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AP Environmental Science (water)
Genetic Engineering
Human Wastewater
Hydroponics
Indicator Species
the process of manually adding new DNA to an organism. The go…
Human waste, or human excreta, is a waste type usually used t…
The hydrophobic effect is the observed tendency of nonpolar s…
An indicator species is any biological species that defines a…
Genetic Engineering
the process of manually adding new DNA to an organism. The go…
Human Wastewater
Human waste, or human excreta, is a waste type usually used t…
19 terms
AP Environmental Science: Water
Aquifers
Artesian
Catchment area
Discharges
Underground formations, usually composed of sand, gravel, or…
Describes a confined aquifer containing groundwater that will…
The area that draws surface runoff from precipitation into a…
Defined by the Clean Water Act as the addition of pollutants…
Aquifers
Underground formations, usually composed of sand, gravel, or…
Artesian
Describes a confined aquifer containing groundwater that will…
50 terms
AP Environmental Science (water)
Genetic Engineering
Human Wastewater
Hydroponics
Indicator Species
the process of manually adding new DNA to an organism. The go…
Human waste, or human excreta, is a waste type usually used t…
The hydrophobic effect is the observed tendency of nonpolar s…
An indicator species is any biological species that defines a…
Genetic Engineering
the process of manually adding new DNA to an organism. The go…
Human Wastewater
Human waste, or human excreta, is a waste type usually used t…
10 terms
AP environmental sciences (WATER)
safe drinking water act
clean water act
ocean dumping ban act
clean air act
(SDWA , 1974) set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants i…
(CWA, 1972) set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants tha…
(1988) bans ocean dumping of sewage sludge in industrial wast…
(CAA, 1970) set emission standards for cars and limits for re…
safe drinking water act
(SDWA , 1974) set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants i…
clean water act
(CWA, 1972) set maximum contaminant levels for pollutants tha…
22 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 14 (Water Pollution)
Water Pollution
Point Sources
Nonpoint Sources
Wastewater
Contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater with sub…
Distinct locations where pollution is occurring. (Factories,…
Broad, and diffuse areas, rather than points, from which poll…
Human sewage and gray water (bathing/washing clothes)
Water Pollution
Contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater with sub…
Point Sources
Distinct locations where pollution is occurring. (Factories,…
50 terms
AP Environmental Science (water)
Genetic Engineering
Human Wastewater
Hydroponics
Indicator Species
the process of manually adding new DNA to an organism. The go…
Human waste, or human excreta, is a waste type usually used t…
The hydrophobic effect is the observed tendency of nonpolar s…
An indicator species is any biological species that defines a…
Genetic Engineering
the process of manually adding new DNA to an organism. The go…
Human Wastewater
Human waste, or human excreta, is a waste type usually used t…
27 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 9 (Water Resources)
Aquifer
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aquifers
Water Table
Groundwater existing in the small spaces found within permeab…
Water can easily flow in and out of the aquifer
Impermeable or confining layer impedes water flow in or out o…
Uppermost level at which the water in a given area fully satu…
Aquifer
Groundwater existing in the small spaces found within permeab…
Unconfined Aquifers
Water can easily flow in and out of the aquifer
22 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 14 (Water Pollution)
Water Pollution
Point Sources
Nonpoint Sources
Wastewater
Contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater with sub…
Distinct locations where pollution is occurring. (Factories,…
Broad, and diffuse areas, rather than points, from which poll…
Human sewage and gray water (bathing/washing clothes)
Water Pollution
Contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater with sub…
Point Sources
Distinct locations where pollution is occurring. (Factories,…
9 terms
AP environmental sciences (water)
percent water on earth by type
aquifer
subsidence
cone of depression
97.5% sea water, 2.5% freshwater
any water bearing layer in the ground; confined or artesian,…
land sinks as a result of over pumping an aquifer
lowering of the water table around a pumping well 7
percent water on earth by type
97.5% sea water, 2.5% freshwater
aquifer
any water bearing layer in the ground; confined or artesian,…
24 terms
AP Environmental Science: Water Pollution
water pollution
point source
nonpoint source
wastewater
the contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans or ground…
pollution that comes from a distinct location
a widely spread source of pollution that is difficult to link…
the water produced by human activites including human sewage…
water pollution
the contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans or ground…
point source
pollution that comes from a distinct location
75 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 6: Water Pollution
Point Source
Non-Point Source
Pathogens
Organic Matter
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
Type of pollutant, bacteria, virus, contagious diseases. ... --S…
