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IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Positive Feedback Loop for Climate Cha…
Negative Feedback Loop for Climate Cha…
First Law of Thermodynamics (1)
Second Law of Thermodynamics (1)
When a change in the environment creates a change in the syst…
When a change in the environment creates a change in the syst…
Heat is a form of energy, and thermodynamic processes are the…
Is about the quality of energy. It states that as energy is t…
Positive Feedback Loop for Climate Cha…
When a change in the environment creates a change in the syst…
Negative Feedback Loop for Climate Cha…
When a change in the environment creates a change in the syst…
Environmental systems and societies (IB)
Topic 1 - Systems and Models ... A system
Biodegradable
Biomass
Name the 3 types of Systems and descri…
an entity with at least two components that are linked and in…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The mass of organic material in organisms or ecosystems, usua…
Open - Energy and matter can enter or leave systems. E.g Huma…
Topic 1 - Systems and Models ... A system
an entity with at least two components that are linked and in…
Biodegradable
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
83 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
145 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
155 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies SL
Topic 1 - Systems and Models ... A system
Name the 3 types of Systems and descri…
Transfer vs Transformation
Matter vs Energy
an entity with at least two components that are linked and in…
Open - Energy and matter can enter or leave systems. E.g Huma…
Matter when transformed changes state vs. when transfered is…
Matter is anything that takes up space and is normally made u…
Topic 1 - Systems and Models ... A system
an entity with at least two components that are linked and in…
Name the 3 types of Systems and descri…
Open - Energy and matter can enter or leave systems. E.g Huma…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
97 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
178 terms
Environmental systems and societies (IB)
Topic 1 - Systems and Models ... A system
Name the 3 types of Systems and descri…
Transfer vs Transformation
Matter vs Energy
an entity with at least two components that are linked and in…
Open - Energy and matter can enter or leave systems. E.g Huma…
Matter when transformed changes state vs. when transfered is…
Matter is anything that takes up space and is normally made u…
Topic 1 - Systems and Models ... A system
an entity with at least two components that are linked and in…
Name the 3 types of Systems and descri…
Open - Energy and matter can enter or leave systems. E.g Huma…
83 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
83 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
15 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes.
The amount of biological diversity per unit area. It includes…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies - cycles
carbon cycle
carbon
carbon cycle process
ways to return carbon to atmosphere
nutrients recycled and reused in ecosystem;... decomposition is…
key component of biological molecules;... essential element in a…
CO2 is fixed (converted from simple molecule into glucose) --…
limestone, acid rain, burning fossil fuels, respiration
carbon cycle
nutrients recycled and reused in ecosystem;... decomposition is…
carbon
key component of biological molecules;... essential element in a…
Environmental Systems and Societies IB SL
carrying capacity
ecological footprint
negative feedback
positive feedback
the maximum population "load" that can be sustainably support…
is the area (of land and water) required to support a defined…
tends to promote stability
increases change
carrying capacity
the maximum population "load" that can be sustainably support…
ecological footprint
is the area (of land and water) required to support a defined…
Intro to IB Environmental Systems and Societies
Population Density
Percentage Frequency
Percentage Cover
Transect
NUMBER of EACH individuals in EACH species per area
Percentage of EACH SPECIES FOUND within an area
Percentage of a/the plant(s) covering a given area
A method for continuous and systematic sampling, determines c…
Population Density
NUMBER of EACH individuals in EACH species per area
Percentage Frequency
Percentage of EACH SPECIES FOUND within an area
87 terms
IB Environmental systems and societies glossary
Abiotic factor
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
127 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
87 terms
IB Environmental systems and societies glossary
Abiotic factor
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies/Function
Maximum Sustainable Point
Insolation
GPP
NPP
the size of a natural population at which it produces a maxim…
The power per unit area produced by the Sun in the form of el…
The total gain in energy or biomass per unit area per unit ti…
The gain by producers in energy or biomass per unit area per…
Maximum Sustainable Point
the size of a natural population at which it produces a maxim…
Insolation
The power per unit area produced by the Sun in the form of el…
84 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Glossary
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biomass
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes.
