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34 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
24 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 9
Aquifers
Unconfined Aquifer
Confined Aquifer
Water Table
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwate…
Water can flow easily in and out of the aquifer. Porous rock…
Aquifers covered by an impermeable and confining layer impedi…
Uppermost aquifer layer where water fully saturates the rock…
Aquifers
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwate…
Unconfined Aquifer
Water can flow easily in and out of the aquifer. Porous rock…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
34 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
54 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
11 terms
Environmental Science for AP Friedland and Relyea Chapter 18
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Alien Species
Last member of a species dies off
Individuals with similar genotypes breed with each other and…
At serious risk of extinction
Exotic Species. Species that live outside their historical ra…
Extinction
Last member of a species dies off
Inbreeding Depression
Individuals with similar genotypes breed with each other and…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 14
Nonpoint Sources
Water Pollution
Point sources
Wastewater
Diffuse areas that pollute. Farming region, suburban communit…
Contamination of streams, lakes, oceans, or groundwater with…
Distinct locations like a factory, or a sewage treatment plant.
Waste produced by human activities including human sewage fro…
Nonpoint Sources
Diffuse areas that pollute. Farming region, suburban communit…
Water Pollution
Contamination of streams, lakes, oceans, or groundwater with…
28 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 15
Air pollution
SO2
NOx
CO
Introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microorgani…
Combustion of fuels that contain sulfur, including coal, oil,…
All combustion in the atmosphere including fossil fuel combus…
Incomplete combustion of any kind, malfunctioning exhaust sys…
Air pollution
Introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microorgani…
SO2
Combustion of fuels that contain sulfur, including coal, oil,…
42 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 16
Municipal Solid Waste
Waste Stream
Three Rs
Source Reduction
MSW. Refuse from households, small businesses, and hospitals.
Flow of solid waste that is recycled, incinerated, placed in…
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Seeks to reduce waste by reducing in the early stages of desi…
Municipal Solid Waste
MSW. Refuse from households, small businesses, and hospitals.
Waste Stream
Flow of solid waste that is recycled, incinerated, placed in…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Measure of amount of matter it contains.
Smallest particles that can contain the chemical properties o…
Substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into s…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
Measure of amount of matter it contains.
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 7
Demography
demographers
emigration
crude birth rate (CBR)
the study of human populations and population trends
a scientist in the field of demography
the movement of people out of a country or region, to settle…
the number of births per year per 1,000 individuals per year
Demography
the study of human populations and population trends
demographers
a scientist in the field of demography
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 5
ecosystem diversity
species diversity
genetic diversity
species richness
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
the measure of the variety of genes within a species
the number of species in a given area
ecosystem diversity
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
species diversity
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
36 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 5
ecosystem diversity
species diversity
genetic diversity
species richness
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
the measure of the variety of genes within a species
the number of species in a given area
ecosystem diversity
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
species diversity
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
42 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 2
matter
mass
molecules
compounds
anything that occupies space and has mass
a measure of the amount of matter it contains
particles containing more than one atom
molecules that contain more than one element
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
a measure of the amount of matter it contains
41 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 4
climate
troposhpere
stratosphere
albedo
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
the layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth's surface
layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere
the percentage of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a…
climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
troposhpere
the layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth's surface
52 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 2
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Measure of amount of matter it contains.
Smallest particles that can contain the chemical properties o…
Substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into s…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
Measure of amount of matter it contains.
39 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
43 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
29 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 12
Non-renewable
Fossil fuels
Commercial energy sources
Subsistence energy sources
An energy source with a finite supply, primarily the fossil f…
A fuel derived from biological material that became fossilize…
An energy source that is bought and sold
Energy sources gathered by individuals for their own immediat…
Non-renewable
An energy source with a finite supply, primarily the fossil f…
Fossil fuels
A fuel derived from biological material that became fossilize…
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Environmental Science for AP Friedland and Relyea Chapter 17
Disease
Infectious Diseases
Chronic Diseases
Acute Diseases
Any impaired function of the body with a characteristic set o…
Caused by pathogens
Slowly impair the functioning of a person's body
Rapidly impair the functioning of a person's body.