Biodegradable remains of plants and animals, point and non-po…
Point Source
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Non-Point Source
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
31 terms
AP Environmental - Water Pollution
BOD (Biological Oxygen Demand)
indicator species
point pollution
nonpoint pollution
amount of dissolved oxygen needed by aerobic decomposers to b…
Species that serve as early warnings that a community or ecos…
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.…
pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
BOD (Biological Oxygen Demand)
amount of dissolved oxygen needed by aerobic decomposers to b…
indicator species
Species that serve as early warnings that a community or ecos…
26 terms
Ap Environmental Science "Water Quality"
Alkalinity
Alkalinity increase
Alkalinity decrease
Bacteria
Measures the waters capacity to neutralize acids in (mg/1) or…
Come from :... 1) Wastewater treatment plant effluent ... 2) Surr…
Come from:... 1) acid precipitation ... 2) surrounding geology... 3)…
Measure fecal coliform, e. Coli, or enterococci to indicate p…
Alkalinity
Measures the waters capacity to neutralize acids in (mg/1) or…
Alkalinity increase
Come from :... 1) Wastewater treatment plant effluent ... 2) Surr…
29 terms
AP Environmental Science: Water Pollution
water pollution
point source
nonpoint source
wastewater
the contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans or ground…
pollution that comes from a distinct location
a widely spread source of pollution that is difficult to link…
the water produced by human activites including human sewage…
water pollution
the contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans or ground…
point source
pollution that comes from a distinct location
41 terms
Ap Environmental Science Chapter 22 water pollution
Water pollition
Sewage
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
Artificial eutrophication
Any physical or chemical change in water that adversely affec…
Waste water from drains or sewers; includes human waste soaps…
The amount of oxygen micro organisms need to decompose biolog…
Over nourishment of an aquatic ecosystem by nutrients such as…
Water pollition
Any physical or chemical change in water that adversely affec…
Sewage
Waste water from drains or sewers; includes human waste soaps…
77 terms
AP Environmental Science Unit 8: Water resources & Water Pollution
fresh water
water pollution
point-sources
non-point sources
only 2.78% and only .5% available
the contamination of ponds, river,streams, oceans and groundw…
distinct locations that pump waste into a waterway
diffuse areas such as an entire farming region that pollutes…
fresh water
only 2.78% and only .5% available
water pollution
the contamination of ponds, river,streams, oceans and groundw…
22 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 13 Water Resources
groundwater
zone of saturation
water table
aquifers
water that percolates downward through spaces in soil, gravel…
spaces that are completely filled with water
top of the groundwater zone
underground caverns and porous layers of sand, gravel, or bed…
groundwater
water that percolates downward through spaces in soil, gravel…
zone of saturation
spaces that are completely filled with water
26 terms
AP Environmental Science-Global Water Resources and Use
Littoral Zone
Limnetic Zone
Profundal Zone
Benthic Zone
Closest to the shore; penetrated by light; rooted and floral…
Farther from shore but near the surface of the water; well li…
Beneath the Limnetic Zone; no light; low oxygen
Bottom on the lake, beneath the Profundal Zone; cold and low…
Littoral Zone
Closest to the shore; penetrated by light; rooted and floral…
Limnetic Zone
Farther from shore but near the surface of the water; well li…
132 terms
AP Environmental Science Air and Water test
atmosphere
troposphere
stratosphere
mesosphere
a layer of gases that's held close to the earth by the force…
atmospheric layer where weather occurs
atmospheric layer where ozone is located
atmospheric layer where meteors light up
atmosphere
a layer of gases that's held close to the earth by the force…
troposphere
atmospheric layer where weather occurs
77 terms
AP Environmental Science Unit 8: Water resources & Water Pollution
fresh water
water pollution
point-sources
non-point sources
only 2.78% and only .5% available
the contamination of ponds, river,streams, oceans and groundw…
distinct locations that pump waste into a waterway
diffuse areas such as an entire farming region that pollutes…
fresh water
only 2.78% and only .5% available
water pollution
the contamination of ponds, river,streams, oceans and groundw…
39 terms
AP Environmental Science 5.02 Water Resources
Which countries are the largest consum…
Why would it be important to compare t…
What percentage of the world's water i…
Of Earth's total volume of fresh water…
China, India, and the United States
helps users compare if a territory uses a lot of water becaus…
3%
68.7%
Which countries are the largest consum…
China, India, and the United States
Why would it be important to compare t…
helps users compare if a territory uses a lot of water becaus…
38 terms
Environmental Science Water Pollution
pollution
runoff
evaporation
discharge
Addition of any substance that makes an area foul, unclean or…
The excess of precipitation over evaporation; the main source…
The process in which a liquid is changed to vapor (gas phase).
