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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.

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