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Fish Biology (Environmental Science)
External Anatomy
Caudal Fin
Dorsal Fin
Pectoral Fin
The outside body parts
Fin on end of fish; used to propel the fish
Backside (top) fin on a fish; used for balance and protection
Side ("chest") fins on a fish; used for balance and steering.
External Anatomy
The outside body parts
Caudal Fin
Fin on end of fish; used to propel the fish
26 terms
Environmental Science- Biology
Biodiversity
Ecotourism
Keystone Species
Genetic Diversity
number and variety of different species in a given area
income earned from tourism that supports conservation and dev…
critical to the functioning of and ecosystem
how varied the traits are within a species
Biodiversity
number and variety of different species in a given area
Ecotourism
income earned from tourism that supports conservation and dev…
74 terms
Biology/ Environmental Science
Environment
Environmental sustainabilty
Economic growth
Natural capital
Everything around us, including the living and no living thin…
The rates of renewable resource harvest, pollution, creation,…
An increase in the amounts of goods and services produced per…
The world's stocks of natural assets which include: biology,…
Environment
Everything around us, including the living and no living thin…
Environmental sustainabilty
The rates of renewable resource harvest, pollution, creation,…
91 terms
Environmental Biology Language of Science
a or an
meso
endo
aero
not or non
middle
inner, inside
needing oxygen or air
a or an
not or non
meso
middle
26 terms
Advanced Biology - Environmental Science
Environmental Science
Main 2 Focuses of environmental science
What are some fields that contribute t…
6 things that happened during the Agri…
the study of how humans interact with the environment
-to understand environmental problems... -how we use natural res…
-biology... -earth science... -chemistry... -physics ... -social sciences
-domesticated plants and animals... -provided food for 500 times…
Environmental Science
the study of how humans interact with the environment
Main 2 Focuses of environmental science
-to understand environmental problems... -how we use natural res…
29 terms
Biology - Environmental Science
What are the 4 major global trends tha…
Ecosystem
Ecological Footprint
Human needs today
Human population growth and detrimental effects of human well…
the grouping of plants, animals, and microbes that interact w…
calculates the environmental area required to satisfy human n…
water, food, shelter, transportation, garbage disposal, human…
What are the 4 major global trends tha…
Human population growth and detrimental effects of human well…
Ecosystem
the grouping of plants, animals, and microbes that interact w…
49 terms
biology environmental science test
key to life but not the same
energy
matter / energy
chemical energy
matter and energy
the ability to do work... doesnt take up space of have mass
atoms in the molecule are ____ the force that holds them toge…
used by cells to live / found in the bonds that connect atoms
key to life but not the same
matter and energy
energy
the ability to do work... doesnt take up space of have mass
13 terms
environmental science
environmental science
Environment
Biodiversity
pollution
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environm…
environmental science
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
Environment
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
71 terms
environmental science
the geosphere consists of...
crust
mantle
core
the core,mantle, and crust
outer most layer. very thin and is less than 1% of earths mass
its medium in density. it is 64% of earths mass
dense and hot
the geosphere consists of...
the core,mantle, and crust
crust
outer most layer. very thin and is less than 1% of earths mass
environmental science
environmental science
Environment
Biodiversity
pollution
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
the variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
is the introduction of contaminants into the natural environm…
environmental science
understanding of earth processes, evaluating alternative ener…
Environment
actual physical surroundings or to social or cultural backgro…
69 terms
Biology 102 - Ecology and Environmental Science
Identify 5 steps of the Scientific met…
What is a species?
What is a population?
What is a community?
1. Observation 2. hypothesis development 3. experimentation 4…
Populations of an organization capable of interbreeding.
A group of organisms of the same species occupying a particul…
all of the populations of plants and animals within an ecosys…
Identify 5 steps of the Scientific met…
1. Observation 2. hypothesis development 3. experimentation 4…
What is a species?
Populations of an organization capable of interbreeding.
10 terms
environmental science
renewable resource
nonrenewable resource
fossil fuel
solar energy
A resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
A natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame.
Coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
Sunlight that is converted into usable energy
renewable resource
A resource that is either always available or is naturally re…
nonrenewable resource
A natural resource that is not replaced in a useful time frame.