The amount of water that passes a fixed point in a given amou…
pollution
Addition of any substance that makes an area foul, unclean or…
runoff
The excess of precipitation over evaporation; the main source…
15 terms
Water Quality: Environmental Science
surface water
river system
watershed
groundwater
fresh water on Earth's land surface.
a flowing network of water.
the area of land that is drained by a river.
water beneath the Earth's surface in sediment and rock format…
surface water
fresh water on Earth's land surface.
river system
a flowing network of water.
26 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 9 Water Resources
Aquifers
Unconfined aquifers
Confined aquifer
Water table
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwater
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
An aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay…
The uppermost level at which the water in given fully saturat…
Aquifers
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwater
Unconfined aquifers
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
25 terms
Water Unit Study Guide (AP Environmental Science)
Watershed
Aquifer
Floodplain
Point Source
A region where water drains into a stream, reservoir, or othe…
An underground storage of water; saturated layers of sand, gr…
The land adjacent to a river. Advantages include ample water…
A source of pollutants that come directly from identifiable s…
Watershed
A region where water drains into a stream, reservoir, or othe…
Aquifer
An underground storage of water; saturated layers of sand, gr…
23 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter Nine: Water Resources
aquifer
unconfined aquifer
confined aquifers
water table
a permeable layer of rock and sediment that contains groundwa…
an aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
an aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay…
the uppermost level at which the water in a given area fully…
aquifer
a permeable layer of rock and sediment that contains groundwa…
unconfined aquifer
an aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
75 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 20: Water Pollution
Point Source
Non-Point Source
Pathogens
Organic Matter
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
Type of pollutant, bacteria, virus, contagious diseases. ... --S…
Biodegradable remains of plants and animals, point and non-po…
Point Source
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Non-Point Source
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
30 terms
AP Environmental - Water Cycle and Weather
Evaporation
Condensation
Precipitation
Atmosphere
the change from a liquid to a gas
the change from a gas into a liquid
the falling to Earth of any form of water (rain, snow, hail o…
the mixture of gasses surrounding the Earth
Evaporation
the change from a liquid to a gas
Condensation
the change from a gas into a liquid
22 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 14 (Water Pollution)
Water Pollution
Point Sources
Nonpoint Sources
Wastewater
Contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater with sub…
Distinct locations where pollution is occurring. (Factories,…
Broad, and diffuse areas, rather than points, from which poll…
Human sewage and gray water (bathing/washing clothes)
Water Pollution
Contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater with sub…
Point Sources
Distinct locations where pollution is occurring. (Factories,…
23 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 9: Water Resources
Aquifers
Unconfined aquifers
Confined aquifer
Water table
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwater
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
An aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay…
The uppermost level at which the water in given fully saturat…
Aquifers
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwater
Unconfined aquifers
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
96 terms
AP Environmental Science Review - Land and Water Use
Basic Human Nutritional Requirements
Undernourished
Malnourished
Kwashiorkor
Essential calories (2000-2500 calories); essential amino acid…
Consumption of less than 2000-2500 calories
Lack of adequate vitamins and nutrients
Swollen abdomen; reddish/orange hair; lack of protein in the…
Basic Human Nutritional Requirements
Essential calories (2000-2500 calories); essential amino acid…
Undernourished
Consumption of less than 2000-2500 calories
75 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 6: Water Pollution
Point Source
Non-Point Source
Pathogens
Organic Matter
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
Type of pollutant, bacteria, virus, contagious diseases. ... --S…
Biodegradable remains of plants and animals, point and non-po…
Point Source
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Non-Point Source
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
22 terms
AP Environmental Science- Chapter Nine: Water Systems
Aquifer
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aquifers
Water Table
a permeable layer of rock and sediment that contains groundwa…
an aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
an aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay…
the uppermost level at which the water in a given area fully…
Aquifer
a permeable layer of rock and sediment that contains groundwa…
Unconfined Aquifers
an aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Water + Land Usage
3%
Urbanization
cone of depression
recharge area
About _% of all the water on Earth is freshwater.
