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greenhouse gases  
BROADER CONCEPT
SCOPE NOTE
  • Atmospheric gases, including carbon dioxide, fluorocarbons, methane, nitrous oxide, sulfur hexafluoride, ozone, and water vapor, that trap radiant (infrared) energy keeping the earth's surface warmer than it would otherwise be.
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https://www2.usgs.gov/science/USGSThesaurus/greenhouse%20gases
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