AP Environmental Science

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graph of human population growth to the present resembles

J shape curve

a sustainable society

meets needs aspiration of the present

former civilization of easter island collapsed because of

overpopulation and overexploitation

in her book, rachel carson presented a scenario

a silent spring

according tot he author, three themes that deal with how we should

sustainability, stewardship, and sound science

according to 1-4 global tempt and co2

global temp rises carbon rises

trendr indicate that the health of the planet

all of the above

most of the world's population growth will be near

developing countries

which of the following ecosystem services has

crops

most species in the world go extinct because

loss of habitat

which of the following would have photo

planting deep rooted crops

scientist investigated vultures

vultures did not receive the drug

which of the following is most likely her reaction

this river fire illustrated many ways

nitrogen fixation

N2 -> NH3 -> NHy

denitrification

No3->N2

decomposition

organic nitrogen -> NH3 or NH4

nitrification ->

NH4 --> No3

the basic building blocks of all matter is

atom

organic compounds

carbon, hydrogen, oxygen, nitrogen, sulfer, phosphorus

entrophy is a measure of the degree of

disorder

all fo the following are examples of energy of potential except

light

the second law...heat is

the principle of entrophy

which of the following forest community

water traveling along a small stream

the ecosystem is defined by its

abiotic and biotic

fog is a component of the

atmosphere

you inhale

nitrogen

represents kinetic energy

hot burner on a stove

increasingly messy generally reflects

increase of entrophy

consumers rely on

chemical energy stored in organisms molecules

molecules produced by photosynthesis product of photosynthesis

oxygen

most of the energy captured by photosynthesis is stored in

glucose

energy

flows through nutrients cycle

high levels of

nitrogen fixation

burning fossil fuels

increase atmospheric concentration of carbon dioxide

population

is a certain number of

birth +____ minus ____

inmigration; deaths

population would be expected to grow if

immigration increases and deaths decreases

natural selection

true

the rate at which member of a species

biotic potential

a species that has a critical role

keystone species

fig 4-2 logistic curve

s curve

k stradigest's population size typically

carrying compacity

a sudden hard freeze that hills members of an

density independent factor

abiotic factor limiting this squirrel population

stress of the cold winter

the many factors listed above that can effect

environmental resistance

rattle snakes living in arizona

the number of hawks

analogous to a mutualistic relationship

basketball player is paid

illustrates interspecific competition

standing near the dead antalope

moose and wolf

top down and bottom up population

territoriality

reduces intraspecific fighting and ensures

concept of biotogical fitness is based on

survive and reproduce

japanese beetles are all examples of

invasive species

habitat distraction that leaves only small patches

fragmentation

a critical element in the protection of a species

taxonomy

the list uses a set of criteria

red list

in 1900 the us congress passed the

lacy act

the species that are most vulnerable to extension

endemic limited to a single population

which of the following ecosystems might be...

tropical forests

HiPPO stands for

habitat destruction, invasive species, pollution, population

there will be fewer

species of plants

humaspressure on the environment

population

figure 8.7

developing zontries

negative impact on

all of the above

which problem today

air pollution

better sanitation

medical revolution

total fertility rate

medical revolution

low levels of oxygen

green revolution

total fertility rate

medical revolution

five main revolution have resulted in

an increase in human carrying capacity

population growth and fertility

upper income countries

greatest human population increse

africa

the amount of land and ocean needed

environmental footprint

mroe than my other high endrome

lowers life expectancy, more people in

developing countries pressure to increase agriculture

conversion of forest into agriculture

people in developing countries

move to cities

past few years l

live in cl

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