Disease
Any impaired function of the body with a characteristic set o…
Infectious Diseases
Caused by pathogens
34 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
36 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 5
ecosystem diversity
species diversity
genetic diversity
species richness
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
the measure of the variety of genes within a species
the number of species in a given area
ecosystem diversity
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
species diversity
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
41 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 4
climate
troposhpere
stratosphere
albedo
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
the layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth's surface
layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere
the percentage of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a…
climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
troposhpere
the layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth's surface
25 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 14
Nonpoint Sources
Water Pollution
Point sources
Wastewater
Diffuse areas that pollute. Farming region, suburban communit…
Contamination of streams, lakes, oceans, or groundwater with…
Distinct locations like a factory, or a sewage treatment plant.
Waste produced by human activities including human sewage fro…
Nonpoint Sources
Diffuse areas that pollute. Farming region, suburban communit…
Water Pollution
Contamination of streams, lakes, oceans, or groundwater with…
28 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 15
Air pollution
SO2
NOx
CO
Introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microorgani…
Combustion of fuels that contain sulfur, including coal, oil,…
All combustion in the atmosphere including fossil fuel combus…
Incomplete combustion of any kind, malfunctioning exhaust sys…
Air pollution
Introduction of chemicals, particulate matter, or microorgani…
SO2
Combustion of fuels that contain sulfur, including coal, oil,…
11 terms
Environmental Science for AP Friedland and Relyea Chapter 18
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Alien Species
Last member of a species dies off
Individuals with similar genotypes breed with each other and…
At serious risk of extinction
Exotic Species. Species that live outside their historical ra…
Extinction
Last member of a species dies off
Inbreeding Depression
Individuals with similar genotypes breed with each other and…
18 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 10
Tragedy of the Commons
Externality
Maximum sustainable yield
Resource Conservation Ethic
The tendency of a shared limited resources to become depleted
A cost or benefit of a good or service that is not included i…
(MSY) The maximum amount harvestable that does not Comprimise…
People should maximize resource use based on the greatest good
Tragedy of the Commons
The tendency of a shared limited resources to become depleted
Externality
A cost or benefit of a good or service that is not included i…
32 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 10
Tragedy of the Commons
Externality
Maximum sustainable yield
Resource Conservation Ethic
The tendency of a shared limited resources to become depleted
A cost or benefit of a good or service that is not included i…
(MSY) The maximum amount harvestable that does not Comprimise…
People should maximize resource use based on the greatest good
Tragedy of the Commons
The tendency of a shared limited resources to become depleted
Externality
A cost or benefit of a good or service that is not included i…
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Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 8
Hadean
Holocene
Carboniferous
Proterozoic
Pre Cambrian. Before Archezoic. Rockless, formation of Earth,…
Cenozoic. After Pleistocene. Age of Man, human civilization,…
Paleozoic. After Devonian, before Permian. Coal age, coal swa…
Pre Cambrian. After Archezoic, before Cambrian. Stromatolites…
Hadean
Pre Cambrian. Before Archezoic. Rockless, formation of Earth,…
Holocene
Cenozoic. After Pleistocene. Age of Man, human civilization,…
43 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 6
population
community
population ecology
population size
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
the study of factors that cause populations to increase or de…
the total number of individuals within a defined area at a gi…
population
composed of all individuals that belong to the same species a…
community
incorporates all of the populations of organisms within a giv…
50 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 4
climate
weather
troposhpere
stratosphere
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
the short term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area,…
the layer of the atmosphere closest to Earth's surface, exten…
layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending roug…
climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
weather
the short term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area,…
55 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 8
Oceanic Plates
Subsurface Mining
Placer Mining
Mountaintop Removal
Lie underneath ocean. Dense and rich in iron
Tunnels within mountain where people go in.
Process of looking for metals and precious stones in river se…
Miners remove entire top of a mountain with explosives
Oceanic Plates
Lie underneath ocean. Dense and rich in iron
Subsurface Mining
Tunnels within mountain where people go in.
39 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
57 terms
Environmental Science for AP Friedland and Relyea Chapter 17
Disease
Infectious Diseases
Chronic Diseases
Acute Diseases
Any impaired function of the body with a characteristic set o…
Caused by pathogens
Slowly impair the functioning of a person's body
Rapidly impair the functioning of a person's body.
Disease
Any impaired function of the body with a characteristic set o…
Infectious Diseases
Caused by pathogens
21 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 16
Municipal Solid Waste
Waste Stream
Three Rs
Source Reduction
MSW. Refuse from households, small businesses, and hospitals.
