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Explorers' Club: Science Room

Environmental science page with info about the ozone layer and water and air pollution.

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Thin film reflection

This applet models resonance and interference effects as waves pass through various layers. There are two modes: Electromagnetic, which models the transmission of light through multi-layer films, and ...

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The Science of Ozone Depletion

A thorough site covering all aspects of ozone depletion from the background science to the myths to images of the Antarctic hole.

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An Introduction to AES

Auger Electron Spectroscopy is a popular technique for determining the composition of the top few layers of a surface.

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The Earth's Atmosphere

Short summary about what the atmosphere is made of and the different layers

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Graphing Stratospheric Ozone

This includes a simple "how-to" graphing example followed by other more sophisticated examples of graphing using NASA images and images from the Neumayer Antarctic Station.

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Lightning

Models for the charge buildup which leads to lightning discharges suggest a buildup of a strong negative charge layer near the bottom of the cloud and the formation of a positive ground shadow

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