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AP Environmental Science: Climate Change
greenhouse effect
albedo
fresh snow
ocean water
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
surface that can reflect up to 90% of the sun's energy back i…
surface that can reflect only 5% of the sun's energy back int…
greenhouse effect
name given to the warming of the climate due to man's actions…
albedo
this refers to the percentage of the sun's energy reflected b…
27 terms
AP Environmental Science - Global Climate Change
climate
global climate change
global warming
greenhouse gas
the pattern of atmospheric conditions found across large geog…
any variation in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperat…
an increase in Earth's average surface temperature
a substance such as carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, ozo…
climate
the pattern of atmospheric conditions found across large geog…
global climate change
any variation in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperat…
8 terms
AP Environmental Climate Change Quiz
Mitigation
Adaptation
Largest source of US CO2 emissions
Two ways to reduce amt of fossil fuels
Aim is to get rid of the problem
Aim is to get used to the problem
Generation of electricity
New technology makes it easier to conserve... Switching to clean…
Mitigation
Aim is to get rid of the problem
Adaptation
Aim is to get used to the problem
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AP Environmental Climate Change Quiz
identify and describe two major causes…
identify two gases other than CO2 that…
explain why extreme rainfall events wi…
how will circulation cells be altered…
more burning of fossil fuels (cars/factories)... deforestation--…
methane--live stock, dumps, rice paddies... CFCs- aerosol, refri…
as atm heats up, more water evaporates into air but it'll be…
expands Hadley cells ... bc air is warmer, warm air that rises a…
identify and describe two major causes…
more burning of fossil fuels (cars/factories)... deforestation--…
identify two gases other than CO2 that…
methane--live stock, dumps, rice paddies... CFCs- aerosol, refri…
25 terms
Ch. 18 AP Environmental Science (Global Climate Change)
An Inconvenient Truth
Kyoto Protocol
Storm surge
Albedo
Al Gore made the documentary about global warming and its aff…
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Excess seawater driven landward by wind during a storm; the l…
The proportional reflectance of Earth's surface; glaciers and…
An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore made the documentary about global warming and its aff…
Kyoto Protocol
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
11 terms
AP Environmental Science-Climate Change and Ozone
Glacial
Interglacial
Intergovernmental panel on climate cha…
US Global Change Research Program
Freezing periods in time, ice ages
Thawing of the land
Made by the UN and makes conclusions on climate change
The U.S. Version to project future climate changes and impacts
Glacial
Freezing periods in time, ice ages
Interglacial
Thawing of the land
16 terms
AP Environmental Science 9.01 Climate Change
changes in environments over the past…
climate change through history
What causes these cycles of freezing a…
measuring climate change
-in arctic, less ice coverage every year; melting permafrost…
cenozoic era... -begins with mass extinctions 65 million years a…
-changes in the earth's orbit... -changes in the sun's intensity…
historical records... -past 150 years, humans have recorded temp…
changes in environments over the past…
-in arctic, less ice coverage every year; melting permafrost…
climate change through history
cenozoic era... -begins with mass extinctions 65 million years a…
AP Environmental Science - Global Climate Change
climate
global climate change
global warming
greenhouse gas
the pattern of atmospheric conditions found across large geog…
any variation in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperat…
an increase in Earth's average surface temperature
a substance such as carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, ozo…
climate
the pattern of atmospheric conditions found across large geog…
global climate change
any variation in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperat…
13 terms
Environmental Science Climate Change
climate
weather
greenhouse gas
insolation
A description of the long-term pattern of weather in a partic…
Description of the physical conditions of the atmosphere (moi…
Gasses added to the atmosphere by human actions that trap hea…
Incoming solar radiation.
