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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
20 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
52 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
weather
Troposphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
The short-term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area,…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
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AP Environmental Science 4 - CISH
Biomass
Productivity
Ecological Succession
Primary Succession
The amount of living material, or the amount of organic mater…
The rate of production; that is, the amount of increase in or…
The process of the development of an ecological community or…
The initial establishment and development of an ecosystem.
Biomass
The amount of living material, or the amount of organic mater…
Productivity
The rate of production; that is, the amount of increase in or…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Troposphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
The densest layer of the atmosphere and it is where most of t…
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
Climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Troposphere
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
20 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
92 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
39 terms
AP Environmental Science 4
Ecosystem
Producers (Autotrophs)
Photosynthesis
Cellular Respiration
a particular location on earth distinguished by its particula…
organisms that use the Sun's energy to produce other usable f…
process autotrophs use to produce glucose
process that unlocks the potential energy stored in the cells…
Ecosystem
a particular location on earth distinguished by its particula…
Producers (Autotrophs)
organisms that use the Sun's energy to produce other usable f…
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AP Environmental Science - 4
adaptation
adaptive trait
alien species
artificial selection
Any genetically controlled structural, physiological, or beha…
See adaptation.
See nonnative species.
Process by which humans select one or more desirable genetic…
adaptation
Any genetically controlled structural, physiological, or beha…
adaptive trait
See adaptation.
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AP Environmental Science: Ch. 4 Vocabulary
climate
troposphere
stratosphere
albedo
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
a layer of the atmosphere closes to the surface of Earth; ext…
a layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere; extends roug…
the percentage of incoming sunlight reflected from a surface
climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
troposphere
a layer of the atmosphere closes to the surface of Earth; ext…
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AP Environmental Science Ch. 4
Pseudoscience
atomic number
mass number
atom
is a deceptive practice that uses the appearance or language…
number of protons
protons and neutrons
#protons = # electrons
Pseudoscience
is a deceptive practice that uses the appearance or language…
atomic number
number of protons
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AP Environmental Science Biomes
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Temperate Grassland
Temperate Rainforest
Tropical Rainforest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Large amoun…
-Warm all year round... -Very high amount of precipitation (300-…
Temperate Deciduous Forest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
Temperate Grassland
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Infraspecific Competition
Interspecific Competition
Fundamental Niche
Resources Partitioning
Competitive interaction between members of the same specie.
Competitive interactions between members of different species.
A species use of its resources and its functional role in it'…
When species divide the resources that they share with others…
Infraspecific Competition
Competitive interaction between members of the same specie.
Interspecific Competition
Competitive interactions between members of different species.
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AP Environmental Science Biomes
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Temperate Grassland
Temperate Rainforest
Tropical Rainforest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Large amoun…
-Warm all year round... -Very high amount of precipitation (300-…
Temperate Deciduous Forest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
Temperate Grassland
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
64 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Troposphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
The densest layer of the atmosphere and it is where most of t…
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
Climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Troposphere
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
34 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Infraspecific Competition
Interspecific Competition
Fundamental Niche
Predation
Competitive interaction between members of the same specie.
Competitive interactions between members of different species.
A species use of its resources and its functional role in it'…
Is the process by which individuals of one species- the preda…
Infraspecific Competition
Competitive interaction between members of the same specie.
Interspecific Competition
Competitive interactions between members of different species.
61 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Troposphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
The densest layer of the atmosphere and it is where most of t…
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
Climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Troposphere
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
33 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Species Richness
Species Eveness
Phylogeny
Roughly ten million
The number of species in a given area
The relative proportion of individuals within the different s…
The branching pattern of evolutionary relationships
How many species are there estimated to be today?