41 terms
Environmental Science- Biodiversity & Conservation Biology
Biodiversity
Species
Genetics
Populations
The variety of life across all levels of biological organizat…
A distinct type of organism, a set of individuals that unique…
The study of genes, heredity, and genetic variation in living…
A summation of all the organisms of the same group or species…
Biodiversity
The variety of life across all levels of biological organizat…
Species
A distinct type of organism, a set of individuals that unique…
29 terms
Environmental--Tools of Environmental Science 1
Scientific Inquiry
Journals, Reports, Articles, Conferences
Environmental Science
Ecology
The process by which we try to explain events within the phys…
Different ways scientists communicate with the scientific com…
is the study of the air, water, and land surrounding an organ…
is the study of interactions of living organisms with one ano…
Scientific Inquiry
The process by which we try to explain events within the phys…
Journals, Reports, Articles, Conferences
Different ways scientists communicate with the scientific com…
56 terms
AP Environmental Science-Biology Review
organic vs inorganic
natural vs synthetic
kinetic vs potential energy
rocks vs minerals
organic- any molecule containing carbon... inorganic-any molecul…
natural-occurring in a plant, mineral, or animal source... synth…
potential-stored energy in an object due to position... kinetic-…
rock is made up of two or more minerals
organic vs inorganic
organic- any molecule containing carbon... inorganic-any molecul…
natural vs synthetic
natural-occurring in a plant, mineral, or animal source... synth…
56 terms
AP Environmental Science-Biology Review
organic vs inorganic
natural vs synthetic
kinetic vs potential energy
rocks vs minerals
organic- any molecule containing carbon... inorganic-any molecul…
natural-occurring in a plant, mineral, or animal source... synth…
potential-stored energy in an object due to position... kinetic-…
rock is made up of two or more minerals
organic vs inorganic
organic- any molecule containing carbon... inorganic-any molecul…
natural vs synthetic
natural-occurring in a plant, mineral, or animal source... synth…
131 terms
Academic Biology: Environmental Science & Ecology (Section 2)
A pathway by which a chemical or eleme…
Three biogeochemical cycles
The continual movement of water among…
90% of water passes through the plant…
Biogeochemical cycle
1.) Water Cycle... 2.) Carbon Cycle... 3.) Nitrogen Cycle
Water Cycle
Transpiration
A pathway by which a chemical or eleme…
Biogeochemical cycle
Three biogeochemical cycles
1.) Water Cycle... 2.) Carbon Cycle... 3.) Nitrogen Cycle
50 terms
Environmental Science
Environment
Ecology
Ecosystem
Biotic
Surroundings
Field of study in biology that comes from the Greek work 'oik…
All of the biotic and abiotic things in a specific area and t…
Living
Environment
Surroundings
Ecology
Field of study in biology that comes from the Greek work 'oik…
48 terms
Ch. 11 AP Environmental Science (Biodiversity and Conservation Biology)
Flagship Species
Siberian tiger
Rosy Periwinkle
Mass extinction
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
Plant found to be effective in treating some forms of leukemi…
Period of time when global environmental changes lead to the…
Flagship Species
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
Siberian tiger
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
43 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 2
Acidic
Aquifiers
Atoms
Basic
pH below 7
are permeable layers of rock and soil that hold water
Basic unit of matter
pH > 7
Acidic
pH below 7
Aquifiers
are permeable layers of rock and soil that hold water
26 terms
Biology Test (Environmental Science/Evolution)
population
population growth
exponential growth
logistic growth
one species, one place, one time
birth rate exceeds death rate and/or immigration
no limiting factors
limiting factors
population
one species, one place, one time
population growth
birth rate exceeds death rate and/or immigration
16 terms
environmental science
environmental science
Environment
Biodiversity
pollution
Study of interactions between humans and their environment
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
The variety of life in the world or in a particular habitat o…
The introduction of harmful substances or products into the e…
environmental science
Study of interactions between humans and their environment
Environment
The surroundings or conditions in which a person, animal, or…
54 terms
Biology Final Exam-Environmental Science
1. What two uses of water are the grea…
2. What are differences between surfac…
4. Where do we get our water from in t…
5. What can happen when we remove larg…
-Thermoelectric power & Irrigation... -The household water use i…
-Surface Water: Lakes, rivers, streams; Reservoirs (depend on…
Lake Michigan; "Cribs" connect to tunnels under the lake; Goe…
- subsidence: sinking down of land surface... - sink holes: surf…
1. What two uses of water are the grea…
-Thermoelectric power & Irrigation... -The household water use i…
2. What are differences between surfac…
-Surface Water: Lakes, rivers, streams; Reservoirs (depend on…
10 terms
Environmental Science
...pollution
..."The Tragedy of the Commons"
...hunter-gatherer period
...developing country
...undesired change in air, water, or soil
...describes conflicts associated with sharing resources
...humans lived in tribes, using fires to maintain the prairie
...characterized by high population growth rate, extreme pove…
...pollution
...undesired change in air, water, or soil
..."The Tragedy of the Commons"
...describes conflicts associated with sharing resources
77 terms
Environmental Science
Asthenosphere (Chapter 6)
Lithosphere (Chapter 6)
Convection (Chapter 6)
Hotspots (Chapter 6)
outer part of the mantle
brittle outer most layer of the planet
heat from the earth's core causes plumes of hot magma to well…
intra-place locations where molten material from the mantle r…
Asthenosphere (Chapter 6)
outer part of the mantle
Lithosphere (Chapter 6)
brittle outer most layer of the planet
19 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 12
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutant
Secondary Pollutant
Smog
is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or…
Is an air pollutant emitted directly from a source.
