fluids in which the molecules are in free movement and their mean positions far apart. Gases tend to expand indefinitely, to diffuse and mix readily with other gases, to have definite relations of volume, temperature, and pressure, and to condense or liquefy at low temperatures or under sufficient pressure. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Nitrogen Dioxide: Nitrogen oxide (NO2). A highly poisonous gas. Exposure produces inflammation of lungs that may only cause slight pain or pass unnoticed, but resulting edema several days later may cause death. (From Merck, 11th ed) It is a major atmospheric pollutant that is able to absorb UV light that does not reach the earth's surface.Carbon Monoxide: Carbon monoxide (CO). A poisonous colorless, odorless, tasteless gas. It combines with hemoglobin to form carboxyhemoglobin, which has no oxygen carrying capacity. The resultant oxygen deprivation causes headache, dizziness, decreased pulse and respiratory rates, unconsciousness, and death. (From Merck Index, 11th ed)Partial Pressure: The pressure that would be exerted by one component of a mixture of gases if it were present alone in a container. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Sulfur Dioxide: A highly toxic, colorless, nonflammable gas. It is used as a pharmaceutical aid and antioxidant. It is also an environmental air pollutant.Capnography: Continuous recording of the carbon dioxide content of expired air.Insufflation: The act of blowing a powder, vapor, or gas into any body cavity for experimental, diagnostic, or therapeutic purposes.Pulmonary Gas Exchange: The exchange of OXYGEN and CARBON DIOXIDE between alveolar air and pulmonary capillary blood that occurs across the BLOOD-AIR BARRIER.Nanotubes, Carbon: Nanometer-sized tubes composed mainly of CARBON. Such nanotubes are used as probes for high-resolution structural and chemical imaging of biomolecules with ATOMIC FORCE MICROSCOPY.Blood Gas Analysis: Measurement of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the blood.Oxygen: An element with atomic symbol O, atomic number 8, and atomic weight [15.99903; 15.99977]. It is the most abundant element on earth and essential for respiration.Atmosphere: The gaseous envelope surrounding a planet or similar body. (From Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)Respiration: The act of breathing with the LUNGS, consisting of INHALATION, or the taking into the lungs of the ambient air, and of EXHALATION, or the expelling of the modified air which contains more CARBON DIOXIDE than the air taken in (Blakiston's Gould Medical Dictionary, 4th ed.). This does not include tissue respiration (= OXYGEN CONSUMPTION) or cell respiration (= CELL RESPIRATION).Hypercapnia: A clinical manifestation of abnormal increase in the amount of carbon dioxide in arterial blood.Carbon Isotopes: Stable carbon atoms that have the same atomic number as the element carbon, but differ in atomic weight. C-13 is a stable carbon isotope.Blood Gas Monitoring, Transcutaneous: The noninvasive measurement or determination of the partial pressure (tension) of oxygen and/or carbon dioxide locally in the capillaries of a tissue by the application to the skin of a special set of electrodes. These electrodes contain photoelectric sensors capable of picking up the specific wavelengths of radiation emitted by oxygenated versus reduced hemoglobin.Chromatography, Supercritical Fluid: A CHROMATOGRAPHY method using supercritical fluid, usually carbon dioxide under very high pressure (around 73 atmospheres or 1070 psi at room temperature) as the mobile phase. Other solvents are sometimes added as modifiers. This is used both for analytical (SFC) and extraction (SFE) purposes.Lasers, Gas: Lasers in which a gas lasing medium is stimulated to emit light by an electric current or high-frequency oscillator.Carbon Sequestration: Any of several processes for the permanent or long-term artificial or natural capture or removal and storage of carbon dioxide and other forms of carbon, through biological, chemical or physical processes, in a manner that prevents it from being released into the atmosphere.Tidal Volume: The volume of air inspired or expired during each normal, quiet respiratory cycle. Common abbreviations are TV or V with subscript T.Pneumoperitoneum, Artificial: Deliberate introduction of air into the peritoneal cavity.Chromatography, Gas: Fractionation of a vaporized sample as a consequence of partition between a mobile gaseous phase and a stationary phase held in a column. Two types are gas-solid chromatography, where the fixed phase is a solid, and gas-liquid, in which the stationary phase is a nonvolatile liquid supported on an inert solid matrix.Carbon Monoxide Poisoning: Toxic asphyxiation due to the displacement of oxygen from oxyhemoglobin by carbon monoxide.Dry Ice: A solid form of carbon dioxide used as a refrigerant.Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry: A microanalytical technique combining mass spectrometry and gas chromatography for the qualitative as well as quantitative determinations of compounds.Acidosis, Respiratory: Respiratory retention of carbon dioxide. It may be chronic or acute.Carbon Footprint: A measure of the total greenhouse gas emissions produced by an individual, organization, event, or product. It is measured in units of equivalent kilograms of CARBON DIOXIDE generated in a given time frame.Oxygen Consumption: The rate at which oxygen is used by a tissue; microliters of oxygen STPD used per milligram of tissue per hour; the rate at which oxygen enters the blood from alveolar gas, equal in the steady state to the consumption of oxygen by tissue metabolism throughout the body. (Stedman, 25th ed, p346)Bicarbonates: Inorganic salts that contain the -HCO3 radical. They are an important factor in determining the pH of the blood and the concentration of bicarbonate ions is regulated by the kidney. Levels in the blood are an index of the alkali reserve or buffering capacity.Air: The mixture of gases present in the earth's atmosphere consisting of oxygen, nitrogen, carbon dioxide, and small amounts of other gases.Methane: The simplest saturated hydrocarbon. It is a colorless, flammable gas, slightly soluble in water. It is one of the chief constituents of natural gas and is formed in the decomposition of organic matter. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Respiratory Dead Space: That part of the RESPIRATORY TRACT or the air within the respiratory tract that does not exchange OXYGEN and CARBON DIOXIDE with pulmonary capillary blood.Hydrogen-Ion Concentration: The normality of a solution with respect to HYDROGEN ions; H+. It is related to acidity measurements in most cases by pH = log 1/2[1/(H+)], where (H+) is the hydrogen ion concentration in gram equivalents per liter of solution. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Thorium Dioxide: Thorium oxide (ThO2). A radiographic contrast agent that was used in the early 1930s through about 1954. High rates of mortality have been linked to its use and it has been shown to cause liver cancer.Ecological Systems, Closed: Systems that provide for the maintenance of life in an isolated living chamber through reutilization of the material available, in particular, by means of a cycle wherein exhaled carbon dioxide, urine, and other waste matter are converted chemically or by photosynthesis into oxygen, water, and food. (NASA Thesaurus, 1988)Greenhouse Effect: The effect of GLOBAL WARMING and the resulting increase in world temperatures. The predicted health effects of such long-term climatic change include increased incidence of respiratory, water-borne, and vector-borne diseases.Embolism, Air: Blocking of a blood vessel by air bubbles that enter the circulatory system, usually after TRAUMA; surgical procedures, or changes in atmospheric pressure.Carbon Tetrachloride: A solvent for oils, fats, lacquers, varnishes, rubber waxes, and resins, and a starting material in the manufacturing of organic compounds. Poisoning by inhalation, ingestion or skin absorption is possible and may be fatal. (Merck Index, 11th ed)Photosynthesis: The synthesis by organisms of organic chemical compounds, especially carbohydrates, from carbon dioxide using energy obtained from light rather than from the oxidation of chemical compounds. Photosynthesis comprises two separate processes: the light reactions and the dark reactions. In higher plants; GREEN ALGAE; and CYANOBACTERIA; NADPH and ATP formed by the light reactions drive the dark reactions which result in the fixation of carbon dioxide. (from Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, 2001)Nitrogen: An element with the atomic symbol N, atomic number 7, and atomic weight [14.00643; 14.00728]. Nitrogen exists as a diatomic gas and makes up about 78% of the earth's atmosphere by volume. It is a constituent of proteins and nucleic acids and found in all living cells.Biomass: Total mass of all the organisms of a given type and/or in a given area. (From Concise Dictionary of Biology, 1990) It includes the yield of vegetative mass produced from any given crop.Carbonic Anhydrases: A family of zinc-containing enzymes that catalyze the reversible hydration of carbon dioxide. They play an important role in the transport of CARBON DIOXIDE from the tissues to the LUNG. EC 4.2.1.1.Helium: Helium. A noble gas with the atomic symbol He, atomic number 2, and atomic weight 4.003. It is a colorless, odorless, tasteless gas that is not combustible and does not support combustion. It was first detected in the sun and is now obtained from natural gas. Medically it is used as a diluent for other gases, being especially useful with oxygen in the treatment of certain cases of respiratory obstruction, and as a vehicle for general anesthetics. (Dorland, 27th ed)Pulmonary Ventilation: The total volume of gas inspired or expired per unit of time, usually measured in liters per minute.Hyperventilation: A pulmonary ventilation rate faster than is metabolically necessary for the exchange of gases. It is the result of an increased frequency of breathing, an increased tidal volume, or a combination of both. It causes an excess