EARTH SCIENCE > ATMOSPHERE > ATMOSPHERIC CHEMISTRY > CARBON AND HYDROCARBON COMPOUNDS
Carbon (C) is the 12th element in the periodic table. Carbon is one of the most
versatile elements and combines itself with many other elements to form a huge
variety of organic compounds including hydrocarbons and their derivitives.
American Meteorological Society. 2000. Glossary of Meteorology, Second Edition.
Boston, MA: American Meteorological Society.