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Select All HUNTING AND GATHERING small populations, man power, everything made from natural materials AGRARIAN populations near river, cultivation of plants, transformation of landscape, wind and water, agricultural technologies INDUSTRIAL growth of cities and urban populations, machines for man power, cars, pesticides, nuclear power, nonrenewable resource use POST INDUSTRIAL global population growth, universal awareness, greater dependance on fossil fuesl SEDIMENTARY Rocks containing fossil fuels: USE OF ORGANIC METHODS A farming process that may make agricultureal areas of the world more sustainable: PETROLEUM Non-renewable resource: DECREASED BY DEFORESTATION Period of time between heavy rainstorms and river peak discharge: THERMAL POWER People of Selkirk most likely depend on: SELECTIVE LOGGING Use of helicopters to remove logs from steep slops of BC coast is example of: GEOTHERMAL Renewable resource: CONCEPT OF SUSTAINABILITY Resource use should be balanced economically and environmentally so needs can be met now and in the future. FRESH WATER CONTAMINATION Major concern associated with Grand Lake: THERMAL Water -> burning fossil fuels into steam -> steam turns turbines AGRICULTURE Greatest use of freshwater FOSSIL FUEL North America's major source of non-renewable power: ECONOMIC Dictates that the resources on the earth should be exploited in order to make money. PRESERVATIONIST Belief that resources can be used but only to a limited amount and that large areas of wilderness should be preserved. BALANCED MULTIPLE-USE Dictates that land can be used for a variety of economic and recreational purposes and the resources are used in a way that does not deplete them for future generations ECOLOGY States that Earth should be treated with love and resources should be used strictly for human need. FOSSIL FUELS Oil, petroleum, natural gas, coal, uranium DIVERGING Geothermal energy is the most accesible at what plate boundies (Iceland) : REFORESTATION The best way to promote the sustainability of forests is through: SCIENTIFIC CONSERVATION Which ethic is consistent with the Department of Fisheries closure of the Atlantic cod fishery in mid 1980s: POST-INDUSTRIAL Identify the stage of human culture most involved with the search for alternatives to fossil fuels: RUNNING WATER Most of British Columbia's energy is produced from" IMPROVED IRRIGATION TECHNIQUES Global consumption of fresh water could best be reduced through: IT WAS ABUNDANT AND INEXPENSIVE Developing countries have relied on fuelwoods as an energy source more than developed countries because: SOFT WOOD FORESTS Renewable resource: URBAN DEVELOPMENT Which of the following poses the greatest threat to Canada's plant and animal species? THERMAL Which type of electrical power generation is dependent on the use of a non-renewable resource? CONCEPT OF SUSTAINABILITY The use of resources in a manner that maintains the resource supply for future generations. DEFORESTATION DUE TO GLOBAL DEMANDS OF HARDWOOD Which major environmental problem is associated with map location Z? LOCATION where place is located on earth, absolute location, relative location PLACE human and physical characteristics of location (religon, wealth, population, vegetation) HUMAN AND PHYSICAL INTERACTIONS how humans adapt, depend and modify environment MOVEMENT how places connect to and interact with eachother REGIONS human and physical interactions the define region (economy, vegetation, cultural and physical features) AQUACULTURE farming of freshwater and saltwater organisms including molluscs, crustaceans and aquatic plants CLEARCUTTING forestry/logging practice in which most or all trees in a harvest area are cut down ENHANCEMENT Activities conducted in existing wetlands or other aquatic resources which increase one or more aquatic functions GEOTHERMAL the rate at which the Earth's temperature increases with depth, indicating outward heat flows from a hot interior MONOCULTURE agricultural practice of producing or growing one single crop over a wide area NON-RENEWABLE RESOURCES Something that occurs naturally is useful to humans but cannot be regenerated or renewed RENEWABLE RESOUCES Something that occurs naturally, is useful to humans and can be regenerated SHAFT MINING method of excavating a vertical or near-vertical tunnel from the top down, where there is initially no access to the bottom SILVICULTURE the science and art of cultivating forests to achieve management objectives. STRIP MINING practice of mining a seam of mineral by first removing a long strip of overlying soil and rock SUSTAINABILITY The idea that humans can use resources but in such a way that it does not deplete them for future generations FOSSIL FUELS fuel derived from prehistoric organisms: any carbon-containing fuel derived from the decomposed remains of prehistoric plants and animals, e.g. coal, oil, petroleum, and natural gas. GEOTHERMAL POWER energy in the form of heat obtained from hot circulating ground water , CLEARCUTTING a controversial forestry/logging practice in which most or all trees in a harvest area are cut down. SELECTIVE LOGGING the practice of removing one or two trees and leaving the rest intact.