intake of oxygen and the blowing off of carbon dioxide.Noble Gases: Elements that constitute group 18 (formerly the zero group) of the periodic table. They are gases that generally do not react chemically.Air Pollutants: Any substance in the air which could, if present in high enough concentration, harm humans, animals, vegetation or material. Substances include GASES; PARTICULATE MATTER; and volatile ORGANIC CHEMICALS.Hypocapnia: Clinical manifestation consisting of a deficiency of carbon dioxide in arterial blood.Hypoventilation: A reduction in the amount of air entering the pulmonary alveoli.Anesthesia, Inhalation: Anesthesia caused by the breathing of anesthetic gases or vapors or by insufflating anesthetic gases or vapors into the respiratory tract.Nitrous Oxide: Nitrogen oxide (N2O). A colorless, odorless gas that is used as an anesthetic and analgesic. High concentrations cause a narcotic effect and may replace oxygen, causing death by asphyxia. It is also used as a food aerosol in the preparation of whipping cream.Carbonates: Salts or ions of the theoretical carbonic acid, containing the radical CO2(3-). Carbonates are readily decomposed by acids. The carbonates of the alkali metals are water-soluble; all others are insoluble. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Acetates: Derivatives of ACETIC ACID. Included under this heading are a broad variety of acid forms, salts, esters, and amides that contain the carboxymethane structure.
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Beaulieu and colleagues, say the global warming potential of nitrous oxide is 300-fold greater than carbon dioxide. ... While more than 99 percent of denitrified nitrogen in streams is converted to the inert gas dinitrogen rather than nitrous ... It happens via a microbial process called denitrification, which converts nitrogen to nitrous oxide and an inert gas called ... Nitrous oxide is a potent greenhouse gas that contributes to climate change and stratospheric ozone destruction. ...
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Gas-driven cars continue to emit carbon dioxide and other pollutants. We now have around 800 million of these little pollution ...
Carbon dioxide is produced by the burning of fossil fuels. It is emitted by factory smokestacks and cars. ... Greenhouse gases are gases that trap heat in the atmosphere. The most abundant greenhouse gases are water vapor and carbon ... The atmospheric increase of one particular greenhouse gas-carbon dioxide-is believed to be the primary reason for global ... Over the last century, the amount of carbon dioxide released into the atmosphere has increased by 30 percent. During that same ...
Carbon dioxide is the GHG emitted in the largest quantities. The 2.9 billion metric tons of CO2 reported for 2014 represent ... The table below lists the primary sectors emitting each GHG.. Table 6: Largest Sources of GHG Emissions. Greenhouse Gas. Source ... Reported direct emissions totaled 3.20 billion metric tons carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2e), about half of total U.S. ... Reporting by suppliers helps account for the greenhouse gas emissions by the numerous low-emitting sources that are not ...
... the study estimated the Pentagon had released about 59 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. ... China is the worlds largest emitter of carbon dioxide, the main gas responsible for climate change, followed by America. ... China is the worlds largest emitter of carbon dioxide, the main gas responsible for climate change, followed by America. ... the study estimated the Pentagon had released about 59 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. ...
Pacific Ocean north of Hawaii in recent years has left the ocean there saltier and has diminished its ability to soak up carbon ... A black hole circling a wormhole would emit weird gravitational waves By Emily Conover. July 27, 2020. ... Saltier Water: Climate change can slow oceans absorption of carbon dioxide gas. ...
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Biomass fermentation and distillation processes also would emit carbon dioxide. The total emissions of carbon dioxide ... with carbon dioxide the most abundant. The boilers would be the main source of the greenhouse gases carbon dioxide, methane, ... The projected greenhouse gas emissions from the biorefinery would be 0.046 percent of the total U.S. carbon dioxide equivalent ... greenhouse gas emissions in 2008 was 7,775 million tons of carbon dioxide equivalents, with 6,409 million tons of the total ...
Carbon dioxide makes up 84 percent of greenhouse gases. And coal power plants emit the highest levels of carbon dioxide, at 40 ... Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S.. Environmentalists welcomed the call to rein in emissions from existing power ... For these reasons, limits on carbon emissions for existing and new coal-fired power plants have been a key target of the ... President Obamas Climate Action Plan aims 1) to reduce carbon emissions; 2) to prepare the U.S. for the impacts of climate ...
