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24 terms
Environmental Systems
ecosystem
biome
rain forest
acid rain
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an envir…
A large group of ecosystems that share the same climate and h…
A forest region located in the tropical zone with a heavy con…
Caused by pollutants in the air from the use of fossil fuels
ecosystem
All the living and nonliving things that interact in an envir…
biome
A large group of ecosystems that share the same climate and h…
13 terms
Environmental Systems
Food web
Producer
Primary consumer
Secondary consumers
Multiple food chains within the same ecosystem that model the…
Plants because they are autotrophic and make their own food
Animals that only eat producers and are herbivores.
Animals that eat mostly herbivores and sometimes plants. They…
Food web
Multiple food chains within the same ecosystem that model the…
Producer
Plants because they are autotrophic and make their own food
15 terms
Environmental Systems
Environment
Interdisciplinary
Pollution
Biodiversity
The surrounding where animals and humans live.
Covers more than one field of study
A degradation or decrease in the qualify air and water
Is the number of different species present in one specific ec…
Environment
The surrounding where animals and humans live.
Interdisciplinary
Covers more than one field of study
18 terms
Systems in Environmental Science
What is a system?
Input
Output
What is the input and output of Photos…
a network of relationships between parts, elements, or compon…
What goes into a system.
What comes out of a system.
Input = sunlight, water, CO2... Output = Oxygen and sugar (gluco…
What is a system?
a network of relationships between parts, elements, or compon…
Input
What goes into a system.
Environmental Systems
Crust
Lithosphere
Asthenosphere
Mantle
AKA Lithosphere
Hard outer layer of the geosphere
Liquidy hot rock in the upper mantle
Layer of the Geosphere between the core and crust
Crust
AKA Lithosphere
Lithosphere
Hard outer layer of the geosphere
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Environmental Systems
First Law of Thermodynamics
Second Low of Thermodynamics
Ionizing Radiation
High Quality Energy
Energy is neither created nor destroyed, but may be converted…
When energy is changed from one form to another, some useful…
Radiation with enough energy to free electrons from atoms for…
Organized and concentration, can perform useful work (fossil…
First Law of Thermodynamics
Energy is neither created nor destroyed, but may be converted…
Second Low of Thermodynamics
When energy is changed from one form to another, some useful…
49 terms
Environmental Systems
mass
carbohydrate
atom
capillary action
a measure of the amount of matter an object contains
- compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms... -…
the smallest particle... that can contain the chemical... propertie…
when adhesion of water... molecules to a surface is... stronger tha…
mass
a measure of the amount of matter an object contains
carbohydrate
- compounds composed of carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen atoms... -…
36 terms
Environmental systems
what systems are part of Environmental?
Bleed air systems
environmental systems controls
Ventilation system
• Ventilation... • Heating... • Canopy defogging... • Air conditioning…
• Left P3 port... OBOGS... • Right P3 port... Heat... Defog... Pressuriz…
-environmental control panel... Front cockpit right side consol…
-Ventilation Airflow... -Ram air flow Switch... -Distribution
what systems are part of Environmental?
• Ventilation... • Heating... • Canopy defogging... • Air conditioning…
Bleed air systems
• Left P3 port... OBOGS... • Right P3 port... Heat... Defog... Pressuriz…
10 terms
Environmental Systems
Biodiversity
Population
ecosystems
niche
Refers to the number of different species in a given area.
Group of organisms
an area with abiotic (non-living) and biotic (living) factors
Organism's role, or job, in its habitat
Biodiversity
Refers to the number of different species in a given area.
Population
Group of organisms
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Chapter 9:The Human Population Study Guide (Environmental Systems)
Demography
Age Structure
Emigration
Infastructure
The study of populations
The distribution of ages in a specific population at a certai…
Movement of individuals out of a population
The basic facilities and services that support a community
Demography
The study of populations
Age Structure
The distribution of ages in a specific population at a certai…
44 terms
AP Environmental Science- Human Population
total fertility rate
introduced species
underdeveloped country
GDP (gross domestic product)
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
a country with a low industrial base (low GDP)
the money's worth of goods and services produced in a country
total fertility rate
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
introduced species
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
53 terms
AP Environmental Science- Human Population
total fertility rate
introduced species
underdeveloped country
GDP (gross domestic product)
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
a country with a low industrial base (low GDP)
the money's worth of goods and services produced in a country
total fertility rate
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
introduced species
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
Environmental Systems
Environmental science
Ecology
Agriculture
Natural resource
The study of the air, water, and land surrounding an organism…
The study of the interactions of living organisms with one an…
The raising of crops and livestock for food or for other prod…
Any natural material that is used by humans, such as water, p…
Environmental science
The study of the air, water, and land surrounding an organism…
Ecology
The study of the interactions of living organisms with one an…
Environmental Systems
cohesion
adhesion
pH scale
atmosphere
Attraction between molecules of the same substance
An attraction between molecules of different substances
measurement system used to indicate the concentration of hydr…
A mixture of gases that surrounds a planet or moon.
cohesion
Attraction between molecules of the same substance
adhesion
An attraction between molecules of different substances
Environmental Systems
Storages are made of...