Moving out of urban areas (cities) into the suburbs is known…
Pumping freshwater out of a well faster than the aquifer can…
Natural soil surface that are regularly refilled with ground…
3%
About _% of all the water on Earth is freshwater.
Urbanization
Moving out of urban areas (cities) into the suburbs is known…
75 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 6: Water Pollution
Point Source
Non-Point Source
Pathogens
Organic Matter
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
Type of pollutant, bacteria, virus, contagious diseases. ... --S…
Biodegradable remains of plants and animals, point and non-po…
Point Source
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Non-Point Source
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
76 terms
AP Environmental Science Land and Water Use
undernourishment
over nutrition
malnutrition
macronutrients
people receive less that 90% of their daily caloric needs
receiving too many calories
a shortage of nutrients the body needs (lacks vitamins and mi…
carbohydrates, proteins, fats
undernourishment
people receive less that 90% of their daily caloric needs
over nutrition
receiving too many calories
27 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 9 (Water Resources)
Aquifer
Unconfined Aquifers
Confined Aquifers
Water Table
Groundwater existing in the small spaces found within permeab…
Water can easily flow in and out of the aquifer
Impermeable or confining layer impedes water flow in or out o…
Uppermost level at which the water in a given area fully satu…
Aquifer
Groundwater existing in the small spaces found within permeab…
Unconfined Aquifers
Water can easily flow in and out of the aquifer
22 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 14 (Water Pollution)
Water Pollution
Point Sources
Nonpoint Sources
Wastewater
Contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater with sub…
Distinct locations where pollution is occurring. (Factories,…
Broad, and diffuse areas, rather than points, from which poll…
Human sewage and gray water (bathing/washing clothes)
Water Pollution
Contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, groundwater with sub…
Point Sources
Distinct locations where pollution is occurring. (Factories,…
21 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 9 Water Resources
Aquifers
Unconfined aquifers
Confined aquifer
Water table
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwater
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
An aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay…
The uppermost level at which the water in given fully saturat…
Aquifers
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwater
Unconfined aquifers
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
13 terms
AP Environmental Science - Chapter 13: Water Resources
Freshwater
Groundwater
Zone of Saturation
Water Table
Water that contains very low levels of dissolved salts.
A key component in the earth's natural capital... Water that inf…
The spaces that are completely filled with freshwater in soil…
The top of the groundwater zone... Falls in dry weather, when we…
Freshwater
Water that contains very low levels of dissolved salts.
Groundwater
A key component in the earth's natural capital... Water that inf…
18 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter Fourteen: Water Pollution
water pollution
point source
nonpoint source
wastewater
the contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans, or groun…
a distinct location from which pollution is directly produced.
a diffuse area that produces pollution.
waste produced by human activities including human sewage fro…
water pollution
the contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans, or groun…
point source
a distinct location from which pollution is directly produced.
