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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
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…
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
37 terms
Environmental systems
Biogeochemical cycling
Fossil
Sedimentary rock
Igneous rock
Pathway by which a chemical substancd moves through both the…
The remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved…
Rock that has formed through deposition and solidification of…
Rocks formed by the cooling and solidifying of molten materials
Biogeochemical cycling
Pathway by which a chemical substancd moves through both the…
Fossil
The remains or impression of a prehistoric organism preserved…
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…
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
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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
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
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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.
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…
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
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
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
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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…
Environmental Systems
Outflow valves
How are the outflow valves close?
How are the outflow valves opened?
What are the purpose of poppet valves?
Control the cabin pressure ... -They control pressure by letting…
They are spring loaded closed.
Vacuum Pressure
In the event of a failure of the outflow valves, at 5.1 Psi t…
Outflow valves
Control the cabin pressure ... -They control pressure by letting…
How are the outflow valves close?
They are spring loaded closed.
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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…
31 terms
Environmental Systems
What is energy?
How is energy measured?
What is biomass?
What is meant by energy flow?
the ability to do work
calories
dry weight matter produced by plants
movement of energy between organisms
What is energy?
the ability to do work
How is energy measured?
calories
59 terms
AP Environmental Science Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Matter
Mass
Weight
Atom
has mass and takes up space
measurement of matter (kg)
how mas is effected by gravity
smallest particle that can be an element
Matter
has mass and takes up space
Mass
measurement of matter (kg)
11 terms
Environmental Systems Biomes
Biome
Climate
Weather
Ecosystem
Large area on Earth (determined by latitude) that has similar…
Long-term weather system found in an area over time; influenc…
"Right-now" atmospheric conditions; temperature, air pressure…
All the biotic and abiotic factors in a specific area.
Biome
Large area on Earth (determined by latitude) that has similar…
Climate
Long-term weather system found in an area over time; influenc…
11 terms
Environmental Systems Week 2
Biome
Climate
Weather
Ecosystem
Large area on Earth (determined by latitude) that has similar…
Long-term weather system found in an area over time; influenc…
"Right-now" atmospheric conditions; temperature, air pressure…
All the biotic and abiotic factors in a specific area.
Biome
Large area on Earth (determined by latitude) that has similar…
Climate
Long-term weather system found in an area over time; influenc…
55 terms
Chapter 2 Environmental Science: 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
31 terms
Chapter 2: Environmental Systems
Mass
Weight
Atomic number
Mass number
a measure of the amount of matter an object contains
the force of gravity acting on matter
the number of protons an atom has
the number of protons and neutrons in an atom's nucleus
Mass
a measure of the amount of matter an object contains
Weight
the force of gravity acting on matter
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
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…
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…
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…
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
39 terms
Environmental Systems Ecology
lithosphere
atmosphere
hydrosphere
biosphere
Earth's solid, rocky outer layer
The envelope of gases that surrounds Earth.
All of the water on earth.
Part of Earth in which life exists including land, water, and…
lithosphere
Earth's solid, rocky outer layer
atmosphere
The envelope of gases that surrounds Earth.
9 terms
Environmental systems
Components
Oscillations
Greenhouse Effect
Viability
A constituent part; Element; ingredient.
A single swing or movement in one direction of an oscillating…
Trapping of the sun's warmth in a plant's lower atmosphere.
Ability to live, especially under certain conditions.
Components
A constituent part; Element; ingredient.
Oscillations
A single swing or movement in one direction of an oscillating…
107 terms
Environmental systems
Geology
Geography
Oceanography
Hydrology
The study of Earth's crust layers, minerals, and soils
Parts of the environment such as mountains, beaches, or valleys
The study of the Earth's crust layers, minerals, and soils
The study of the behavior of water in rain, rivers, and lakes
Geology
The study of Earth's crust layers, minerals, and soils
Geography
Parts of the environment such as mountains, beaches, or valleys
25 terms
Environmental systems
Primary succesion
Predators, parasites, and competitors
Genetic drift
Resource partitioning
A landslide causes part of a mountaindise to fall away, leavi…
If these are present in a new environment, a species is unlik…
A reinforced population of wolves in a national park is 90 pe…
In Madagascar several species of Lamar eat bamboo but each sp…
Primary succesion
A landslide causes part of a mountaindise to fall away, leavi…
Predators, parasites, and competitors
If these are present in a new environment, a species is unlik…
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