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Our atmosphere is important as part of the water cycle, to moderate global temperature and to protect the surface from harmful solar radiation.

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    Importance of the Atmosphere

    Importance of the Atmosphere

    by CK-12 //basic
    The atmosphere provides many important functions for Earth.
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    NASA Now Minute: Earth's Atmosphere

    NASA Now Minute: Earth's Atmosphere

    by CK-12 //basic
    Talks about the composition of Earth's atmosphere, how it protects life on Earth, and how it is interconnected with the Earth system.
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    Ozone Recovery

    Ozone Recovery

    by CK-12 //basic
    The use CFCs and other ozone depleting chemicals has been reduced. The ozone hole is starting to recover and may be healed by 2070.
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