is not directly emitted as such, but forms when other polluta…
fog or haze combined with smoke and other atmospheric polluta…
Air Pollution
is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or…
Primary Pollutant
Is an air pollutant emitted directly from a source.
25 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 1
Control
Controlled Experiment
Data
Dependent Variable
The portion of an experiment that is not manipulated to compa…
An experiment wherein a control is compared against the treat…
Quantitative Information gathered during an experiment
The experimental factor that is being measured; the variable…
Control
The portion of an experiment that is not manipulated to compa…
Controlled Experiment
An experiment wherein a control is compared against the treat…
environmental science
Aquatic Biomes Characteristics
Salinity
Depth
Major types of aquatic biomes
Salinity, Depth, Dissolved, Oxygen, Flow Rate
The amount of dissolved salts content in a body of water... Salt…
Depth relates to the amount of sunlight it receives.... Sunlight…
Salt Water: Estuaries, Coastlines, Coral Reefs, Coastal Marsh…
Aquatic Biomes Characteristics
Salinity, Depth, Dissolved, Oxygen, Flow Rate
Salinity
The amount of dissolved salts content in a body of water... Salt…
31 terms
Environmental Science: Chapter 1
Environmental Science
Ecology
Sociology
Hunter Gatherers
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
the study of human population dynamics and statistics
people who obtain food by collection plants, hunting, and sca…
Environmental Science
The study of the impact of humans on the environment
Ecology
the study of how living things interact with each other and w…
58 terms
Environmental Science Midterm:
Success
Fossils are formed in
How does fossil formation happen
What type of rock are fossils formed in
Believing in myself
Sedimentary rock
1. ORGANISM DIES and decomposes... 2. SMALL PARTICLES COVER an O…
Sedimentary rock
Success
Believing in myself
Fossils are formed in
Sedimentary rock
10 terms
Environmental Science
biotic
abiotic
community
ecosystem
living elements in an ecosystem
non living elements of an ecosystem
all of the populations sharing a specific area or region
all the living populations in an area along with the nonlivin…
biotic
living elements in an ecosystem
abiotic
non living elements of an ecosystem
60 terms
Environmental Science Final review
Trees... Forest... people
nonrenewable
Natural gas is an example of what type…
Wind energy is an example of what type…
Name at 3 things that are considered part of the environment.
A natural resource that is formed much more slowly than we us…
nonrenewable
renewable
Trees... Forest... people
Name at 3 things that are considered part of the environment.
nonrenewable
A natural resource that is formed much more slowly than we us…
38 terms
Environmental science
autotroph
biome
carbon cycle
carbon dioxide
An organism that makes its own food
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
The organic circulation of carbon from the atmosphere into or…
CO2... a heavy odorless colorless gas formed during respiration…
autotroph
An organism that makes its own food
biome
A group of ecosystems that share similar climates and typical…
32 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 10
Acute Exposure
Allergens
Bioaccumulation
Biomagnification
High levels of exposure over a short period
substances that produce allergic reactions
the accumulation of a substance, such as a toxic chemical, in…
accumulation of pollutants at successive levels of the food c…
Acute Exposure
High levels of exposure over a short period
Allergens
substances that produce allergic reactions
34 terms
Environmental Science
Ecology
Organisms
Biotic
Abiotic
The study of the interactions between living things and their…
Any living thing made up of at least one cell that can live o…
Part of the environment that includes all of the living organ…
Part of the environment that includes the physical features o…
Ecology
The study of the interactions between living things and their…
Organisms
Any living thing made up of at least one cell that can live o…
38 terms
Ch. 11 AP Environmental Science (Biodiversity and Conservation Biology)
Flagship Species
Siberian tiger
Rosy Periwinkle
Mass extinction
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
Plant found to be effective in treating some forms of leukemi…
Period of time when global environmental changes lead to the…
Flagship Species
Especially interesting or attractive organisms that people re…
Siberian tiger
A tiger of a large and threatened race with a long thick coat…
11 terms
Environmental Science Vocab- Environmental Science
Per capita GDP- Annual gross domestic…
Environmental degredation- depletion o…
Reuse- to use a product over and over…
Hunter-gatherers- people who get their…
Per capita GDP- Annual gross domestic…
Environmental degredation- depletion o…
18 terms
Chapter 1 Vocabulary: Environmental Science
applied science
biosphere
consumption crisis
developed countries
study and activity that uses information provided by pure sci…
the layer around the Earth in which life occurs naturally, ex…
situation in which natural resources are being used up, waste…
highly industrialized countries with high incomes and high st…
applied science
study and activity that uses information provided by pure sci…
biosphere
the layer around the Earth in which life occurs naturally, ex…
22 terms
Introduction to Environmental Science
Environmental Science
ecology
sustainability
carrying capacity
the branch of biology concerned with the relations between or…
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
resource management that has the objective of making sure fut…
The maximum number of organisms of a population or species th…
Environmental Science
the branch of biology concerned with the relations between or…
ecology
The branch of biology that deals with the relations of organi…
19 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 12
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutant
Secondary Pollutant
Smog
is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or…
Is an air pollutant emitted directly from a source.