The mass of organic material in organisms or ecosystems, usua…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies/Function
Insolation
GPP
GSP
Biomass
The power per unit area produced by the Sun in the form of el…
Gross Primary Productivity: The total gain in energy or bioma…
Gross Secondary Productivity: The total gain by consumers in…
A measure of the total dry mass of organisms within a particu…
Insolation
The power per unit area produced by the Sun in the form of el…
GPP
Gross Primary Productivity: The total gain in energy or bioma…
IB SL Environmental Systems and Societies
closed system
open system
isolated system
1st law of thermodynamics
exchanges energy but not matter; the "Biosphere II" experimen…
exchanges matter and... energy with its surroundings (for exampl…
exchanges neither matter nor energy. No such systems exist (w…
Known also as the law of conservation of energy. When energy…
closed system
exchanges energy but not matter; the "Biosphere II" experimen…
open system
exchanges matter and... energy with its surroundings (for exampl…
22 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Chapter 1
system
holistic approach
reductionist approach
storages
an assemblage of parts and the relationships between them, to…
an approach that concerns the whole rather than the parts
an approach that reduces complex systems to their individual…
________ are energy and matter that is stored within the system
system
an assemblage of parts and the relationships between them, to…
holistic approach
an approach that concerns the whole rather than the parts
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
109 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area.
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
89 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Biodiversity
Biomass/Standing Crop
Biosphere
Biotic Factor
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
The mass of organic material in organisms or ecosystems, usua…
That part of the Earth inhabited by organisms, that is, the n…
A living, biological factor that may influence an organism or…
Biodiversity
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Biomass/Standing Crop
The mass of organic material in organisms or ecosystems, usua…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
80 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Vocab
Abiotic factor
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area (s…
Abiotic factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
84 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Terms
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradability
Biodiversity
a non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolve oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
a non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolve oxygen required to break…
103 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
102 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Biotic Factor
Carrying Capacity
Diversity Index
Doubling Time
A living, biological factor that may influence an organism or…
The maximum number of species or "load" that can be sustainab…
A numerical measure of species diversity that is derived from…
The number of years it would take a population to double its…
Biotic Factor
A living, biological factor that may influence an organism or…
Carrying Capacity
The maximum number of species or "load" that can be sustainab…
29 terms
Command Terms: IB SL Environmental Systems and Societies
Define
Draw
Label
List
Give the precise meaning of a word, phrase, concept or physic…
Represent by means of a labelled, accurate diagram or graph,…
Add labels to a diagram.
Give a sequence of brief answers with no explanation.
Define
Give the precise meaning of a word, phrase, concept or physic…
Draw
Represent by means of a labelled, accurate diagram or graph,…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Definitions
Abiotic Factor
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes;…
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic Factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical Oxygen Demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
IB Environmental Systems and Societies - Definitions
Open System
Closed System
Isolated Sytem
Negative Feedback
Exchanges matter and energy with its surroundings. For exampl…
Exchanges energy but not matter. For example, nitrogen cycle
Exchanges neither matter nor energy. No such systems exist
Self-regulating method of control leading to the maintenance…
Open System
Exchanges matter and energy with its surroundings. For exampl…
Closed System
Exchanges energy but not matter. For example, nitrogen cycle
27 terms
IB Environmental Systems and Societies Final
What are Systems?
Closed Systems
Open Systems
Isolated Systems
Systems are An assemblage of parts and the relationships betw…
A closed system exchanges energy but not matter with its surr…
Open systems exchange both energy and matter with their surro…
These are systems in which neither energy or matter crosses i…
What are Systems?
Systems are An assemblage of parts and the relationships betw…
Closed Systems
A closed system exchanges energy but not matter with its surr…
83 terms
IB Environmental systems and societies glossary
Abiotic factor
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
Biomass
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
The mass of organic material in organisms or ecosystems, usua…
Abiotic factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biodegradable
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes
86 terms
IB Environmental Systems & Societies Vocabulary
Abiotic factor
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
Non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism or…
The amount of dissolved oxygen required to break down the org…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area
Abiotic factor
Non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism or…
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
The amount of dissolved oxygen required to break down the org…
IB Environmental systems and societies glossary
Abiotic factor
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
Biodegradable
Biodiversity
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
Capable of being broken down by natural biological processes
The amount of biological or living diversity per unit area. I…
Abiotic factor
A non-living, physical factor that may influence an organism…
Biochemical oxygen demand (BOD)
A measure of the amount of dissolved oxygen required to break…
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