Flow of solid waste that is recycled, incinerated, placed in…
Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Seeks to reduce waste by reducing in the early stages of desi…
Municipal Solid Waste
MSW. Refuse from households, small businesses, and hospitals.
Waste Stream
Flow of solid waste that is recycled, incinerated, placed in…
38 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
ecosystem
producers; autotrophs
photosynthesis
consumers; heterotrophs
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
organisms that use the suns's energy to produce usable forms…
the process in which producers use solar energy to convert ca…
are incapable of photosynthesis and must obtain their energy…
ecosystem
a particular location on Earth distinguished by its particula…
producers; autotrophs
organisms that use the suns's energy to produce usable forms…
34 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
57 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
environment
environmental science
system
ecosystem
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
any set of interacting components that influence one another…
a particular location on Earth whose interacting components i…
environment
the sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
environmental science
the field that looks at interactions among human systems and…
13 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
Ecosystem
Environmentalist
Sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Field that looks at interactions among human systems and thos…
Particular location on Earth whose interacting components inc…
Person who participates in environmentalism or a social movem…
Environment
Sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
Field that looks at interactions among human systems and thos…
36 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 5
ecosystem diversity
species diversity
genetic diversity
species richness
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
the measure of the variety of genes within a species
the number of species in a given area
ecosystem diversity
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
species diversity
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
39 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
34 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 1
Environment
Environmental Science
System
Ecosystem
Sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Field that looks at interactions among human systems and thos…
Any set of interacting components that influence one another…
Particular location on Earth whose interacting components inc…
Environment
Sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence life.
Environmental Science
Field that looks at interactions among human systems and thos…
36 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 5
ecosystem diversity
species diversity
genetic diversity
species richness
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
the measure of the variety of genes within a species
the number of species in a given area
ecosystem diversity
the measure of the variety of ecosystems within a region
species diversity
the measure of the variety of species within an ecosystem
31 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 13
Nonrenewable
Potentially Renewable
Nondepletable
Renewable
An energy source with a finite supply, primarily the fossil f…
An energy source that can be regenerated indefinitely as long…
An energy source that cannot be used up
In energy management, an energy source that is either potenti…
Nonrenewable
An energy source with a finite supply, primarily the fossil f…
Potentially Renewable
An energy source that can be regenerated indefinitely as long…
18 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 10
Tragedy of the Commons
Externality
Maximum sustainable yield
Resource Conservation Ethic
The tendency of a shared limited resources to become depleted
A cost or benefit of a good or service that is not included i…
(MSY) The maximum amount harvestable that does not Comprimise…
People should maximize resource use based on the greatest good
Tragedy of the Commons
The tendency of a shared limited resources to become depleted
Externality
A cost or benefit of a good or service that is not included i…
25 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 14
Nonpoint Sources
Water Pollution
Point sources
Wastewater
Diffuse areas that pollute. Farming region, suburban communit…
Contamination of streams, lakes, oceans, or groundwater with…
Distinct locations like a factory, or a sewage treatment plant.
Waste produced by human activities including human sewage fro…
Nonpoint Sources
Diffuse areas that pollute. Farming region, suburban communit…
Water Pollution
Contamination of streams, lakes, oceans, or groundwater with…
59 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 8
Core
Mantle
Magma
Asthenosphere
innermost zone of the earth, mostly nickel and iron
contains molten rock, above core
molten rock inside the earth
outer mantle, semi-molten rock
Core
innermost zone of the earth, mostly nickel and iron
Mantle
contains molten rock, above core
32 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 10
Tragedy of the Commons
Externality
Maximum sustainable yield
Resource Conservation Ethic
The tendency of a shared limited resources to become depleted
A cost or benefit of a good or service that is not included i…
(MSY) The maximum amount harvestable that does not Comprimise…
People should maximize resource use based on the greatest good
Tragedy of the Commons
The tendency of a shared limited resources to become depleted
Externality
A cost or benefit of a good or service that is not included i…
51 terms
Environmental Science for AP - Friedland and Relyea Chapter 3
Ecosystem
Producers
Photosynthesis and Respiration Equation
Cellular Respiration
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
Solar energy + 6 H20 + 6 CO2 turns into C6H12O6 + 6 O2. Switc…
Process that unlocks the chemical energy stored in cells of o…
Ecosystem
Particular location on Earth distinguished by its particular…
Producers
Autotrophs. Uses solar energy to produce usable forms of ener…
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