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12 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
Extinction
Inbreeding depression
Endangered
Native species
The death of the last member of a species.
A genetic phenomenon in which individuals with similar genoty…
At serious risk of extinction.
A species that lives in a historical range, typically where i…
Extinction
The death of the last member of a species.
Inbreeding depression
A genetic phenomenon in which individuals with similar genoty…
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 (Conservation)
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
When the last number of a species dies.
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
At serious risk of extinction
Species that live in their historical range, typically where…
Extinction
When the last number of a species dies.
Inbreeding Depression
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
Alien Species/Exotic Species
A genetic phenomenon in which individuals with similar genoty…
At serious risk of extinction.
A species lives in a historical range, typically where it has…
A species living outside its historical range.
Inbreeding Depression
A genetic phenomenon in which individuals with similar genoty…
Endangered
At serious risk of extinction.
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…
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…
65 terms
AP Environmental Science - Chapter 18
What happened to Ohio's Cuyahoga River…
Why does agricultural runoff create a…
What phased out all tank-washing, dump…
What type of water pollution comes out…
It caught fire repeatedly from oil, trees, and industrial was…
The nutrients lead a big drop in D.O. in the ocean.
The 1990 London Dumping Convention.
Point source pollution
What happened to Ohio's Cuyahoga River…
It caught fire repeatedly from oil, trees, and industrial was…
Why does agricultural runoff create a…
The nutrients lead a big drop in D.O. in the ocean.
25 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
Urban Smog
Total Organic Carbon (TOC)
Sick Building Syndrome
Water Pollution
major air pollutant; formed from nitrogen oxides and volatile…
measured by hydrologists when checking the health of freshwater
bad air mixed with mold spores
comes from the loss of any real or potential water uses cause…
Urban Smog
major air pollutant; formed from nitrogen oxides and volatile…
Total Organic Carbon (TOC)
measured by hydrologists when checking the health of freshwater
20 terms
AP Environmental Science - Chapter 18
Water pollution
Point Sources
Nonpoint Sources
Atmospheric Deposition
the contamination of natural water bodies by chemical, physic…
Specific locations of highly concentrated pollution discharge…
Scattered, diffuse sources of pollutants, such as runoff from…
Sedimentation of solids, liquids, or gaseous materials from t…
Water pollution
the contamination of natural water bodies by chemical, physic…
Point Sources
Specific locations of highly concentrated pollution discharge…
18 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
alien species
biodiversity
biosphere reserve
CITES
a species living outside its historical range... ex: honeybees
the diversity of life forms in an environment... ex: allows a sp…
a protected area consisting of zones that vary in the amount…
a 1973 treaty formed to control the international trade of th…
alien species
a species living outside its historical range... ex: honeybees
biodiversity
the diversity of life forms in an environment... ex: allows a sp…
25 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
adaptation
aerosols
carbon capture
carbon footprint
(physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as t…
tiny solid particles or liquid droplets that remain suspended…
the technique of capturing CO2 from coal or oil fired power p…
measure of the impact human activities have on the environmen…
adaptation
(physiology) the responsive adjustment of a sense organ (as t…
aerosols
tiny solid particles or liquid droplets that remain suspended…
29 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
Biological hazards
Chemical hazards
Natural hazards
Cultural hazards
there are more than 1400 pathogens (an organism that can caus…
harmful chemicals in air, water, soil, food and human made pr…
fire, earthquakes, floods, volcanic eruptions and storms
unsafe working conditions, unsafe highways, criminal assault…
Biological hazards
there are more than 1400 pathogens (an organism that can caus…
Chemical hazards
harmful chemicals in air, water, soil, food and human made pr…
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
When the last number of a species dies.
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
At serious risk of extinction
Species that live in their historical range, typically where…
Extinction
When the last number of a species dies.