climate
A description of the long-term pattern of weather in a partic…
weather
Description of the physical conditions of the atmosphere (moi…
14 terms
APES - Climate Change #1
H2O
CFC
CO2
CH4
Most abundant greenhouse gas (mostly natural sources of this)
Greenhouse gas (strongest in terms of ability to absorb infra…
Most abundant greenhouse gas that comes from burning fossil f…
Greenhouse gas that is stronger than CO2 and comes from burni…
H2O
Most abundant greenhouse gas (mostly natural sources of this)
CFC
Greenhouse gas (strongest in terms of ability to absorb infra…
16 terms
Ch. 18 AP Environmental Science (Global Climate Change)
Kyoto Protocol
Storm surge
Albedo
Global Climate Change
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Excess seawater driven landward by wind during a storm; the l…
The proportional reflectance of Earth's surface; glaciers and…
A broad term that refers to changes in the earth's climate mo…
Kyoto Protocol
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Storm surge
Excess seawater driven landward by wind during a storm; the l…
33 terms
APES Unit 1: Climate Change
01.05 ... Greenhouse effect
01.05... Global warming
01.05... Things that cool the planet
01.09... Global warming impacts
UV comes from the sun, hits earth, re-radiates out as infrare…
increase in greenhouse gases (most notably CO2 from burning f…
Volcanoes or increased cloud cover because the dust in atmosp…
rising sea levels (b/c of melting glaciers)... heat waves... More f…
01.05 ... Greenhouse effect
UV comes from the sun, hits earth, re-radiates out as infrare…
01.05... Global warming
increase in greenhouse gases (most notably CO2 from burning f…
APES Global Environmental and Climate Change Vocabulary
significance of shrinking polar ice cap
global change
global climate change
global warming
rise in Arctic temperatures has caused ice to melt 3 weeks ea…
change that occurs in the chemical, biological, and physical…
changes in the Earth's climate (average weather in an area ov…
warming of Earth's oceans, landmasses, and atmosphere
significance of shrinking polar ice cap
rise in Arctic temperatures has caused ice to melt 3 weeks ea…
global change
change that occurs in the chemical, biological, and physical…
6 terms
APES Causes of Climate Change
El Nino
oceans
greenhouse gases
Milankovitch cycles
periodic variations of currents in the Pacific Ocean approxim…
conveyer-belt system of sinking and upwelling of water causin…
carbon dioxide, methane, water vapor, and CFCs prevent Earth'…
Earth wobbling, changing its tilt, and changing its elliptica…
El Nino
periodic variations of currents in the Pacific Ocean approxim…
oceans
conveyer-belt system of sinking and upwelling of water causin…
APES Climate Change and Major Environmental Legislation
Hillary Clinton
Bernie Sanders
Ted Cruz
Donald Trump
Hillary's plan is designed to deliver on the pledge President…
Create a Clean-Energy Workforce of 10 million good-paying job…
Cruz claimed "none of the alarmists say 'global warming' anym…
Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has rendered h…
Hillary Clinton
Hillary's plan is designed to deliver on the pledge President…
Bernie Sanders
Create a Clean-Energy Workforce of 10 million good-paying job…
APES Global Environmental and Climate Change Vocabulary
significance of shrinking polar ice cap
global change
global climate change
global warming
rise in Arctic temperatures has caused ice to melt 3 weeks ea…
change that occurs in the chemical, biological, and physical…
changes in the Earth's climate (average weather in an area ov…
warming of Earth's oceans, landmasses, and atmosphere
significance of shrinking polar ice cap
rise in Arctic temperatures has caused ice to melt 3 weeks ea…
global change
change that occurs in the chemical, biological, and physical…
25 terms
APES Global Climate Change
An Inconvenient Truth
Kyoto Protocol
Storm surge
Albedo
Al Gore made the documentary about global warming and its aff…
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Excess seawater driven landward by wind during a storm; the l…
The proportional reflectance of Earth's surface; glaciers and…
An Inconvenient Truth
Al Gore made the documentary about global warming and its aff…
Kyoto Protocol
An 1997 international treaty according to which developed cou…
Environmental Science Climate Change
What is the fastest developing area of…
Climate
Weather
Global Climate Change
Climate change.
An area's long term atmospheric conditions, including tempera…
Short term conditions at localized sites.
Describes trends and variations in Earth's climate.
What is the fastest developing area of…
Climate change.
Climate
An area's long term atmospheric conditions, including tempera…
15 terms
Environmental Science - Climate Change
weather
climate
global warming
kyoto protocol
short-term changes in atmospheric variables - fluctuates
determined by average weather conditions in particular areas…
an average increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near…
an international agreement first adopted in 1997 that aims to…
weather
short-term changes in atmospheric variables - fluctuates
climate
determined by average weather conditions in particular areas…
apes climate change review
greenhouse effect
greenhouse gases
what naturally creates CO2?
what naturally creates CH4?
