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15- Climate change
Adaptation
Animals
Arctic
Carbon dioxide
Agriculture and Food Supply:... - using crops that are tolerant…
Livestock may be affected by heat stress (directly) and quali…
Artic Sea Ice Melt... -Summer Arctic sea ice has... declined dram…
Current changes in climate are caused by human activities tha…
Adaptation
Agriculture and Food Supply:... - using crops that are tolerant…
Animals
Livestock may be affected by heat stress (directly) and quali…
12- Air
Acid rain
CFCs
Clean Air Act
Health
A rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually a…
Stands for: Chlorofluorocarbons... Environmental importance: oz…
Comprehensive federal law that regulates air emissions from s…
Pollutants with health effects:... -Particulate matter ... -Lead... -S…
Acid rain
A rain or any other form of precipitation that is unusually a…
CFCs
Stands for: Chlorofluorocarbons... Environmental importance: oz…
46 terms
Katakana
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Lecture 2: Resources
Resources
Conservation
Context of value
Damming the Amazon River video
supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can…
limit use; method of preservation to protect something, or pr…
Natural resources are defined by humans placing value on natu…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W5W
Resources
supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can…
Conservation
limit use; method of preservation to protect something, or pr…
14- Forestry
Agrosystems
Amazon
Bamboo
Clearcutting
the basic unit of study in agroecology
What are the effects of the loss of the Amazon?... - Loss of bio…
In China, Bamboo is considered a forest even though bamboo is…
most or all trees in an area are uniformly cut down... Conseque…
Agrosystems
the basic unit of study in agroecology
Amazon
What are the effects of the loss of the Amazon?... - Loss of bio…
6- population
Ben Wattenburg
Birth rate
Death rate
Demographic Transition Model
Writer... Conservation does not mean lower standard of living
number of births per 1000 people in a given time... Rate contro…
number of deaths per 1000 people in a given time... More close…
Percentage of people in each sex and age group, cohorts, indi…
Ben Wattenburg
Writer... Conservation does not mean lower standard of living
Birth rate
number of births per 1000 people in a given time... Rate contro…
Lecture 3: Ecological Perspectives
Biogeochemical cycles
Biome
Biosphere
Carbon cycle
• e.g. carbon, nitrogen, water • Regulate natural processes •…
major ecological unit, plants and animals common
all living things
the way Carbon moves through organisms and the environment... -c…
Biogeochemical cycles
• e.g. carbon, nitrogen, water • Regulate natural processes •…
Biome
major ecological unit, plants and animals common
Lecture 1 : Introduction to Sustainability
Carbon Footprint
Consumer choices
Cost
Going green
the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitt…
the decisions that consumers make with regard to products and…
the decisions that consumers make with regard to products and…
making more environmentally friendly decisions such as to "re…
Carbon Footprint
the amount of carbon dioxide and other carbon compounds emitt…
Consumer choices
the decisions that consumers make with regard to products and…
5- Economics
The commons
Cost-benefit analysis
The Tragedy of the Commons
Ecological economics
The commons are owned by everyone, but may be used by only a…
Conceived by Jules Dupuit... Used for controversial issues in t…
Hardin (1968)... • When a public resource (land, air, ocean) is…
Quantify the value of natural resources comparably to human c…
The commons
The commons are owned by everyone, but may be used by only a…
Cost-benefit analysis
Conceived by Jules Dupuit... Used for controversial issues in t…
11- Oceans
Aquaculture
Bycatch
DO
EEZ
Definition: the rearing of aquatic animals or the cultivation…
Definition: the unwanted fish and other marine creatures caug…
Dissolved oxygen... Shapes the distribution of marine resources…
Exclusive economic zone... sea zone prescribed by the United Na…
Aquaculture
Definition: the rearing of aquatic animals or the cultivation…
Bycatch
Definition: the unwanted fish and other marine creatures caug…
23 terms
