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Air pollution layer, timelapse
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2014), 26 secs
Timelapse footage of strong winds blowing clouds above and air pollution below. The pollution forms a visible layer above the ground. The source of this pollution is the city of Denver, Colorado, USA. The strong northerly winds associated with a cold front are blowing the pollution back to its source. Filmed in Co...
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2014), 26 secs
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Antarctic ozone hole, 1979-2015
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2016), 1 min
Antarctic ozone hole maximum size, 1979-2015. Ozone concentrations are colour-coded, with the purple and dark blue areas representing the lowest levels, constituting the "hole". The hole was first detected in mid 1970s, and was found to be due to chemical reactions between the atmosphere and chlorofluorcarbon gase...
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2016), 1 min
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Cyanobacteria bloom in a lake
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2014), 29 secs
Bloom of cyanobacteria (blue-green algae) at the edge of a lake. Blooms such as this may be caused by fertiliser runoff. Some cyanobacteria produce toxic chemicals, and such blooms can severely impact other life in the lake.
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2014), 29 secs
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Earth after 70-metre sea level rise
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2012), 1 min
Animation of the Earth showing the effects on the landmasses of a sea level rise of 70 metres. The familiar outlines of the continents are drastically altered in this scenario. It has been calculated that the complete melting of the Greenland and Antarctica ice sheets would cause such a rise, with Greenland contri...
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2012), 1 min
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Slow land carbon cycle
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2015), 2 mins
Slow terrestrial carbon cycle. Animation of some of the processes that form the terrestrial geological and industrial carbon cycle, part of the larger overall carbon cycle for the whole Earth. This part of the cycle sees the carbon taken up by trees and other plants accumulate on the ground as they die. Over long...
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2015), 2 mins
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Aerosol dispersion
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2010), 1 min
Global aerosol distribution, FIM-Chem data. The FIM-Chem model was created following the success of the original FIM Model (Finite Volume Icosahedral Model). The FIM-Chem is the FIM model with chemistry and aerosol modules added. Aerosols are one of the biggest uncertainties in climate models due to their varied e...
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2010), 1 min
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Atmospheric carbon dioxide flux
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2010), 15 secs
Atmospheric carbon dioxide concentrations, 2004. The data reveal the seasonal changes in CO2. Red regions are producing CO2, blue regions are absorbing it. In the winter, much CO2 is released as plants are not photosynthesising as much, and organic matter decays. The pattern is reversed by the summer, where plants...
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2010), 15 secs
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Carbon cycle, animation
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2015), 1 min
Animation of the carbon cycle, the processes by which carbon is exchanged between the atmosphere, biosphere, oceans and rocks. Carbon is the primary building block of life on Earth. Here, purple arrows indicate the uptake of carbon, while yellow arrows indicate the release of carbon. On land, plants remove carbon...
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2015), 1 min
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Crop spraying
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2010), 29 secs
Truck uses spray boom to treat soybean crop on farm in Ohio. Equipment like this can be used to spray crops with fertilizers, herbicides, fungicides and pesticides. While offering a number of benefits, crop spraying is associated with a number of environmental hazards, including soil contamination, water pollution...
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2010), 29 secs
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Global and US underground water supplies
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produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2012), 1 min
Global and US underground water supplies. Animation sequences showing changes in world and US underground water supplies. The first sequence shows rivers and lakes (blue) and aquifers (purple) on an Earth map (cylindrical projection) using WHYMAP (World-wide Hydrogeological Mapping and Assessment Programme) data....
produced by Science Photo Library (London, England: Science Photo Library, 2012), 1 min
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