NATURAL process in which the earth's surface/lower tropospher…
- water vapor (H2O)... - carbon dioxide (CO2)... - methane (CH4)... -…
aerobic respiration, decomposition matter that is aerobic (re…
anaerobic respiration (in wetlands, also happens with some de…
greenhouse effect
NATURAL process in which the earth's surface/lower tropospher…
greenhouse gases
- water vapor (H2O)... - carbon dioxide (CO2)... - methane (CH4)... -…
11 terms
Environmental Issues and Climate Change
Natural Resource
Pollution
Environmental Science
Renewable Resource
Anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use
Contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
The study of the natural processes that occur in the environm…
A resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
Natural Resource
Anything naturally occurring in the environment that humans use
Pollution
Contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
APES: Climate Change
albedo
high albedo
low albedo
global warming potential
light/radiation reflected from Earth's surface to sun
clouds, fresh snow, ice
dark surfaces that absorb light
how much a specific gas contributes to global warming
albedo
light/radiation reflected from Earth's surface to sun
high albedo
clouds, fresh snow, ice
7 terms
Human and environmental factors in climate change
Natural forcing
Anthropogenic forcing
Ruddiman hypothesis
Solar irradiance
Things that change the climate. External forcings are things…
Changes in the Earth's climate due to human actions. Positive…
The idea that humanity has been changing the climate since th…
The amount of solar energy hitting Earth's surface at any giv…
Natural forcing
Things that change the climate. External forcings are things…
Anthropogenic forcing
Changes in the Earth's climate due to human actions. Positive…
62 terms
APES Climate Change
climate
weather
global climate change
3 factors on climate
An area's long term atmospheric conditions: temperature, mois…
Conditions at localized sites over hours or days
Describe trends and variations in earth's climate; temperatur…
1. Sun... 2. Atmosphere... 3. Oceans
climate
An area's long term atmospheric conditions: temperature, mois…
weather
Conditions at localized sites over hours or days
13 terms
Environmental Science Climate Change
climate
weather
greenhouse gas
insolation
A description of the long-term pattern of weather in a partic…
Description of the physical conditions of the atmosphere (moi…
Gasses added to the atmosphere by human actions that trap hea…
Incoming solar radiation.
climate
A description of the long-term pattern of weather in a partic…
weather
Description of the physical conditions of the atmosphere (moi…
21 terms
Environmental concerns (climate change)
气候
改变
全球
暖化
...
...
...
...
气候
...
改变
...
35 terms
Environmental Science - Climate Change
weather
climate
global warming
kyoto protocol
short-term changes in atmospheric variables - fluctuates
determined by average weather conditions in particular areas…
an average increase in the temperature of the atmosphere near…
an international agreement first adopted in 1997 that aims to…
weather
short-term changes in atmospheric variables - fluctuates
climate
determined by average weather conditions in particular areas…
APES Climate Change
Biotic pollution
Greenhouse effect
IPCC
Global climate change
Introduction of a foreign species to an area which it is not…
The trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphe…
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a scientific body…
Recent ongoing rise in average global temperature near earth'…
Biotic pollution
Introduction of a foreign species to an area which it is not…
Greenhouse effect
The trapping of the sun's warmth in a planet's lower atmosphe…
45 terms
Environmental Science Ocean climate change
Surface ocean currents-Driven by wind
Main Ocean gyres
5 major gyres
Gulf stream
Transport heat, salt, dissolved nutrients across the oceans... C…
Spirals of ocean circulating currents... Flow up to 10 km/day…
N. Pacific... S. Pacific... N. Atlantic... S. Atlantic... Indian
Powerful western boundary of N. Atlantic gyre... Originates in G…
Surface ocean currents-Driven by wind
Transport heat, salt, dissolved nutrients across the oceans... C…
Main Ocean gyres
Spirals of ocean circulating currents... Flow up to 10 km/day…
APES Climate Change
Air Pollution
Photochemical Oxidants
Particulate Matter
Particles
Chemicals and particles getting into the air that cause smog…
The products of reactions between NOx and volatile organic co…
All of the particles suspended in air.
A small part of matter.