Burn natural gas and it warms your house. But let it leak, from fracked wells or the melting Arctic, and it warms the whole ... And it emits only half as much carbon dioxide. The greenhouse gas inventory compiled by the U.S. Environmental Protection ... Good Gas, Bad Gas. Burn natural gas and it warms your house. But let it leak, from fracked wells or the melting Arctic, and it ... Methane is a potent greenhouse gas. Carbon dioxide is the main one, because the atmosphere holds 200 times as much of it. But a ...
... atmospheric levels of carbon dioxide hit a new record high. Announced by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, ... Carbon dioxide is a greenhouse gas; it is transparent to visible light, but opaque to far infrared. So sunlight passes through ... The ground then warms up and emits infrared light. However, that light cannot get out; it is absorbed by the CO2. This retains ... The daily average levels of carbon dioxide hit 400 ppm for the first time in human history on May 9, 2013.. Photo by NOAA. ...
Then we calculated the amount of greenhouse gases emitted. Burning a gallon of diesel fuel emits about 10 kg of carbon dioxide ... And while battery manufacturing is improving, making batteries still generates carbon dioxide. ... the equivalent of 415 million metric tons of carbon dioxide, comes from medium- and heavy-duty trucks, the kinds of vehicles ... which has a low-carbon grid, and Missouri, which is in a carbon-intensive region. ...
... where industry is charged a fixed price for each tonne of carbon dioxide emitted. ... China, which emits one-quarter of the worlds greenhouse gases, is about to embark on a massive and ambitious experiment in ... China emits one-quarter of the worlds greenhouse gases. It is easily the worlds largest consumer of coal. In 2011 it released ... Under cap-and-trade, a permit is created for each tonne of greenhouse gas that can be emitted. Companies are issued or buy ...
... every kilowatt-hour generated by coal produces more than 2 pounds of carbon dioxide. (By contrast, natural gas emits about 1.2 ... Heat or expansion reverses the earlier reaction, breaking up the MEA carbamate into carbon dioxide and MEA. Carbon dioxide and ... The gas mixture combines with the amine solution. The carbon dioxide (a weak acid) latches onto the amine (a weak base), ... Injecting carbon dioxide changes the equation. Flowing into the pores of the rock, the gas mixes with the remaining crude oil, ...
... and toxic gas, which is predominantly produced by incomplete combustion of carbon-containing materials. Incomplete combustion ... Consequently, more carbon monoxide, in preference to carbon dioxide, is emitted. Some examples of this are the following: ... Carbon monoxide (CO) is a colorless, odorless, and toxic gas, which is predominantly produced by incomplete combustion of ... Exposure to carbon monoxide impedes the bloods ability to carry oxygen to body tissues and vital organs. When carbon monoxide ...
... emitted 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases between 2001 and 2017 - more than the entire country of Portugal. ... Meanwhile, China is the largest emitter of carbon dioxide, the main gas responsible for climate change, followed by the US. ... The Pentagon emits a staggering level of greenhouse gases, study finds By Lia Eustachewich ... "In 2017, for example, the Pentagons greenhouse gas emissions were greater than the greenhouse gas emissions of entire ...
