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18 terms
Environmental
Environment
Environmental Science
Ecology
Fossil Fuels
the surroundings around us including anything produced by hum…
the study of how humans interact with the environment
the study of the interactions between organisms with their en…
energy sources that come from coal or gas
Environment
the surroundings around us including anything produced by hum…
Environmental Science
the study of how humans interact with the environment
Environmental
biodiversity
threatened species
endangered species
extinct species
The variety of life in an area.
Population is declining rapidly.
Population is critically low, on the verge of extinction.
Organisms no longer found on Earth.
biodiversity
The variety of life in an area.
threatened species
Population is declining rapidly.
10 terms
Environmental
acid rain
deforestation
famine
flood
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants
logging
food shortage
An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry
acid rain
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants
deforestation
logging
9 terms
Environmental
soil
Climate
weather
erosion
complex mixture of weathered minerals, partially decomposed o…
weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a…
the state of the atmosphere at a place and time as regards he…
surface processes that remove soil, rock, or dissolved materi…
soil
complex mixture of weathered minerals, partially decomposed o…
Climate
weather conditions prevailing in an area in general or over a…
30 terms
Environmental
Environment
Environmental Science
Ecology
Fossil Fuels
the surroundings around us including anything produced by hum…
the study of how humans interact with the environment
the study of the interactions between organisms with their en…
energy sources that come from coal or gas
Environment
the surroundings around us including anything produced by hum…
Environmental Science
the study of how humans interact with the environment
10 terms
Environmental
acid rain
deforestation
famine
flood
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants
logging
food shortage
An overflowing of water onto land that is normally dry
acid rain
rain that contains a high concentration of pollutants
deforestation
logging
55 terms
Environmental
remain
impact
To understand why
equal
değişimsiz kalmak
etki
nedenini anlamak için
eşit
remain
değişimsiz kalmak
impact
etki
15 terms
Environmental
Ozone layer
Causes global warming
Primary succession
Secondary succession
Protects Earth from harmful radiation
excess CO2, methane and water vapor
begins with rock
begins on soil
Ozone layer
Protects Earth from harmful radiation
Causes global warming
excess CO2, methane and water vapor
29 terms
Environmental
endangered species
toxic waste site
chemical spills
water quality
espécie ameaçada
depósito de resíduos tóxicos
vazamentos de produtos químicos
qualidade da água
endangered species
espécie ameaçada
toxic waste site
depósito de resíduos tóxicos
29 terms
Environmental
Boyle's law - Def'n, clinical signific…
Henry's Law: Def'n clinical significance
Dalton's law
What is Pascal's Law. Significance?
P1V1 = P2V2... At constant temp Pressure and voluem inverseley c…
Gas dissolved ~ Partial pressure... Clinical: Decompresseion si…
Pt = P1 + P2 + P3
* Pascal's plaque - toothpast ... * Pressure applied to any par…
Boyle's law - Def'n, clinical signific…
P1V1 = P2V2... At constant temp Pressure and voluem inverseley c…
Henry's Law: Def'n clinical significance
Gas dissolved ~ Partial pressure... Clinical: Decompresseion si…
22 terms
Environmental
Ecosystem
Habitat
Community
Abiotic
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Place where an organism lives
A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same regio…
Non-living
Ecosystem
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Habitat
Place where an organism lives
Environmental
Heat cramps
Heat cramps
Heat Exhaustion
Heat Exhaustion
muscle spasms that result from a loss of large amounts of sal…
Take a seat and try and cool off, drink water
A form of physical stress on the body caused by overheating
Get them into the cool, maybe a bath or wet towels. have them…
Heat cramps
muscle spasms that result from a loss of large amounts of sal…
Heat cramps
Take a seat and try and cool off, drink water
13 terms
Environmental
recycle
neon light
skyscrapers
vomit
recycle
neon light
54 terms
Environmental
Laws of Thermodynamics
Low of Conservation of Matter
Ecosystems
Populations
1) Energy cannot be created or destroyed... 2)Energy changes fro…
matter can not be created or destroyed in an isolated system
the interaction between a system's living and non living orga…
A group of individuals of a certain species that live in a ce…
Laws of Thermodynamics
1) Energy cannot be created or destroyed... 2)Energy changes fro…
Low of Conservation of Matter
matter can not be created or destroyed in an isolated system
29 terms
Environmental
urban
rural
ecosystem services
urbanization
land that is covered with buildings and roads
land that contains relatively few people and large areas of o…
resources that are produced by natural and artificial ecosyst…
the movement of people from rural areas to cities
urban
land that is covered with buildings and roads
rural
land that contains relatively few people and large areas of o…
73 terms
Environmental
List 4 mechanisms by which the body tr…
What is the difference between frostni…
What is chillblains?