Air Pollution
Chemicals and particles getting into the air that cause smog…
Photochemical Oxidants
The products of reactions between NOx and volatile organic co…
145 terms
APES: Climate Change
# of warmest years from 1800s that hav…
date of buds opening
evidence for warming
evidence of climate change
16
phenological spring
early phenological spring, temp graphs, extreme heat events
glacier melting, sea level rise, extreme weather
# of warmest years from 1800s that hav…
16
date of buds opening
phenological spring
17 terms
environmental climate change
Water vapor
Methane CH4
CO2
Ozone
-most abundant greenhouse gas... -warming of the earth causes mo…
-Comes from waste dumps, swamp lands, CAFOs, and rice product…
-Comes from fossil fuel combustion and cement production, def…
-Comes from fossil fuel combustion, industrial emissions, che…
Water vapor
-most abundant greenhouse gas... -warming of the earth causes mo…
Methane CH4
-Comes from waste dumps, swamp lands, CAFOs, and rice product…
APES Climate Change & Air Pollution
troposphere
stratosphere
troposphere
troposphere
Most of the earth's climate happens here
Location of the ozone layer; very low levels of water vapor
Most of the earth's oxygen is located here
Layer of the atmosphere closest to the surface of the earth
troposphere
Most of the earth's climate happens here
stratosphere
Location of the ozone layer; very low levels of water vapor
APES climate change
define global change
what human activities increased the am…
list some ill- effects of mecury
what is global climate change?
chemical, physical, biological change in earth
emissions from coal fired power plants, waste
nervous system disorder
change in earth's climate over the decades
define global change
chemical, physical, biological change in earth
what human activities increased the am…
emissions from coal fired power plants, waste
33 terms
environmental 101 climate change
take home messages
greenhouse effect
3 differences between greenhouse gases
radiative forcing
-Climate vs. weather.... -Natural variation... -It the Rate of Chan…
is the process by which radiation from a planet's atmosphere…
1)different lifetimes in the atmosphere... 2)different capacitie…
is the measurement of the capacity of a gas or other forcing…
take home messages
-Climate vs. weather.... -Natural variation... -It the Rate of Chan…
greenhouse effect
is the process by which radiation from a planet's atmosphere…
26 terms
Environmental Science - Climate Change
weather
climate
30
volcano's and tilt
short-term changes (hours or days) in atmospheric variables;…
determined by average weather conditions in particular area f…
how many years are climates averaged by?
what are different variables that can change the trends of cl…
weather
short-term changes (hours or days) in atmospheric variables;…
climate
determined by average weather conditions in particular area f…
Environmental Science, Climate Change
Environmental decisions & actions are…
Culture
Worldview
Factors which shape worldview
Culture, personal experience, worldview, and values
knowledge, beliefs, values, and learned ways of life shared b…
a person's or group's beliefs about the meaning, purpose, and…
Religion, community, political ideology, economics, individua…
Environmental decisions & actions are…
Culture, personal experience, worldview, and values
Culture
knowledge, beliefs, values, and learned ways of life shared b…
40 terms
Environmental Science- Climate Change
Weather
Climate- Former definition
Climate- Current definition
Climate of a location
Present conditions of the atmosphere over periods of up to 2…
Weather conditions prevailing over an area over a long period…
Average conditions of all environmental components (temp, rai…
Affected by Latitude, terrain, altitude, ice or snow cover, n…
Weather
Present conditions of the atmosphere over periods of up to 2…
Climate- Former definition
Weather conditions prevailing over an area over a long period…
28 terms
Environmental Climate Change
Weather
Climate
Atmosphere
The Troposphere
Day to day variations in temperature, air pressure, humidity,…
Long term weather patterns
A collection of gases held by gravity around the Earth
Gases moderate the flow of energy to Earth... Contains almost a…
Weather
Day to day variations in temperature, air pressure, humidity,…
Climate
Long term weather patterns
12 terms
Environmental Science: Climate Change
Weather
Climate
Climate Change
Greenhouse Effect
atmospheric conditions at a given place/time and how it chang…
average weather conditions over a long period
shift in long run average of weather (caused by change in cli…
ability of atmosphere to absorb energy with longer wavelength…
Weather
atmospheric conditions at a given place/time and how it chang…
Climate
average weather conditions over a long period
APES climate change quiz
UVC radiation
UVB radiation
UVA radiation
Ozone distribution