Flows are...
Processes...
In systems diagrams, boxes indicate...
matter or energy
inputs into the system or outputs from the system
transfer or transform energy or matter
storages
Storages are made of...
matter or energy
Flows are...
inputs into the system or outputs from the system
17 terms
Environmental Systems
Divergent Boundary
Convergent Boundary
Transform Boundary
Water Cycle
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
A tectonic plate boundary where two plates collide, come toge…
The boundary between tectonic plates that are sliding past ea…
The cycle of processes by which water circulates between the…
Divergent Boundary
The boundary between two tectonic plates that are moving away…
Convergent Boundary
A tectonic plate boundary where two plates collide, come toge…
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Environmental Hazards and Human Health
Nontransmissible Disease
Infectious Disease
Transmissible Disease
Pathogen
Caused by something other than a living organism and does not…
Caused when a pathogen such as a bacterium, virus, or parasit…
Also called contagious or communicable disease; can be transm…
living organism that can cause disease in another organism
Nontransmissible Disease
Caused by something other than a living organism and does not…
Infectious Disease
Caused when a pathogen such as a bacterium, virus, or parasit…
ENVIRONMENTAL SYSTEMS
Natural resource
Renewable resource
Non-renewable resource
Sustainable development
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
a resource that cannot be reused or replaced easily (ex. gems…
Development that meets the needs of the present without compr…
Natural resource
Materials or substances such as minerals, forests, water, and…
Renewable resource
A natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at w…
17 terms
Environmental Systems
Environment
Environmental Science
Environmentalism
Natural Resource
all of the surrounding things, conditions, and influences aff…
The study of how the natural world works
a social movement dedicated to protecting the natural world f…
any material or energy sources provided by nature that humans…
Environment
all of the surrounding things, conditions, and influences aff…
Environmental Science
The study of how the natural world works
18 terms
Environmental Systems
poverty
ecological footprint,
Sustainability
sustainable development
Poverty is associated with low life expectancy, high infant m…
an amount of productive land, fresh water, and ocean required…
implies that humans can have economic development and fair al…
in which future economic development, particularly in develop…
poverty
Poverty is associated with low life expectancy, high infant m…
ecological footprint,
an amount of productive land, fresh water, and ocean required…
117 terms
environmental systems
msds
lab equipment
corrosive
contaminate
A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a document that contai…
Laboratory equipment are tools and equipment used by scientis…
tending to cause corrosion.
make (something) impure by exposure to or addition of a poiso…
msds
A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a document that contai…
lab equipment
Laboratory equipment are tools and equipment used by scientis…
53 terms
AP Environmental Science- Human Population
total fertility rate
introduced species
underdeveloped country
GDP (gross domestic product)
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
a country with a low industrial base (low GDP)
the money's worth of goods and services produced in a country
total fertility rate
The average number of children born to a woman in a her lifet…
introduced species
a species living outside of its native range, as a result of…
Environmental Systems
Lab equipment
Corrosive
Combustible
Contaminate
The type of equipment found in a building or room equipped fo…
Tending to eat away or consume
Capable of igniting and burning.
To make impure, esp by touching or mixing; pollute.
