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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
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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 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…
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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
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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…
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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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
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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…
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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
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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…
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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.
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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,…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4 (Global Climates and Biomes)
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
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…
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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
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…
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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
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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 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 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…
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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…
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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.
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
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HERE YA GO!! AP Environmental Science Chapter 4 PART 2
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Hadley Cell
Gyres
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Convection Currents that cycle between the equator, 30 degree…
Large scale patterns of Water circulation. Ocean surface curr…
Layers of Atmosphere
Troposphere
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
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
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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
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4 Ort edits
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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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
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AP Environmental Science Friedland Vocabulary Chapter 4
biome
tundra
permafrost
boreal forest
a geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
a cold and treeless biome with low-growing vegetation
an impermeable, permanently frozen layer of soil
a forest made up primarily of coniferous evergreen trees that…
biome
a geographic region categorized by a particular combination o…
tundra
a cold and treeless biome with low-growing vegetation
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4 Vocabulary
Climate
Weather
Troposphere
Stratosphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
The short-term conditions of the atmosphere in a local area,…
A layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of earth, ex…
Teh layer of the atmosphere above the troposphere, extending…
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,…
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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
AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Albedo
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Densest Layer of Atmosphere. Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor…
Less dense. Ozone peak layer is formed here. Blocks UV radiat…
% of incoming sunlight that is reflected from a surface, the…
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Troposphere
Densest Layer of Atmosphere. Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor…
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4
Climate
Weather
troposphere, stratosphere, mesosphere,…
Troposphere
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
happens on time scales ranging from seconds to days
Layers of atmosphere
Most of the N2, O2 and H2O vapor is here. Densest Layer of At…
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Weather
happens on time scales ranging from seconds to days
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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…
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
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…
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
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…
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
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…
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…
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
32 terms
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.
47 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 (thick concentration of O3) is formed here…
Climate
Average weather that occurs in a region over a long period.
Layers of Atmosphere
41 terms
Environmental Science for AP* 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
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AP Environmental Science Chapter 4 Vocab
climate
thermohaline circulation
subtropical deserts
troposphere
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
as the surface currents separate from one another, deeper wat…
A biome prevailing at approximately 30˚ N and 30˚ S, with hot…
the layer closest to Earth's surface extending roughly 16 km…
climate
The average weather that occurs in a given region over a long…
thermohaline circulation
as the surface currents separate from one another, deeper wat…
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
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