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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
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
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…
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
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…
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
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
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
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…
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
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
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…
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)
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
environmental
ecosystem
biotic factors
abiotic factors
organisms
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
is any living component that affects another organism, includ…
are non-living chemical and physical parts of the environment…
an individual animal, plant, or single-celled life form.
ecosystem
a biological community of interacting organisms and their phy…
biotic factors
is any living component that affects another organism, includ…
25 terms
Environmental
John James Audubon
Western WorldView
Antiquities Act
General revisions act
Painted life-like portraits of birds & animals in their natur…
an understanding of our place in the world baed on human supe…
authorized the president to set aside places as national monu…
...
John James Audubon
Painted life-like portraits of birds & animals in their natur…
Western WorldView
an understanding of our place in the world baed on human supe…
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
Environmental
Steps to scientific method
Peer Reviewed
Scientific method can be difficult bec…
To deal w. the problems, scientists te…
Identify a problem, Collect data, Formulate a hypothesis, per…
when scientists openly publish their data so that it can be a…
it involves large # of variables, costly, time-consuming.
models
Steps to scientific method
Identify a problem, Collect data, Formulate a hypothesis, per…
Peer Reviewed
when scientists openly publish their data so that it can be a…
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
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
54 terms
Environmental
Inner core
Outer core
Mesosphere
Asthenosphere
The solid center of the earth comprised of metal and decaying…
Layer of molten metal surrounding the inner core (5000 Deg. F)
Gelatinous layer of rock between the asthenosphere and the ou…
Layer of semi solid rock between the mesosphere and the litho…
Inner core
The solid center of the earth comprised of metal and decaying…
Outer core
Layer of molten metal surrounding the inner core (5000 Deg. F)
25 terms
Environmental
environment:
system:
ecosystem:
biotic:
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
Any set of interacting components that influence one another…
A particular location on Earth distinguished by its mix of in…
Living
environment:
The sum of all the conditions surrounding us that influence l…
system:
Any set of interacting components that influence one another…
ENVIRONMENTAL
Florida Panther
Spider Monkey
What is not key to natural selection
The evolution of different varieties o…
Evolution by genetic flow
The founder effect
Mutation
Microevolution
Florida Panther
Evolution by genetic flow
Spider Monkey
The founder effect
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…
11 terms
Environmental
Conservation
Preservation
keystone species
indicator species
allowing the use of resources in a responsible mannerion
setting aside areas and protecting them from human activities
species whose role in an ecosystem are more important than ot…
species that serve as early warnings that an ecosystem is bei…
Conservation
allowing the use of resources in a responsible mannerion
Preservation
setting aside areas and protecting them from human activities
environmental
rural
reforestation
wilderness
infrastructure
land that contains relatively few people and large areas of o…
the process by which the trees are planted to reestablish tre…
an area in which the land and the ecosystems it supports are…
all the things that a society builds for public use
rural
land that contains relatively few people and large areas of o…
reforestation
the process by which the trees are planted to reestablish tre…
29 terms
Environmental
Utiliarian Conservation
biocentric preservation
Rising pollution levels
Sustainable Development
protects the resource because we will need it later on
every organism has a right to live a normal life
David Brower, Rachel Carson --> environmental health
aims for both economic growth without damaging resources
Utiliarian Conservation
protects the resource because we will need it later on
biocentric preservation
every organism has a right to live a normal life
environmental
organism
lithosphere
hydrosphere
atmosphere
any living thing
the layer of land that forms earths surface
the parts of earth that are made owater
the layer of gases that surround the earth
organism
any living thing
lithosphere
the layer of land that forms earths surface
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
12 terms
Environmental
Adaption
Gene Pool
Natural Selection
Biological diversity
A process of change that occurs to a species to better its su…
All the given genes in a species
The process in which organisms survive based on how well the…
The diversity between species in an ecosystem
Adaption
A process of change that occurs to a species to better its su…
Gene Pool
All the given genes in a species
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…
Environmental
National Forest System
National Resource Lands
National Wildlife Refuges
National Park System
managed by the U.S. Forest Service; used for logging, mining,…
managed by the Bureau of Land Management; used for supply of…
managed by the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; used for prote…
managed by the National Park Service; used for camping, hikin…
National Forest System
managed by the U.S. Forest Service; used for logging, mining,…
National Resource Lands
managed by the Bureau of Land Management; used for supply of…
6 terms
Environmental
ground level ozone
particulate matter
carbon monoxide
sulfur dioxide
motor vehicle exhaust
forest fires
combustion processes
fossil fuel combustion at power plants
ground level ozone
motor vehicle exhaust
particulate matter
forest fires
9 terms
Environmental
Intrinsic value
Utilitarian value
Psychological well being
Spiritual value
Something your born with. Recreational and geographic values.
Materialistic viewpoint. Determined by its use and function.
Mental well being and state of mind.
How nature influences people's culture and faith.
Intrinsic value
Something your born with. Recreational and geographic values.
Utilitarian value
Materialistic viewpoint. Determined by its use and function.
28 terms
environmental
biomediation
matter
element
atoms
pollution cleanup through enhanced natural biodegration
all material in the universe that has mass and occupies space
a fundamental type of matter, with given set of properties
the smallest components that maintain an elements chemical pr…
biomediation
pollution cleanup through enhanced natural biodegration
matter
all material in the universe that has mass and occupies space
42 terms
Environmental
System
Feedback loop
Negative feedback loop
Positive feedback loop
Network of relationships among part elemets ot components tha…
Systems output serves as input to that same system
Output that results from a system moving in one direction act…
Instead of stabilizing a system it drives it further toward o…
System
Network of relationships among part elemets ot components tha…
Feedback loop
Systems output serves as input to that same system
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
environmental
population
how closely animals live to one anothe…
the place in their environment is wher…
types of distribution
...
population density
distribution
...
population
...
how closely animals live to one anothe…
population density
13 terms
Environmental
Sustainability
environment
climate change tipping points
Jet stream
capacity of the earth's natural systems and human cultural sy…
everything around us. It includes the living and the nonlivin…
those thresholds beyond which natural systems could change fo…
a high, rapidly moving flow of air that affects global weathe…
Sustainability
capacity of the earth's natural systems and human cultural sy…
environment
everything around us. It includes the living and the nonlivin…
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 .
environmental
herbivore
carnivore
decomposer
green house gasses
an animal that eats plants
an animal that eats meat
organisms that break down dead or decaying organism
...
herbivore
an animal that eats plants
carnivore
an animal that eats meat
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 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…
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.
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
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