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Radiatively active gases The term 'Radiatively active gases' as it applies to the area of carbon dioxide can be defined as ' Gases that absorb incoming solar radiation or outgoing infrared radiation, thus affecting the vertical temperature profile of the atmosphere. Most frequently being cited as being radiatively active gases are water vapor, CO2, methane, nitrous oxide, chlorofluorocarbons, and ozone'.
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