Re: Greenhouse Gas icon

Subject: Re: Greenhouse Gas icon
From: Lauren <lauren -at- writeco -dot- net>
To: techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com
Date: Thu, 14 Dec 2017 16:19:28 -0800

There is no ISO symbol because there is no standard (the S in ISO) for the greenhouse effect. It is a theory and not a standard.

The graphic used to represent the greenhouse effect is a variation of the suns rays hitting the earth and reflecting back to the atmosphere.

Here is one example, https://www.acs.org/content/acs/en/climatescience/greenhousegases/jcr:content/articleContent/columnbootstrap_0/column0/image.scale.large.jpg/1374179911247.jpg.

Nasa has its own description and graphics. https://spaceplace.nasa.gov/greenhouse/en/

There is another graphic here, https://socratic.org/questions/what-contributes-to-the-greenhouse-effect. The sun graphic on this page might be easy to iconize (I conjugated).

MIT has a simpler graphic that may not be very clear without the context of the subject matter. http://news.mit.edu/2017/explained-greenhouse-gases-0130

Make your own.

On 12/14/2017 11:59 AM, Ashley York wrote:

Hello everyone,

As we react to all the new environmental standards coming out, we've had a
unique need come up. Does anybody know of an icon or symbol to represent
greenhouse gas, fluorinated greenhouse gas, climate change, or something
similar?

I was surprised to find there is no ISO symbol for this.

Thanks,

Ashley York
Technical Publications Supervisor - Manitou Americas

Phone: 262-334-9333 ext. 6006

Fax: 262-365-5919
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