Lab equipment
The type of equipment found in a building or room equipped fo…
Corrosive
Tending to eat away or consume
Environmental Systems
Gaia Hypothesis
System
Open system
Closed system
The theory that Earth is a living organism and can regulate i…
the part of something together form a whole that is unique an…
a system where matter and energy can go in and out
a system where energy can go in and out but matter stays in
Gaia Hypothesis
The theory that Earth is a living organism and can regulate i…
System
the part of something together form a whole that is unique an…
12 terms
environmental systems
infrastructure
urbanization
overgrazing
deforestation
the basic physical and organizational structures and faciliti…
a word for becoming more like a city. When populations of peo…
graze (grassland) so heavily that the vegetation is damaged a…
the clearing of trees, transforming a forest into cleared land
infrastructure
the basic physical and organizational structures and faciliti…
urbanization
a word for becoming more like a city. When populations of peo…
11 terms
environmental systems
predation
competition
parasitism
mutualism
one population captures and feeds on another population
two populations that benefit from one another and often depen…
one population benefits from another population, often while…
two populations that benefit from one another and often depen…
predation
one population captures and feeds on another population
competition
two populations that benefit from one another and often depen…
12 terms
environmental systems
producer
decomposer
consumer
biomass
creates it own food directly from solar energy
breaks down nutrients in dead organisms for food
must get energy by consuming other organisms
the total amount of biological matter in a specific tropic le…
producer
creates it own food directly from solar energy
decomposer
breaks down nutrients in dead organisms for food
106 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 15 - Freshwater Resources: Natural Systems, Human Impact, and Conservation
What percent of the water on the plane…
What percent of the world's fresh wate…
What percent of the world's fresh wate…
What percent of that fraction of fresh…
Only 2.5%
20%
1%
20%
What percent of the water on the plane…
Only 2.5%
What percent of the world's fresh wate…
20%
68 terms
Environmental Systems
matter
mass
weight
atom
anything that occupies space and has mass
measure of the amount of matter it contains
force that results from the action of gravity on mass
smallest particle that can contain the chemical properties of…
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
measure of the amount of matter it contains
20 terms
Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
anything that occupies space and has mass
a measurement of the amount of matter an object has... > weight…
the smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
a substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
Mass
a measurement of the amount of matter an object has... > weight…
environmental systems
matter
mass
atom
element
anything that occupies space and has mass
a measurement of the amount of matter it contains
the smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
- a substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down in…
matter
anything that occupies space and has mass
mass
a measurement of the amount of matter it contains
9 terms
UWCSEA - ESS Foundation of Environmental Systems and Societies 1.5 - Humans and Pollution
Pollution
Point-source Pollution
Acute Pollution
Non-point-source Pollution
Pollution is the addition of any substance or form of energy…
(Sometimes called incidental pollution) can be traced to a si…
Acute pollution is a single isolated incident such as an oil…
Non-point-source pollution (also called sustained pollution)…
Pollution
Pollution is the addition of any substance or form of energy…
Point-source Pollution
(Sometimes called incidental pollution) can be traced to a si…
Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Mass
Atom
Element
Atomic Number
the measure of the amount of matter it contains
smallest particle that can contain the chemical properties of…
a substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
the number of protons in the nucleus of a particular element
Mass
the measure of the amount of matter it contains
Atom
smallest particle that can contain the chemical properties of…
42 terms
Ch. 15 AP Environmental Science (Freshwater Resources: Natural Systems, Human Impact, and Conservatism)
Aral Sea
Xeriscaping
Fresh Water
Turbidity
Sea east of the Caspian sea, in the heart of Central Asia. It…
An environmentally friendly form of landscaping that uses a v…
Defined as water having a low salt concentration (less than 1…
The measurement of water cloudiness; it may be affected by su…
Aral Sea
Sea east of the Caspian sea, in the heart of Central Asia. It…
Xeriscaping
An environmentally friendly form of landscaping that uses a v…
environmental system
flammable
corrosive
hazardous
combustible
easily set on fire, able to burn; a synonym of combustible
having the quality of corroding or eating away
potentially harmful; dangerous
Capable of catching fire or burning; a synonym of flammable.
flammable
easily set on fire, able to burn; a synonym of combustible
corrosive
having the quality of corroding or eating away
10 terms
Environmental Systems
Biodiversity
Population
ecosystems
niche
Refers to the number of different species in a given area.
Group of organisms
an area with abiotic (non-living) and biotic (living) factors
Organism's role, or job, in its habitat
Biodiversity
Refers to the number of different species in a given area.
Population
Group of organisms
16 terms
ESS: Environmental Value Systems
Environmental Value System
Ecocentrism
Anthropocentrism
Technocentrism
one's view and value of the world formed through life experie…
a philosophy that values the environment and believes that al…
a philosophy that values people over all and believes that re…
a philosophy that values technology and believes that people…
Environmental Value System
one's view and value of the world formed through life experie…
Ecocentrism
a philosophy that values the environment and believes that al…
Chapter 2 - Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that occupies space and has mass.
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains.
The smallest particle that can contain the chemical propertie…
A substance composed of atoms that cannot be broken down into…
Matter
Anything that occupies space and has mass.
Mass
A measurement of the amount of matter an object contains.