What is trenchfoot?
- Catecholamine release... - Thyroid stimulation... - Shivering…
Frostbite has tissue loss
Cold injury due to dry cold
Cold injury due to immersion in cold water above the freezing…
List 4 mechanisms by which the body tr…
- Catecholamine release... - Thyroid stimulation... - Shivering…
What is the difference between frostni…
Frostbite has tissue loss
12 terms
Environmental
Environment
Environmentalism
Renewable resources
Sustainable
all of the surrounding things, conditions, and influences aff…
a social movement dedicated to protecting the natural world f…
resource that is replenished, or renewed over a short period…
to meet the current demand for a resource without depleting t…
Environment
all of the surrounding things, conditions, and influences aff…
Environmentalism
a social movement dedicated to protecting the natural world f…
148 terms
Environmental
Biosphere 2
The Biosphere
Biosphere Organization
Biosphere Function
Sept. 26 1981
Layers of Earth where life occurs ... Very thin "peal of an appl…
BIOSPHERE- BIOME (climate, plants, animals, portion of biosph…
Through two processes: Energy flow and nutrient cycling.... The…
Biosphere 2
Sept. 26 1981
The Biosphere
Layers of Earth where life occurs ... Very thin "peal of an appl…
25 terms
Environmental
Aire puro
El basurero
Biodeversitad
La copa de ozono
Pure air
Garbage container
Biodiversity
Ozone layer
Aire puro
Pure air
El basurero
Garbage container
13 terms
Environmental
Environmental... Science
Population
biotic
food chain
Environmental... Science
Population
10 terms
Environmental
Environmental science
population
biotic
food chain
The study of the natural processes that occur in the environm…
A group of organisms of the same species populating a given a…
Describes living things in the world
a chart that shows how energy flows from one organism to the…
Environmental science
The study of the natural processes that occur in the environm…
population
A group of organisms of the same species populating a given a…
27 terms
environmental
nature
forest
desert
rain forest
la naturaleza
el bosque
el desierto
la selva tropical
nature
la naturaleza
forest
el bosque
9 terms
Environmental
Stockholm Convention
POP's
Bioremediation
Phytoremediation
A global treaty to protect human health and the environment f…
Chemicals that remain intact in the environment for long peri…
use of bacteria and other microorganisms to break down hazard…
use of plants to absorb and accumulate hazardous materials in…
Stockholm Convention
A global treaty to protect human health and the environment f…
POP's
Chemicals that remain intact in the environment for long peri…
10 terms
environmental
heat cramps
heat cramps
heat exhaustion
heat exhaustion
dehydration
drinking lotz of water, stretching
sweating, paleness, headache
move victims to cooler area, give small amounts of water, fan
heat cramps
dehydration
heat cramps
drinking lotz of water, stretching
53 terms
Environmental
soil
require
recoup
industry
gleba. The upper layer of earth in which plants grow.
wymagać, żądać, potrzebować
odzyskać (np.pieniądze), odzyskać
przemysł, branża
soil
gleba. The upper layer of earth in which plants grow.
