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  1. Greenhouse effect - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

    The greenhouse effect is a process by which thermal radiation from a planetary surface is absorbed by atmospheric greenhouse gases, and is re-radiated in ...
  2. The Greenhouse Effect | A Student's Guide to Global Climate ...

    The Greenhouse Effect. If it were not for greenhouse gases trapping heat in the atmosphere, the Earth would be a very cold place. Greenhouse gases keep the Earth warm ...
  3. What is the Greenhouse Effect? | Global Warming

    The greenhouse effect occurs when Earth's atmosphere traps solar radiation because of the presence of certain gases, which causes temperatures to rise.
  4. The Greenhouse Effect - Georgia State University

    Greenhouse Effect The greenhouse effect refers to circumstances where the short wavelengths of visible light from the sun pass through a transparent medium and are ...
  5. What Are Greenhouse Gases and the Greenhouse Effect?

    The "greenhouse effect" often gets a bad rap because of its association with global warming, but the truth is we couldn't live without it. What Causes the Greenhouse ...
  6. Greenhouse effect - Encyclopedia of Earth

    The greenhouse effect is a naturally occurring process that aids in heating the Earth's surface and atmosphere. It results from the fact that
  7. NASA's Climate Kids :: What is the greenhouse effect?

    Greenhouse effect of Earth's atmosphere keeps some of the Sun's energy from escaping back into space at night.
  8. 7(h) The Greenhouse Effect - Physical Geography

    The greenhouse effect is a naturally occurring process that aids in heating the Earth's surface and atmosphere.
  9. Greenhouse effect - Merriam-Webster

    Definition of GREENHOUSE EFFECT: warming of the surface and lower atmosphere of a planet (as Earth or Venus) that is caused by conversion of solar radiation into heat ...
  10. Greenhouse effect | Define Greenhouse effect at Dictionary.com

    The greenhouse effect weakened, the world cooled, and ice spread over the oceans from the poles. Without the natural greenhouse effect, the planet would essentially ...