Greenhouse gases Examples

Greenhouse gases are those that absorb and emit infrared radiation in the wavelength range emitted by Earth. 
In order, the most abundant greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere are:


  • Water vapor (H
    2
    O
    )
  • Carbon dioxide (CO
    2
    )
  • Methane (CH
    4
    )
  • Nitrous oxide (N
    2
    O
    )
  • Ozone (O
    3
    )
  • Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)
  • Hydrofluorocarbons (incl. HCFCs and HFCs)
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