Lecture 4: Biodiversity
5 factors of Biodiversity
Alien
Biodiversity / Biological Diversity
Biosphere Reserve Program (UNESCO)
1. economic value (determining factor of biodiversity) ... 2. ec…
(of a plant or animal species) introduced from another countr…
Biological Diversity is the totality of genes, species, and e…
an intergovernmental scientific programme that aims to establ…
5 factors of Biodiversity
1. economic value (determining factor of biodiversity) ... 2. ec…
Alien
(of a plant or animal species) introduced from another countr…
69 terms
Energy/Fresh water/Mining
1970s
1980s
1990s
Alaska
utilities switched from coal-fired plants to oil for environm…
-oil gut: surplus of crude as a result of peaked production b…
-US starts importing more then it produces... -Canada is a Kyoto…
Trans-Alaska Pipeline... Authorization Act of 1973 passed - incr…
1970s
utilities switched from coal-fired plants to oil for environm…
1980s
-oil gut: surplus of crude as a result of peaked production b…
30 terms
Lecture 2: Resources
Resources
Conservation
Context of value
Damming the Amazon River video
supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can…
limit use; method of preservation to protect something, or pr…
Natural resources are defined by humans placing value on natu…
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2W5W
Resources
supply of money, materials, staff, and other assets that can…
Conservation
limit use; method of preservation to protect something, or pr…
7- Policy and Politics
Antiques Act
Clean Air Act (1963)
DDT
Endangered Species Act (1973)
Enabled Roosevelt and his successors to proclaim historic... lan…
Amended 1970, 1977, and 1990... Address airborne pollutants, ac…
DDT is a colorless, crystalline, tasteless and almost odorles…
Provides for the conservation of species that are endangered…
Antiques Act
Enabled Roosevelt and his successors to proclaim historic... lan…
Clean Air Act (1963)
Amended 1970, 1977, and 1990... Address airborne pollutants, ac…
18 terms
Climate Change
Adaptation
Animals
Artic
Carbon dioxide
Agriculture and Food Supply:... - using crops that are tolerant…
-Higher acidity hinders the ability of animals (corals... and sh…
-Summer Arctic sea ice has declined dramatically... -The extent…
- Carbon dioxide emissions amplify the effects of water vapor…
Adaptation
Agriculture and Food Supply:... - using crops that are tolerant…
Animals
-Higher acidity hinders the ability of animals (corals... and sh…
29 terms
Lecture 3: Ecological Perspectives
Biogeochemical cycles
Biome
Biosphere
Carbon cycle
• e.g. carbon, nitrogen, water • Regulate natural processes •…
major ecological unit, plants and animals common
all living things
the way Carbon moves through organisms and the environment... -c…
Biogeochemical cycles
• e.g. carbon, nitrogen, water • Regulate natural processes •…
Biome
major ecological unit, plants and animals common
Lecture 4: Biodiversity
5 factors of Biodiversity
Alien
Biodiversity / Biological Diversity
Biosphere Reserve Program (UNESCO)
1. economic value (determining factor of biodiversity) ... 2. ec…
(of a plant or animal species) introduced from another countr…
Biological Diversity is the totality of genes, species, and e…
an intergovernmental scientific programme that aims to establ…
5 factors of Biodiversity
1. economic value (determining factor of biodiversity) ... 2. ec…
Alien
(of a plant or animal species) introduced from another countr…
13- Agriculture
Arable land
Bioaccumulation
Biomagnification
DDT
land that can be used to grow crops.
the tendency for a pollutant to accumulate in the tissues of…
An increase in the concentration of a pollutant as it is pass…
half life of 150 years in aquatic environments
Arable land
land that can be used to grow crops.
Bioaccumulation
the tendency for a pollutant to accumulate in the tissues of…
38 terms
Spanish Numbers 0-100
cero
Uno
Dos
Tres
zero
One
Two
Three
cero
zero
Uno
One
97 terms
SBCoFD quarterly
Rescue Rope
Steel Carabiner
Aluminum Carabiner
Webbing
12.7 mm low stretch Nylon polyester kern mantle (1/2")... MBS 9,…
MBS 9,000 lbs
MBS 6,000lbs
2" MBS 7,000lbs... 1" MBS 4,000lbs
Rescue Rope
12.7 mm low stretch Nylon polyester kern mantle (1/2")... MBS 9,…
Steel Carabiner
MBS 9,000 lbs
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