Inbreeding Depression
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
27 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 18
Undernourished
Malnourished
Overnourished
Famines
People who consume fewer calories then they need
People who consume enough calories but his diets are lacking…
People who consume food in excess of that required
Crop failures caused by drought, war, flood, or some other ca…
Undernourished
People who consume fewer calories then they need
Malnourished
People who consume enough calories but his diets are lacking…
40 terms
AP Environmental Sciences Chapter 18
Why is it important to protect biodive…
Define extinction
How much of the world's population of…
We are most likely in the middle of a…
It provides instrumental values (food, medicine, etc) & intri…
occurrence when the last member of a species dies
About 0.5% annually
Human cause (pollution, etc)
Why is it important to protect biodive…
It provides instrumental values (food, medicine, etc) & intri…
Define extinction
occurrence when the last member of a species dies
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…
16 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
18 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18
alien species
biodiversity
biosphere reserve
CITES
a species living outside its historical range... ex: honeybees
the diversity of life forms in an environment... ex: allows a sp…
a protected area consisting of zones that vary in the amount…
a 1973 treaty formed to control the international trade of th…
alien species
a species living outside its historical range... ex: honeybees
biodiversity
the diversity of life forms in an environment... ex: allows a sp…
17 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 18
Atmospheric pressure
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Ozone layer
Force or mass per unit area of air caused by the bombardment…
Innermost layer of the atmosphere and contains 75% of the mas…
Second layer of the extending about 17-48 kilometers (11-30 m…
Layer of gaseous ozone in the stratosphere that protects life…
Atmospheric pressure
Force or mass per unit area of air caused by the bombardment…
Troposphere
Innermost layer of the atmosphere and contains 75% of the mas…
21 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 (Conservation)
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
When the last number of a species dies.
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
At serious risk of extinction
Species that live in their historical range, typically where…
Extinction
When the last number of a species dies.
Inbreeding Depression
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 (Conservation)
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
When the last number of a species dies.
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
At serious risk of extinction
Species that live in their historical range, typically where…
Extinction
When the last number of a species dies.
Inbreeding Depression
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
35 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
risk
hazard
risk analysis
risk assessment
The probability that something undesirable will result from d…
Something that can cause injury, disease, economic loss, or e…
The process of identifying hazards, evaluating the nature and…
The process of gathering data and making assumptions in order…
risk
The probability that something undesirable will result from d…
hazard
Something that can cause injury, disease, economic loss, or e…
9 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 18 Vocabulary
atmospheric pressure
ozone layer
air pollution
primary pollutants
The force per unit area of a column of air, caused by the bom…
The layer of gaseous ozone in the stratosphere that protects…
One or more chemicals in high enough concentrations in the ai…
Chemicals or substances emitted directly into the air from na…
atmospheric pressure
The force per unit area of a column of air, caused by the bom…
ozone layer
The layer of gaseous ozone in the stratosphere that protects…
37 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
risk
hazard
risk analysis
risk assessment
The probability that something undesirable will result from d…
Something that can cause injury, disease, economic loss, or e…
The process of identifying hazards, evaluating the nature and…
The process of gathering data and making assumptions in order…
risk
The probability that something undesirable will result from d…
hazard
Something that can cause injury, disease, economic loss, or e…
20 terms
Chapter 18: Environmental Science
Biomass energy
Biofuel
Biopower
Ethanol
energy that is produced from organic materials
fuel from organic sources
electricity generated by the combustion of organic materials
an alcohol derived from the fermentation of starches or sugar…
Biomass energy
energy that is produced from organic materials
Biofuel
fuel from organic sources
22 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocabulary
aerosols
carbon capture
carbon footprint
carbon neutrality
microscopic droplets and particles
removes CO2 from power plant emissions
expresses the amount of carbon we are responsible for emitting
the state in which an individual, business, or institution em…
aerosols
microscopic droplets and particles
carbon capture
removes CO2 from power plant emissions
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
16 terms
Ap Environmental Science Chapter 18: Air Pollution
Atmospheric pressure
troposphere
ozone layer
stratosphere
the force, or mass, per unit area of a column of air
the atmospheric layer closest to the earths surface and conta…
the atmospheres small amount of ozone (O3) is concentrated in…
second layer in the atmosphere, which extends from about 17 t…
Atmospheric pressure
the force, or mass, per unit area of a column of air
troposphere
the atmospheric layer closest to the earths surface and conta…
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 (Conservation)
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
When the last number of a species dies.
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
At serious risk of extinction
Species that live in their historical range, typically where…
Extinction
When the last number of a species dies.
Inbreeding Depression
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18: Conservation of Biodiversity
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
When the last number of a species dies.
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
At serious risk of extinction
Species that live in their historical range, typically where…
Extinction
When the last number of a species dies.
