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Vocabulary Catalog


Climate Change Terms

Long Name: 
Glossary of Climate Change Terms
Description: 
Glossary of terms used on EPA's climate change site
Publishing Organization: 
Office of Air and Radiation/Office of Atmospheric Programs/Climate Change Division
Last Update: 
September 9, 2013
 

Terms & Acronyms


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100-Year Flood Levels
Abrupt Climate Change
Adaptation
Adaptive Capacity
Aerosols
Afforestation
Albedo
Alternative Energy
Annex I Countries/Parties
Anthropogenic
Atmosphere
Atmospheric Lifetime
Biofuels
Biogeochemical Cycle
Biomass
Biosphere
Black Carbon Aerosol
Borehole
Carbon Capture and Sequestration
Carbon Cycle
Carbon Dioxide
Carbon Dioxide Equivalent
Carbon Dioxide Fertilization
Carbon Footprint
Carbon Sequestration
Chlorofluorocarbons
Climate
Climate Change
Climate Feedback
Climate Lag
Climate Model
Climate Sensitivity
Climate System
Co-Benefit
Coal Mine Methane
Coalbed Methane
Concentration
Conference of the Parties
Coral Bleaching
Cryosphere
Deforestation
Desertification
Dryland Farming
Earth System
Eccentricity
Ecosystem
El Niño - Southern Oscillation
Emissions
Emissions Factor
Energy Efficiency
Energy Star
Enhanced Greenhouse Effect
Enteric Fermentation
Evaporation
Evapotranspiration
Feedback Mechanisms
Fluorinated Gases
Fluorocarbons
Forcing Mechanism
Fossil Fuel
Fuel Switching
General Circulation Model
Geosphere
Glacier
Global Average Temperature
Global Warming
Global Warming Potential
Greenhouse Effect
Greenhouse Gas
Habitat Fragmentation
Halocarbons
Heat Island
Heat Waves
Hydrocarbons
Hydrochlorofluorocarbons
Hydrofluorocarbons
Hydrologic Cycle
Hydrosphere
Ice Core
Indirect Emissions
Industrial Revolution
Infrared Radiation
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
Inundation
Landfill
Latitude
Least Developed Country
Longwave Radiation
Megacities
Methane
Metric Ton
Mitigation
Mount Pinatubo
Municipal Solid Waste
Natural Gas
Natural Variability
Nitrogen Cycle
Nitrogen Oxides
Nitrous Oxide
Non-Methane Volatile Organic Compounds
Ocean Acidification
Oxidize
Ozone
Ozone Depleting Substance
Ozone Layer
Ozone Precursors
Particulate matter
Parts Per Billion
Parts Per Million by Volume
Parts Per Trillion
Perfluorocarbons
Permafrost
PFCs
Phenology
Photosynthesis
Precession
Radiation
Radiative Forcing
Recycling
Reflectivity
Reforestation
Relative Sea Level Rise
Renewable Energy
Residence Time
Resilience
Respiration
Salt Water Intrusion
Scenarios
Sea Surface Temperature
Sensitivity
Short Ton
Sink
Snowpack
Soil Carbon
Solar Radiation
Storm Surge
Stratosphere
Stratospheric Ozone
Streamflow
Subsiding/Subsidence
Sulfate Aerosols
Sulfur Hexafluoride
Teragram
Thermal Expansion
Thermohaline Circulation
Trace Gas
Troposphere
Tropospheric Ozone
Tropospheric Ozone Precursors
Tundra
Ultraviolet Radiation
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Vulnerability
Wastewater
Water Vapor
Weather
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