Geography

Question

Select all of the answers that apply. today's atmospheric functions include _____. sustaining life with oxygen filtering harmful rays from the sun helps to protect earth from meteor collisions removes nutrients from the soil keeps the earth's climate unstable

2 Answer

  • Today's atmospheric functions include :
    -  Filtering harmful rays from the sun  (Direct exposure without this filter will create a risk of developing skin cancer)
    - Helps to protect the earth from meteor collisions (our earth got hit by a lot of meteors everyday, but we rarely feel the effect)

  • Answers are:

    • filtering harmful rays from the sun
    • helps to protect earth from meteor collision  

    Atmosphere is a blanket of air surrounding the Earth. Air includes gases such as oxygen, carbon dioxide which are very important for living organisms. Ozone layer in the atmosphere absorbs and interact with ultraviolet (UV)  radiation and protects the Earth from harmful effect of UV radiation. It also protects Earth from natural space derbies.  

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