Species Richness
The number of species in a given area
Species Eveness
The relative proportion of individuals within the different s…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Troposphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
The densest layer of the atmosphere and it is where most of t…
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
Climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Troposphere
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
67 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
42 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Saturation Point
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
The layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of the Ear…
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere. 16 to 50 k…
The maximum amount of water vapor that can be in the air at a…
Climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Troposphere
The layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of the Ear…
44 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
18 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Troposphere... Stratosphere... Mesosphere... Thermosphere... Exosphere
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere... Stratosphere... Mesosphere... Thermosphere... Exosphere
33 terms
AP Environmental Science: Nuclear
Isotope
Radioactive isotope
Alpha particles
Beta particles
two atoms of the same element with different numbers of neutr…
An atom with too many protons or neutrons that spontaneously…
Type of radioactive decay, is a helium nuclei, stopped by skin
Type of radioactive decay, electrons stopped by clothing, gla…
Isotope
two atoms of the same element with different numbers of neutr…
Radioactive isotope
An atom with too many protons or neutrons that spontaneously…
20 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
34 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 4
Ecology
Species
Population
Habitat
How organisms interact with one another and their non-living…
Groups of organisms that resemble one another in appearance,…
A group of interacting individuals of the same species occupy…
The place or environment where a population normally lives.... E…
Ecology
How organisms interact with one another and their non-living…
Species
Groups of organisms that resemble one another in appearance,…
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AP Environmental Science Chapters 3&4
Matter
conservation of matter
Elements
atoms
everything that takes up space and has mass
principle that states matter is not created or destroyed, rat…
substances that cannot be broken down into simpler forms by o…
smallest particles that exhibit characteristics of an element…
Matter
everything that takes up space and has mass
conservation of matter
principle that states matter is not created or destroyed, rat…
42 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Albedo
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
a layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
the layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
the percentage of incoming sunlight reflected from a surface
Climate
the average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Troposphere
a layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
41 terms
Environmental Science for AP* Chapter 4 all terms
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
26 terms
Ap Environmental Science CH. 4
Biological Diversity (Biodiversity)
Species
Biomes
Fossil
Variety of different species (species diversity), genetic var…
Group of similar organisms, ad for sexually reproducing organ…
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Skeletons, bones, shells, body parts, leaves, seeds, or impre…
Biological Diversity (Biodiversity)
Variety of different species (species diversity), genetic var…
Species
Group of similar organisms, ad for sexually reproducing organ…
6 terms
AP Environmental Science Module 4
If two atoms of an element are isotope…
The chemical bond that forms from the…
Which of the following is NOT a proper…
Which of the following has the highest…
Number of nuetrons
Ionic bond
High viscosity
Bleach
If two atoms of an element are isotope…
Number of nuetrons
The chemical bond that forms from the…
Ionic bond
21 terms
Environmental science for AP Chapter 4 (spheres)
Climate
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Albedo
Average weather that occurs in a given area over a long period.
Layer closest to Earth. Densest. Lots of circulation and liqu…
Above troposphere. Includes Ozone layer.
Percentage of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a surf…
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a given area over a long period.
Troposphere
Layer closest to Earth. Densest. Lots of circulation and liqu…
10 terms
AP. Environmental Science: Ch. 4
Climate
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Albedo
Weather conditions that occur in an area for a period of time.
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of earth ext…
This layer is above the Troposphere, extending roughly 16-50k…
Ther percentage of incoming sunlight reflected from a surface
Climate
Weather conditions that occur in an area for a period of time.
Troposphere
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of earth ext…
33 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4 Evolution Biodiversity
Species Richness
Species Eveness
Phylogeny
Roughly ten million
The number of species in a given area
The relative proportion of individuals within the different s…
The branching pattern of evolutionary relationships
How many species are there estimated to be today?
Species Richness
The number of species in a given area
Species Eveness
The relative proportion of individuals within the different s…
42 terms
AP Environmental Science Ch. 4
climate
troposphere
stratosphere
albedo
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
The layer of the atmosphere above the trophosphere, extending…
The percentage of incoming sunlight reflected from a surface
climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
troposphere
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
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,…
26 terms
Ap Environmental Science CH. 4
Biological Diversity (Biodiversity)
Species
Biomes
Fossil
Variety of different species (species diversity), genetic var…
Group of similar organisms, ad for sexually reproducing organ…
Terrestrial regions inhabited by certain types of life, espec…
Skeletons, bones, shells, body parts, leaves, seeds, or impre…
Biological Diversity (Biodiversity)
Variety of different species (species diversity), genetic var…
Species
Group of similar organisms, ad for sexually reproducing organ…
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
47 terms
AP Environmental Science Test #4
I = PAT
Whole Foods
Processed Foods
Fast Food
theoretical formula devised by Paul Ehrlich... Impact = Populat…
Foods left unprocessed and in their innate harvested states.…
Foods processed after harvesting with preservatives, etc.... The…
In unison with the economic impact of the Green Revolution on…
I = PAT
theoretical formula devised by Paul Ehrlich... Impact = Populat…
Whole Foods
Foods left unprocessed and in their innate harvested states.…
72 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Albedo
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
% of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a surface, the…
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Troposphere
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
156 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 3 & 4
Climate
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Stratosphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
The layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
...
Climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
Troposphere
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of Earth, ex…
93 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Weather
Troposphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
the short term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Most dense Layer of…
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
92 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
33 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Species Richness
Species Eveness
Phylogeny
Roughly ten million
The number of species in a given area
The relative proportion of individuals within the different s…
The branching pattern of evolutionary relationships
How many species are there estimated to be today?
Species Richness
The number of species in a given area
Species Eveness
The relative proportion of individuals within the different s…
68 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
64 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Albedo
Properties of Air
Saturation Point
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
% of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a surface, the…
Saturation Point... Adiabatic Cooling... Adiabatic Heating
Max amount of H2O vapor that can be in the air
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Albedo
% of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a surface, the…
64 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Less dense. Ozone is formed here. Blocks UV radiation
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Gyres
Upwelling
Thermohaline Circulation
Littoral Zone
Large scale patterns of Water circulation. Ocean surface curr…
Deeper water rising and replacing the previous water. (The up…
Drives the mixing of surface water and deeper water. Critical…
Shallow are of soil and water near the shore where algae and…
Gyres
Large scale patterns of Water circulation. Ocean surface curr…
Upwelling
Deeper water rising and replacing the previous water. (The up…
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