Inbreeding Depression
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
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…
40 terms
environmental science chapter 18
extinction
inbreeding depression
endangered
international union for conservation o…
occurs when the last member of a species dies
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes-typically rela…
serious risk of extinction
data deficient species, extinct species, threatened species,…
extinction
occurs when the last member of a species dies
inbreeding depression
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes-typically rela…
37 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
risk
hazard
risk analysis
risk assessment
The probability that something undesirable will result from d…
Something that can cause injury, disease, economic loss, or e…
The process of identifying hazards, evaluating the nature and…
The process of gathering data and making assumptions in order…
risk
The probability that something undesirable will result from d…
hazard
Something that can cause injury, disease, economic loss, or e…
15 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 18
Biomass Energy
Biofuel
Geothermal Energy
Ground- source heat pump
The energy produced from organic materials
Fuel from organic sources
A type of renewable energy that is generated deep within the…
A network of pipes that circulates water from the ground for…
Biomass Energy
The energy produced from organic materials
Biofuel
Fuel from organic sources
21 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 (Conservation)
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
When the last number of a species dies.
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
At serious risk of extinction
Species that live in their historical range, typically where…
Extinction
When the last number of a species dies.
Inbreeding Depression
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
11 terms
AP Environmental Science Terms, Chapter 18
Atmospheric pressure
Troposphere
Stratosphere
Ozone layer
Force or mass per unit of air, caused by the bombardment of a…
Innermost layer of the atmosphere. It contains about 75% of t…
Second layer of the atmosphere, extending about 17-48 kilomet…
Layer of gaseous ozone (O3) in the stratosphere that protects…
Atmospheric pressure
Force or mass per unit of air, caused by the bombardment of a…
Troposphere
Innermost layer of the atmosphere. It contains about 75% of t…
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
inbreeding depression
endangered
native species
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
at serious risk of extinction
a species that lives in a historical range, typically where i…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
inbreeding depression
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
37 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
risk
hazard
risk analysis
risk assessment
The probability that something undesirable will result from d…
Something that can cause injury, disease, economic loss, or e…
The process of identifying hazards, evaluating the nature and…
The process of gathering data and making assumptions in order…
risk
The probability that something undesirable will result from d…
hazard
Something that can cause injury, disease, economic loss, or e…
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
35 terms
AP Environmental Science - Chapter 18 Vocab
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monu…
Inbreeding depression
Genetic diversity
Extinct species
Monument in Hawaii that is preserved because many species of…
The negative effects on a population as a result of frequent…
The difference in the traits of a species, allowing it to sur…
A species that was once living but that now has no surviving…
Papahanaumokuakea Marine National Monu…
Monument in Hawaii that is preserved because many species of…
Inbreeding depression
The negative effects on a population as a result of frequent…
11 terms
Environmental Science - Chapter 18: Renewable Energy
Renewable energy
Passive solar heating
Active solar heating
Biomass fuel
Energy from sources that are constantly being formed.
The use of sunlight to heat buildings directly.
The gathering of solar energy by collectors that are used to…
Plant material, manure, or any other organic matter that is u…
Renewable energy
Energy from sources that are constantly being formed.
Passive solar heating
The use of sunlight to heat buildings directly.
41 terms
AP Environmental Science: Chapter 18: Conserving Biodiversity
Extinction
Local Extinction
Global Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
occurs when the last member of a species dies
The last member of a species in a region dies
The last member of a species dies
When individuals with similar genomes (typically relatives) b…
Extinction
occurs when the last member of a species dies
Local Extinction
The last member of a species in a region dies
21 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 (Conservation)
Extinction
Inbreeding Depression
Endangered
Native Species
When the last number of a species dies.
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
At serious risk of extinction
Species that live in their historical range, typically where…
Extinction
When the last number of a species dies.
Inbreeding Depression
Occurs when individuals with similar genotypes (relatives) br…
9 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
atmospheric pressure
troposphere
stratosphere
ozone layer
the force, or mass, per unit area of a column of air.
the atmospheric layer closest to the earth's surface.
the second layer above earth's surface.
concentrated in a portion of the stratosphere that keeps out…
atmospheric pressure
the force, or mass, per unit area of a column of air.
troposphere
the atmospheric layer closest to the earth's surface.
15 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 18 Vocab
extinction
exotic species
Marine Mammal Protection Act
inbreeding depression
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
alien species
prohibits the killing of all marine mammals in the U.S. and p…
occurs when individuals with similar genotypes, generally rel…
extinction
when there are no longer any of the species in the world.
exotic species
alien species
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