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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
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…
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
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.
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…
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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…
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…
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…
10 terms
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…
39 terms
Environmental Systems
Mass Balance
Zero Order Decay
First Order Decay
Heat Energy
dm/dt = m(flow in)-m(flow out)+m(flow rxn)
-kCV
C(t) = C(o)*e^-kt
mC(delta T)
Mass Balance
dm/dt = m(flow in)-m(flow out)+m(flow rxn)
Zero Order Decay
-kCV
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…
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…
13 terms
Environmental Systems
MSDS, Material Safety Data Sheet
Lab Equiptment
Corrosive
combustible
a document containing information on the potential health eff…
the type of equipment found in a building or room equipped fo…
the decaying of an object
able to catch fire or burn easily
MSDS, Material Safety Data Sheet
a document containing information on the potential health eff…
Lab Equiptment
the type of equipment found in a building or room equipped fo…
30 terms
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
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
12 terms
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
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…
39 terms
EHS Environmental Systems Final
Atmosphere
Biosphere
Conduction
Convection
all of Earth's air; divided into troposphere, stratosphere, m…
all of Earth's life forms as distributed in biomes, such as t…
transfer of energy through matter by colliding particles (dir…
transfer of thermal energy, in a liquid or gas, in which the…
Atmosphere
all of Earth's air; divided into troposphere, stratosphere, m…
Biosphere
all of Earth's life forms as distributed in biomes, such as t…
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
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…
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
12 terms
Environmental Systems
Tropical rain forests are threatened by
The deforestation of the rain forests…
a
c
A. deforestation and the trade of rain forest plants and anim…
A. acid precipitation.... B. flooding.... C. smog.... D. habitat destr…
b
d
Tropical rain forests are threatened by
A. deforestation and the trade of rain forest plants and anim…
The deforestation of the rain forests…
A. acid precipitation.... B. flooding.... C. smog.... D. habitat destr…
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
10 terms
Environmental systems
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
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…
39 terms
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…
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
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…
24 terms
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…
10 terms
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
43 terms
Human Health and Environmental Risks
Disease
Infectious Diseases
Chronic Diseases
Acute Diseases
Any impaired function of the body with a characteristic set o…
Those diseases caused by infectious agents known as pathogens…
Slowly impair the functioning of a person's body. (Heart dise…
Rapidly impair the functioning of a person's body. (Ebola)
Disease
Any impaired function of the body with a characteristic set o…
Infectious Diseases
Those diseases caused by infectious agents known as pathogens…
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…
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
13 terms
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
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…
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…
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%
86 terms
Environmental Systems
unsustainable
ecological footprints
the IPAT model
sustainability
when consumption by individuals substantially exceeds these b…
the amount of productive land, fresh water, and ocean require…
I- environmental impact... P- the number of people... A- affluence…
the ability to meet current human natural resource needs with…
unsustainable
when consumption by individuals substantially exceeds these b…
ecological footprints
the amount of productive land, fresh water, and ocean require…
16 terms
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…
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
54 terms
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
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…
34 terms
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…
54 terms
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.
22 terms
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…
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
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