is not directly emitted as such, but forms when other polluta…
fog or haze combined with smoke and other atmospheric polluta…
Air Pollution
is the introduction of particulates, biological molecules, or…
Primary Pollutant
Is an air pollutant emitted directly from a source.
17 terms
Introduction to Environmental Science
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
29 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 4
ecology
species
population
community
The study of how organisms interact with each other and their…
group of organisms that interbreed and produce fertile offspr…
members of a species that live in the same area
all populations in a specific area
ecology
The study of how organisms interact with each other and their…
species
group of organisms that interbreed and produce fertile offspr…
12 terms
AP Environmental Science Biomes
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Temperate Grassland
Temperate Rainforest
Tropical Rainforest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Large amoun…
-Warm all year round... -Very high amount of precipitation (300-…
Temperate Deciduous Forest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
Temperate Grassland
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
20 terms
Environmental Science
Abiotic
Bacteria
Bioaccumulation
Biotic
The nonliving parts of the environment
Extremely small, single-celled organisms that in the environm…
The collection and build-up of substances, such as pesticides…
The living factors in the environment
Abiotic
The nonliving parts of the environment
Bacteria
Extremely small, single-celled organisms that in the environm…
20 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 11
Surface Water
River System
Watershed
Groundwater
All the bodies of fresh water, salt water, ice, and snow that…
A flowing network of rivers and streams draining a river basin.
The area of land that is built across a river to control a ri…
The water that is beneath the Earth's surface
Surface Water
All the bodies of fresh water, salt water, ice, and snow that…
River System
A flowing network of rivers and streams draining a river basin.
10 terms
AP Environmental Science Biomes
Temperate Deciduous Forest
Temperate Grassland
Temperate Rainforest
Tropical Rainforest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Large amoun…
-Warm all year round... -Very high amount of precipitation (300-…
Temperate Deciduous Forest
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (Seasonal Variation)... -Precipitati…
Temperate Grassland
-Cool Winters, Warm Summers (seasonal variation is more extre…
31 terms
Environmental Science Chapter 5
evolution
Genetic Drift
Natural Selection
artificial selection
genetic change in a population's gene pool over time
Biological evolution that occurs by chance
traits that improve an organism's chance of survival are pass…
process of selection conducted under human direction
evolution
genetic change in a population's gene pool over time
Genetic Drift
Biological evolution that occurs by chance
Unit 4 vocabulary Environmental Science
population
population ecology
population density
dispersal
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
The study of environmental influences on population density a…
the number of individuals per unit area or volume.
is the relative distribution or arrangement of its indivduals…
population
a group of organisms of the same species that live in a speci…
population ecology
The study of environmental influences on population density a…
63 terms
Environmental Biology #2 Principles of Science and Systems
Ecology
Matter
Elements
Atoms
the scientific study of the relationship between organisms an…
everything that has mass and takes up space... Neither created…
substances that cannot be broken down into simpler forms by o…
smallest particles exhibiting characteristics of the element…
Ecology
the scientific study of the relationship between organisms an…
Matter
everything that has mass and takes up space... Neither created…
13 terms
Environmental biology
Symbiosis
trophic level
producers
primary consumers
A close relationship between two organisms.... When living toge…
Each step in a food chain, with a feeding group at each level…
First trophic level... Make their own food through photosynthes…
herbivores (feed on producers)
Symbiosis
A close relationship between two organisms.... When living toge…
trophic level
Each step in a food chain, with a feeding group at each level…
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