15 terms
Environmental Science (Human Population)
One Child Policy
Demography
IPAT Model
Population Pyramids
Official policy launched by China in 1979 to induce married c…
The statistical study of human populations
A formula that represents how humans' total impact (I) on the…
Graphs showing the percentages of males and females by age gr…
One Child Policy
Official policy launched by China in 1979 to induce married c…
Demography
The statistical study of human populations
Environmental Science: Human Populations
Demography
Demographers
Developed countries:
Developing countries:
The study of populations (most often human populations).
Study the historical of the populations of countries to *make…
-Higher average income.... -Slower population growth.... -Diverse i…
-Lower average income.... -Rapid population growth.... -Simple and…
Demography
The study of populations (most often human populations).
Demographers
Study the historical of the populations of countries to *make…
7 terms
Human Environmental Interaction
Desertification
Dam
Deforestation
Terraced Farming
This is the Sahel. It is an example of _____.
This is the Aswan High _____. It was built to control the flo…
This is the Amazon Rainforest. Areas of it are being cut down…
This practice is when steps are cut into a mountain to create…
Desertification
This is the Sahel. It is an example of _____.
Dam
This is the Aswan High _____. It was built to control the flo…
60 terms
Environmental Systems Final Semester 2
Carrying capacity
Competition
Disease
Emigration
the maximum, equilibrium number of organisms of a particular…
two or more individual organisms of a single species (intrasp…
a damaging change in the body's condition in response to dest…
the movement of members from a population
Carrying capacity
the maximum, equilibrium number of organisms of a particular…
Competition
two or more individual organisms of a single species (intrasp…
16 terms
Environmental Systems
1. The primary source of cabin ventila…
2. Ambient airflow is not supplied to…
3. Pressurization airflow temperature…
4. With both PRESS AIR controls pulled…
Ambient air through the ram air inlet
Directional overhead outlets
The cabin heater/the heat exchanger
The cabin will be depressurized
1. The primary source of cabin ventila…
Ambient air through the ram air inlet
2. Ambient airflow is not supplied to…
Directional overhead outlets
47 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2 (Environmental Systems)
Matter
Mass
Atom
Element
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
Smallest particle that contains the chemical properties of an…
Substance composed of atoms, cannot be broken down
Matter
Anything that takes up space and has mass
Mass
Measure of the amount of matter it contains (remains the same…
20 terms
Environmental Science - Human Impact
What are Earth systems?
What is global climate change?
What is adaptation?
What is biodiversity?
The interaction between Earth's physical, chemical and biolog…
A long-term change in the temperature range and related envir…
An alteration in an organisms characteristics that better ena…
The number of different species of plants and animals in an a…
What are Earth systems?
The interaction between Earth's physical, chemical and biolog…
What is global climate change?
A long-term change in the temperature range and related envir…
7 terms
Human Environmental Impact
Deforestation
air pollution
Land pollution
Mining
The act of cutting down trees
increase of harmful substances and gases in the atmosphere, s…
Byproducts such as glass,metal,paper,plastic, and other waste…
the act of extracting ores or coal etc from the earth
Deforestation
The act of cutting down trees
air pollution
increase of harmful substances and gases in the atmosphere, s…
11 terms
Human Systems
reproductive
digestive
circulatory / cardiovascular
urinary
testes, penis, ovaries, uterus
mouth, teeth, stomach, intestines
heart, blood vessels, blood, arteries, veins
kidneys, ureters, urinary bladder, urethra
reproductive
testes, penis, ovaries, uterus
digestive
mouth, teeth, stomach, intestines
Human Environmental Interaction
Desertification
Dam
Deforestation
Terraced Farming
This is the Sahel. It is an example of _____.
This is the Aswan High _____. It was built to control the flo…
This is the Amazon Rainforest. Areas of it are being cut down…
This practice is when steps are cut into a mountain to create…
Desertification
This is the Sahel. It is an example of _____.
Dam
This is the Aswan High _____. It was built to control the flo…
7 terms
Human Environmental Interaction
Desertification
Dam
Deforestation
Terraced Farming
This is the Sahel. It is an example of _____.
This is the Aswan High _____. It was built to control the flo…
This is the Amazon Rainforest. Areas of it are being cut down…
This practice is when steps are cut into a mountain to create…
Desertification
This is the Sahel. It is an example of _____.
Dam
This is the Aswan High _____. It was built to control the flo…
10 terms
Environmental: Human Population
IPAT Model
Exponential Growth
Logistic Growth
Demography
impact x population x affluence x technology
- J-curve pattern... - Growth pattern in which the individuals…
- S-curve pattern... - Growth pattern in which a population's…
the study of population size, density, distribution, age stru…
IPAT Model
impact x population x affluence x technology
Exponential Growth
- J-curve pattern... - Growth pattern in which the individuals…
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