require
wymagać, żądać, potrzebować
36 terms
Environmental
mist
power generation
exaggerate
representative
enyhe köd
energiatermelés
túloz, nagyít
képviselő
mist
enyhe köd
power generation
energiatermelés
100 terms
Environmental
Which of the following is not a princi…
Matter and energy can
An ecosystem is best described as
All the organisms and their physical a…
Ecosystems have distinct boundaries that are influenced by th…
Neither be created or destroyed
all the organisms and their physical and chemical environment…
Ecosystems
Which of the following is not a princi…
Ecosystems have distinct boundaries that are influenced by th…
Matter and energy can
Neither be created or destroyed
25 terms
Environmental
hazardous
contamination
implicitly
directive
adj. 危险的
污染
adv. 无疑地
指導的
hazardous
adj. 危险的
contamination
污染
10 terms
Environmental
hunter gatherer period
agricultural revolution
industrial revolution
nonrenewable resources
humans lived in tries using fires to maintain the prairie
plants and animals were domesticated human populations grew
society shifted fossil fuel
natural material formed at a much slower rate than it is depl…
hunter gatherer period
humans lived in tries using fires to maintain the prairie
agricultural revolution
plants and animals were domesticated human populations grew
10 terms
Environmental
Environmental Science
Population
Biotic
Food Chain
Studying the interactions of the physical world.
The number of a certain species .
Describes living factors in the environment.
A diagram showing how energy flows threw a ecosystem.
Environmental Science
Studying the interactions of the physical world.
Population
The number of a certain species .
10 terms
Environmental
Food web
Food chain
biotic
population
A community of organisms where there are several interrelated…
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
Living
A group of individuals that belong to the same species and li…
Food web
A community of organisms where there are several interrelated…
Food chain
A series of steps in which organisms transfer energy by eatin…
10 terms
Environmental
Environmental science
Population
Biotic
Food chain
The interactions on the environment effects all types of orga…
A number of certain species.
Animals that live and interact together.
A diagram showing how energy moves in a ecosystem.
Environmental science
The interactions on the environment effects all types of orga…
Population
A number of certain species.
20 terms
Environmental
solar power
wind power
geothermal power
human body
power obtained by harnessing the energy of the sun's rays
power obtained by harnessing the energy of the wind
. Earth's internal heat is thermal energy generated from radi…
Every part of the body is composed of various types of cells,…
solar power
power obtained by harnessing the energy of the sun's rays
wind power
power obtained by harnessing the energy of the wind
14 terms
Environmental
Teratogen
Neurotoxin
Chemical mutagan
Allergies
Chemicals that harm embryos and fetuses
Chemicals that affect the nervous system
Substances that cause genetic changes, or mutations in the DNA
Overactive immune system, reducing the bods ability to defend…
Teratogen
Chemicals that harm embryos and fetuses
Neurotoxin
Chemicals that affect the nervous system
22 terms
Environmental
Ecosystem
Habitat
Community
Abiotic
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Place where an organism lives
A group of interdependent organisms inhabiting the same regio…
Non-living
Ecosystem
A biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
Habitat
Place where an organism lives
81 terms
Environmental
Things that influence Climate Change
Milancovitch Cycle
solar output
ocean circulation
1. Solar Radiation 2. atmosphere comp 3. ocean circulation
axial wobble - 20,000 years variation in tilt - 41,000 variat…
11,000 years
el nino
Things that influence Climate Change
1. Solar Radiation 2. atmosphere comp 3. ocean circulation
Milancovitch Cycle
axial wobble - 20,000 years variation in tilt - 41,000 variat…
62 terms
Environmental
weather
Climate
3 factors that determine how air circu…
Prevailing winds... Also known as trade w…
the day to day or hour by hour conditions experienced in a gi…
the long term average of an areas weather
1. Uneven heating of the earths surface... 2. Rotation of the ea…
major winds that blow almost constantly and distribute heat a…
weather
the day to day or hour by hour conditions experienced in a gi…
Climate
the long term average of an areas weather
37 terms
Environmental
Routes of exposure
Toxicology
Risk assessment
Exposure
Air- lungs... Water-GI tract and skin... Soil-GI tract and skin... Foo…
Study of adverse effects of chemicals on biological systems
Uses the best available evidence ... Guides regulations... Hazard i…
=intensity x frequency x duration
Routes of exposure
Air- lungs... Water-GI tract and skin... Soil-GI tract and skin... Foo…
Toxicology
Study of adverse effects of chemicals on biological systems
26 terms
Environmental
Earth Day
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
Environmental Protection Agency
Pollution
Conceived of by environmental activist and Senator Gaylord Ne…
collection of marine debris (mostly plastic) in the ocean. Es…
An agency of the federal government created in 1970 and charg…
Contamination of Earth's land, water, or air
Earth Day
Conceived of by environmental activist and Senator Gaylord Ne…
Great Pacific Garbage Patch
collection of marine debris (mostly plastic) in the ocean. Es…
21 terms
Environmental
Photosynthisis
Producer
Consumer
Decomposer
When organisms use sunlight to make sugar
An organism that makes its own food
Organisms that get their energy by eating other consumers
Consumers that get their food by breaking down organic matter…
Photosynthisis
When organisms use sunlight to make sugar
Producer
An organism that makes its own food
91 terms
ENVIRONMENTAL
why are frost bite volume deplete
what else results from this hemoconcen…
what else should you be concerned for…
what happens to oxygen dissociation cu…
cold diuresis, from renal concentrating baiblties impaired
thrombosis ... DIC... platelet dysfunction
rhabdomylolysis
moves to the left
why are frost bite volume deplete
cold diuresis, from renal concentrating baiblties impaired
what else results from this hemoconcen…
thrombosis ... DIC... platelet dysfunction
52 terms
Environmental
A study of how the earth works.