22 terms
AP Environmental Science- Chapter Fourteen: Water Pollution
Water Pollution
Point Sources
Nonpoint Sources
Wastewater
the contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans, or groun…
a distinct location from which pollution is directly produced
a diffuse area that produces pollution
water produced by human activities including human sewage fro…
Water Pollution
the contamination of streams, rivers, lakes, oceans, or groun…
Point Sources
a distinct location from which pollution is directly produced
75 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 6: Water Pollution
Point Source
Non-Point Source
Pathogens
Organic Matter
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
Type of pollutant, bacteria, virus, contagious diseases. ... --S…
Biodegradable remains of plants and animals, point and non-po…
Point Source
Pollution from a single, usually easily recognizable source.
Non-Point Source
Pollution that comes from many sources (a general area) rathe…
21 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 9 Water Resources
Aquifers
Unconfined aquifers
Confined aquifer
Water table
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwater
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
An aquifer surrounded by a layer of impermeable rock or clay…
The uppermost level at which the water in given fully saturat…
Aquifers
Permeable layers of rock and sediment that contain groundwater
Unconfined aquifers
An aquifer made of porous rock covered by soil, which water c…
63 terms
AP Environmental Science-Land and Water Use
Agroforestry
Alley Cropping
Crop Rotation
High-Input/Industrial/Corporate Agricu…
Harvestable trees or shrubs are grown around crops
Crops are planted in strips with rows of trees or shrubs on e…
Planting a field with a different crop from year to year
Use of mechanized equipment, fertilizers, and pesticides for…
Agroforestry
Harvestable trees or shrubs are grown around crops
Alley Cropping
Crops are planted in strips with rows of trees or shrubs on e…
47 terms
AP Environmental Science Ch 9 Water Resources
What percentage of the earth is covere…
What percentage of earth's water is fr…
In what form is most of earth's freshw…
Where is most of earth's liquid freshw…
Nearly 70%
Less than 3%
Ice and glaciers
Below ground
What percentage of the earth is covere…
Nearly 70%
What percentage of earth's water is fr…
Less than 3%
31 terms
Chapter 20 Water Pollution AP Environmental Science
20-1A What Are the Causes and Effects…
20-1B CORE CASE STUDY: The Gulf of Mex…
20-1C Water pollution
20-1D How water gets polluted
20-1A Water pollution causes illness and death in humans and…
Water draining into the Mississippi River and its tributaries…
A. Water pollution is any physical change in water quality th…
B. Water pollution can come from a single source or from a va…
20-1A What Are the Causes and Effects…
20-1A Water pollution causes illness and death in humans and…
20-1B CORE CASE STUDY: The Gulf of Mex…
Water draining into the Mississippi River and its tributaries…
AP Environmental Science Unit 8: Water resources & Water Pollution
fresh water
water pollution
point-sources
non-point sources
only 2.78% and only .5% available
the contamination of ponds, river,streams, oceans and groundw…
distinct locations that pump waste into a waterway
diffuse areas such as an entire farming region that pollutes…
fresh water
only 2.78% and only .5% available
water pollution
the contamination of ponds, river,streams, oceans and groundw…
20 terms
AP Environmental Science "Environmental Hazards and Health" and "Water Pollution"
carcinogen
hormone mimics
mutagen
precautionary principle
Chemicals, ionizing radiation, and viruses that cause or prom…
a generic term for chemical substances that enter the body an…
Chemical or form of radiation that causes inheritable changes…
When there is some scientific uncertainty about potentially s…
carcinogen
Chemicals, ionizing radiation, and viruses that cause or prom…
hormone mimics
a generic term for chemical substances that enter the body an…
16 terms
AP Environmental Science 8.04 Water Pollution
major water pollutants and their sources
effects of major water pollution
dead zones
Why is solid waste hazardous to aquati…
thermal pollution... -comes from power plants, industrial plants…
sewage and animal waste... -many cities have emergency overflows…
large oxygen-depleted zones in the ocean... -where an overabunda…
can be mistaken for food by marine life and as they begin to…
major water pollutants and their sources
thermal pollution... -comes from power plants, industrial plants…
effects of major water pollution
sewage and animal waste... -many cities have emergency overflows…
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