Most harmful, but we don't care b/c all is absorbed in strato…
The one we care about! B/c very harmful & actually reaches Ea…
Least harmful, reaches Earth but we don't care
Thin in tropics... Thickest at high latitudes (b/c of prevailing…
UVC radiation
Most harmful, but we don't care b/c all is absorbed in strato…
UVB radiation
The one we care about! B/c very harmful & actually reaches Ea…
APES WEATHER/ATMOSPHERE/CLIMATE CHANGE
If the temperature keeps on increasing
A natural event that would contribute…
A rise in sea level has occurred in th…
If the trend of global temperature inc…
Specialist species living in fragile ecosystems will risk ext…
Volcanic eruptions
Thermal expansion of the ocean
Troposphere will contain more water vapor
If the temperature keeps on increasing
Specialist species living in fragile ecosystems will risk ext…
A natural event that would contribute…
Volcanic eruptions
27 terms
APES Global Climate Change
Climate
Global climate change
Global warming
Greenhouse gases
An area's long-term atmospheric conditions including temp, mo…
Trends in Earth's climate
An increase in Earth's average surface temperature
Atmospheric gases which tend to effectively absorb infrared r…
Climate
An area's long-term atmospheric conditions including temp, mo…
Global climate change
Trends in Earth's climate
33 terms
APES Ch. 21- Roth Climate Change
negative feedback
natural greenhouse effect
enhanced greenhouse effect
aerosol effect
feedback in opposite phase with (decreasing) the input
The absorption of thermal energy by the atmosphere. It keeps…
Rising global temperatures due to greenhouse gases being put…
Atmospheric cooling that occurs where and when aerosol pollut…
negative feedback
feedback in opposite phase with (decreasing) the input
natural greenhouse effect
The absorption of thermal energy by the atmosphere. It keeps…
Environmental Health and Climate Change
Environmental Health
Epidemiology
Environmental Epidemiology
Toxicology
Comprises those aspects of human health, including quality of…
The study of the distribution and determinants of health and…
The study of diseases and health conditions that occur in the…
The study of the adverse effects of chemicals on living organ…
Environmental Health
Comprises those aspects of human health, including quality of…
Epidemiology
The study of the distribution and determinants of health and…
40 terms
APES climate change
carbon footprint
greenhouse effect
List the six greenhouse gases and iden…
Compare the greenhouse warming potenti…
A carbon footprint is the amount of CO2 left behind by by a p…
solar radiation comes in with short wavelengths: is converted…
Six greenhouse gases: CO2, CFCs, H2O, O3 (ozone), CH4(methane…
The most important greenhouse gas to work on controlling is m…
carbon footprint
A carbon footprint is the amount of CO2 left behind by by a p…
greenhouse effect
solar radiation comes in with short wavelengths: is converted…
Climate Change Test- Environmental
Greenhouse effect
Greenhouse gas
Thermohaline circulation
El Niño
A process in which certain gases in the atmosphere keep heat…
Gas that keeps heat near earth and prevent it from radiating…
A water movement pattern in which warmer, less salty water mo…
A change in air pressure, wind patterns, ocean temperature, a…
Greenhouse effect
A process in which certain gases in the atmosphere keep heat…
Greenhouse gas
Gas that keeps heat near earth and prevent it from radiating…
Environmental science climate change
Carbon is recycled from one form to an…
All animals, plants, fungi, bacteria,…
Where else can carbon be found?
Reservoirs
True
Carbon based molecules
Soil, rocks, water, atmosphere
Locations where carbon resides
Carbon is recycled from one form to an…
True
All animals, plants, fungi, bacteria,…
Carbon based molecules
35 terms
APES Climate change & soil
Three coastal impacts of climate change
Impacts of rising sea levels
Impacts of coastal flooding
Impacts of warming coastal water
See levels rise, coastal flooding, warm coastal waters
Many houses and power plants along the coast, they will be fo…
More intense hurricanes and floods cause more damage
Coastal ecosystems will change, species will shift north, inv…
Three coastal impacts of climate change
See levels rise, coastal flooding, warm coastal waters
Impacts of rising sea levels
Many houses and power plants along the coast, they will be fo…
33 terms
Ch 18 APES Global Climate Change
Global Climate Change
Global warming
Infrared radiation
Greenhouse gases
Any change in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperature…
An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosph…
longer wavelength than visible light.
Ozone (O3), CO2, Nitrous Oxide (N2O) methane (CH4), CFCs,
Global Climate Change
Any change in aspects of Earth's climate, such as temperature…
Global warming
An increase in the average temperature of the earth's atmosph…
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