Social movement.
Wealth
Solar capital
What is environmental science?
Environment Alism
Capital
Great renewable energy in the form of wind power, hydropower,…
A study of how the earth works.
What is environmental science?
Social movement.
Environment Alism
environmental
rural
reforestation
wilderness
ecosystem services
land that contains relatively few people and large areas of o…
the process by which trees are planted to reestablish trees t…
an area in which the land and the ecosystem it supports are p…
the resources that are produced by natural and artificial eco…
rural
land that contains relatively few people and large areas of o…
reforestation
the process by which trees are planted to reestablish trees t…
77 terms
Environmental
Dermatitis
Epidermis
Stratum Corneum
Melanocytes
#1 type of occupational health hazards, from a health prespec…
Very thin layer (dead cells)
Top layer of the epidermis which consists of dead cells... Limit…
Responsible for the skin pigmentation
Dermatitis
#1 type of occupational health hazards, from a health prespec…
Epidermis
Very thin layer (dead cells)
27 terms
Environmental
Ionosphere
Troposphere
Mesosphere
Stratosphere
Not a layer. An area that contains a high concentration of fr…
Earth's daily weather
Extends 50-60 km above Earth
Ozone exists (ozone is O3)
Ionosphere
Not a layer. An area that contains a high concentration of fr…
Troposphere
Earth's daily weather
15 terms
Environmental
Transpiration
Evaportranspiration
Percolation
Nitrogen fixation
Evaporation of water from plants leaves to atmosphere
The sum of transpiation and evaporation from earth's land and…
Storage of water underground
Conversion of atmospheric nitrogen into nitogen compounds
Transpiration
Evaporation of water from plants leaves to atmosphere
Evaportranspiration
The sum of transpiation and evaporation from earth's land and…
42 terms
Environmental
Air mass
By their origins
Maritime tropical
Continental tropical
Large area of similar temperature and humidity
How are air masses named
Forms over tropical waters, warm, humid air and has lower pre…
Forms of a tropical lens, warm, dry air and has lower pressure
Air mass
Large area of similar temperature and humidity
By their origins
How are air masses named
11 terms
environmental
Runoff
transpiration
drainage basin
floodplains
Water from rain, snowmelt, or other sources, that flows over…
The process by which moisture is carried through plants from…
Area from which all precipitation flows to a single stream or…
The area bordering a river channel that has the potential to…
Runoff
Water from rain, snowmelt, or other sources, that flows over…
transpiration
The process by which moisture is carried through plants from…
16 terms
Environmental
Ammonification
Assimilation
Carbon Cycle
Combustion
decomposition with production of ammonia
ability of a body of water to purify
the circulation of carbon atoms in the biosphere as a result…
the act or process of burning
Ammonification
decomposition with production of ammonia
Assimilation
ability of a body of water to purify
23 terms
environmental
desertification
GMO
litter
overgrazing
a loss of more than 10% of productivity due to erosion, soil…
organisms that have had their DNA modified
dead plant material ex: leaves, bark, needles, twigs
when too many animals eat too much of the plant cover, impend…
desertification
a loss of more than 10% of productivity due to erosion, soil…
GMO
organisms that have had their DNA modified
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