  • A range of values for the relative attenuation of the radiation emitted by this radionuclide that results from the interposition of various thicknesses of Pb is shown in Table 2. (rxlist.com)
  • The Pentagon, which oversees the U.S. military, released around 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases between 2001 and 2017, according to research by Brown University. (cnbc.com)
  • In findings released Wednesday , researchers from Brown University said the Pentagon, which oversees the Department of Defense, emitted 1.2 billion metric tons of greenhouse gases between 2001 and 2017. (nypost.com)
  • Reported direct emissions totaled 3.20 billion metric tons carbon dioxide equivalent (CO 2 e), about half of total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. (epa.gov)
  • The U.S. Energy Information Administration estimates that in 2017, the United States emitted 5.1 billion metric tons of energy-related carbon dioxide , while the global emissions of energy-related carbon dioxide totaled 32.5 billion metric tons. (usgs.gov)
  • The U.S. emits more than 5 billion metric tons of CO2 annually, the lion's share coming from electric power generation, transportation and industrial sources. (dailypress.com)
  • In 2017, the study estimated the Pentagon had released about 59 million metric tons of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases. (cnbc.com)
  • On average, 10 13 to 10 14 grams (10-100 million metric tons) of carbon move through the slow carbon cycle every year. (nasa.gov)
  • To meet the target, California will have to nearly double its current rate of emissions reductions - from about 7 million metric tons of carbon dioxide a year over the past decade to 13 million metric tons a year - in the decade ahead. (mercurynews.com)
  • Researchers based at Princeton University found that land ecosystems have kept the planet cooler by absorbing billions of tons of carbon, especially during the past 60 years. (princeton.edu)
  • In 2017, for example, the Pentagon's greenhouse gas emissions were greater than the greenhouse gas emissions of entire industrialized countries as Sweden or Denmark," the study found. (nypost.com)
  • In 2017, former Gov. Jerry Brown signed a law requiring California to reduce its greenhouse gas emissions 40% below 1990 levels by 2030. (mercurynews.com)
  • In 2017, LSU researchers received a $1.4 million grant from the National Energy Technology Laboratory, or NETL, a part of the U.S. Department of Energy, to study the feasibility of industrial carbon capture and storage, or CCS, along the Louisiana Chemical Corridor. (lsu.edu)
  • Climeworks reckons it now costs about $600 to extract a tonne of carbon dioxide from the air and the plant's full capacity due by the end of 2017 is only 900 tonnes a year. (reuters.com)
  • It is so much less than carbon dioxide, but the important thing is on a per molecule basis, it is very very effective in interacting with heat from the Earth. (slashdot.org)
  • In 2013, the USGS released the first-ever comprehensive, nation-wide assessment of geologic carbon sequestration , which estimates a mean storage potential of 3,000 metric gigatons of carbon dioxide. (usgs.gov)
  • Yellow numbers are natural fluxes, and red are human contributions in gigatons of carbon per year. (nasa.gov)
  • Permian Basin producers burned off between 3 and 4 percent of their natural gas, higher than the state average, in 2014 and 2015, according to a report being released Tuesday by the Environmental Defense Fund. (mysanantonio.com)
  • An oil boom is in full swing in the Permian Basin in West Texas along with one of its expected but more unwelcome sidekicks - natural gas flaring, according to a new report. (mysanantonio.com)
  • The campus has used natural gas for heat since the 1960s. (wikipedia.org)
  • The new "neighborhood district energy system" will use high-efficiency natural gas boilers. (wikipedia.org)
  • They will be used to reduce natural gas consumption on campus. (wikipedia.org)
  • Natural Gas Trans. (epa.gov)
  • Natural Gas Local Distribution Co. (epa.gov)
  • Liquefied Natural Gas Imp. (epa.gov)
  • Burn natural gas and it warms your house. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • In the past decade the technology called hydraulic fracturing, "fracking" for short, has enabled drillers in the United States to extract natural gas from deeply buried shales they couldn't tap before. (nationalgeographic.com)
  • Utilities rely on natural gas plants to meet demand when renewables fall short, particularly in the early evening when the sun sets and people turn on their air conditioners as they get home from work. (csmonitor.com)
  • Natural gas emits about half as much of the greenhouse gas. (scientificamerican.com)
  • Those emissions, attributable to carbon dioxide that must be removed from natural gas before transporting or converting it to LNG, will simply not count in the government's criteria for taxpayer-funded subsidies to the big oil companies. (straight.com)
  • Apparently, they believe that the process of condensing natural gas by cooling it to liquid form at -162 o Celsius is tantamount to making it something besides the thing that it always was. (straight.com)
  • However, they still emit twice as much heat-trapping carbon dioxide as plants running on natural gas. (deseretnews.com)
  • Uniper has the capacity to generate 10 gigawatts of power from natural gas in Germany. (financialpost.com)
  • The report, authored by Mark Zoback of Stanford University, Saya Kitasei of the Worldwatch Institute, and Bradford Copithorne of Environmental Defense Fund, is the second in a series of briefing papers from Worldwatch's Natural Gas and Sustainable Energy Initiative, which examines critical environmental and policy issues surrounding natural gas. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Information from the research has provided an advanced approach for targeting geologic "traps" where oil and natural gas may have collected. (lsu.edu)
  • The Allam Cycle of Net Power's new zero-emission natural gas plant. (forbes.com)
  • Most of this gas is produced by bacteria in rice fields, landfills or cattle farming. (mpg.de)