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air pollution
air pollution
3 human activities generate most air p…
ozone
chlorofluorocarbons
concentration of trace substances at a level greater than occ…
motor vehicles... industry... power plants
variation of oxygen in the stratosphere... protects earth from t…
used in refrigeration... air conditioning... spray cans
air pollution
concentration of trace substances at a level greater than occ…
3 human activities generate most air p…
motor vehicles... industry... power plants
11 terms
Hg Unit 5
Resource
Fossil Fuel
Proven Reserve
Potential Reserve
is a substance in the environment that is useful to people.
the residue of plants and animals that were buried many years…
The amount of energy remaining in deposits that have been dis…
The amount of energy in fields not yet identified but thought…
Resource
is a substance in the environment that is useful to people.
Fossil Fuel
the residue of plants and animals that were buried many years…
14 terms
Air Pollution
Primary pollutants
Secondary pollutants
Natural sources of air pollution
Human sources of air pollution
pollutant put directly into the air by human activity
formed when primary pollutants react with other substances
volcanoes, dust, pollen, spores
burning fossil fuels, construction, agriculture
Primary pollutants
pollutant put directly into the air by human activity
Secondary pollutants
formed when primary pollutants react with other substances
12 terms
DYRT 27
air pollution
CFCs
photochemical smog
sanitary landfill system
is concentration of trace of trace substances at a greater le…
earths protective ozone layer is threatened by pollutants
hydrocarbons and nitrogens oxides in trig presence of sunlight
by far the most common strategy for disposal of solid waste i…
air pollution
is concentration of trace of trace substances at a greater le…
CFCs
earths protective ozone layer is threatened by pollutants
16 terms
11-3 Where Does Industry Cause Pollution
air pollution
three scales
greenhouse effect
ozone
concentration of trace substance at a greater level than occu…
global, regional, local
anticipated increase in Earth's temperature, caused by carbon…
absorbs dangerous ultraviolet rays from the sun
air pollution
concentration of trace substance at a greater level than occu…
three scales
global, regional, local
16 terms
Where Does Industry Cause Pollution
air pollution
three scales
greenhouse effect
ozone
concentration of trace substance at a greater level than occu…
global, regional, local
anticipated increase in Earth's temperature, caused by carbon…
absorbs dangerous ultraviolet rays from the sun
air pollution
concentration of trace substance at a greater level than occu…
three scales
global, regional, local
10 terms
2016 - the atmosphere
altitude
radiation
ultraviolet radiation
infrared radiation
height above sea level
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
a form of energy with short wavelengths and is associated wit…
a form of energy with wavelengths that are longer than visibl…
altitude
height above sea level
radiation
The direct transfer of energy by electromagnetic waves
27 terms
Air, Atmosphere, and climate change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
Module 46 and 47 - Air pollution
Smog
Heat islands
Air pollution
Mobile sources
A combination of smoke and fog.
urban areas that heat up more quickly and retain heat more th…
Concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
Sources of air pollutants that move from place to place, exam…
Smog
A combination of smoke and fog.
Heat islands
urban areas that heat up more quickly and retain heat more th…
11 terms
HGAP
Air Pollution
Greenhouse effect
Ozone
Chlorofluorocarbons
Concentration of trace substances like Carbon monoxide at a g…
The anticipated increase in earth's temperature caused by car…
A gas that soaks up ultraviolet solar radiation , found in th…
A gas used as a solvent, a propellant in aerosols
Air Pollution
Concentration of trace substances like Carbon monoxide at a g…
Greenhouse effect
The anticipated increase in earth's temperature caused by car…
27 terms
Air Quality Stuff
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
11 terms
Chapter 11 HGAP Vocab
Air Pollution
Greenhouse Effect
Ozone
Chlorofluorocarbons
Concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
The process of greenhouse gases building up in the earth's at…
The layer that absorbs dangerous UV rays from the sun
Dangerous pollutants that pose a threat to the earth's ozone…
Air Pollution
Concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
Greenhouse Effect
The process of greenhouse gases building up in the earth's at…
10 terms
AP Human Geography 11.3
Air Pollution
Greenhouse Effect
Ozone
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Concentration of trace substances are at a greater level than…
The anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by can…
A gas that absorbs ultraviolet solar radiation, found in the…
Pollution that originates from a large, diffuse area
Air Pollution
Concentration of trace substances are at a greater level than…
Greenhouse Effect
The anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by can…
26 terms
air pollution and climate change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Asbestos
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
13 terms
Ap Human Geography Ch. 11.3
The more wealthy a country...
Atmosphere of earth at ground level...
Air pollution
Air pollution at three scales:
the higher the emission of carbon dioxide.
78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, less than 1% argon, and 0.04% trace…
a concentration of trace substances at a greater level than o…
global, regional, and local.
The more wealthy a country...
the higher the emission of carbon dioxide.
Atmosphere of earth at ground level...
78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen, less than 1% argon, and 0.04% trace…
20 terms
Ms. Keeton's Classes (Geography Mr. Weiss) Chapter 2 Sec 3 and Sec 4
Biomes
Biosphere
Climate
Weather
Major ecosystems that occur over wide areas of land Example:…
a collection of plants and animals of all types that live on…
predictable patterns of weather
The condition of Earth's atmosphere at a particular time and…
Biomes
Major ecosystems that occur over wide areas of land Example:…
Biosphere
a collection of plants and animals of all types that live on…
20 terms
Chapter 12 AIR POLLUTION REVIEW
scrubber
Air pollution
primary pollutant
Secondary pollutant
pollution control. A machine that moves gases through a spray…
Is a resultant when harmful substances build up to unhealthy…
A pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activi…
Formed when primary pollutants react with other primary pollu…
scrubber
pollution control. A machine that moves gases through a spray…
Air pollution
Is a resultant when harmful substances build up to unhealthy…
21 terms
11.3-11.4
Air pollution
Greenhouse effect
Ozone
Chlorofluorocarbons
Concentration of trace substances that occurs in a greater le…
Anticipated increase in the earth temp due to carbon dioxide
a colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerf…
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs) are nontoxic, nonflammable chemica…
Air pollution
Concentration of trace substances that occurs in a greater le…
Greenhouse effect
Anticipated increase in the earth temp due to carbon dioxide
21 terms
Climate and Air Pollution
Climate
Adaptation
Hibernation
Season
average weather pattern in an area over a long period of time…
any structural or behavioral change that helps an organism su…
behavioral adaptation for winter survival in which an animal'…
short period of climate change in an area caused b the tilt o…
Climate
average weather pattern in an area over a long period of time…
Adaptation
any structural or behavioral change that helps an organism su…
10 terms
Europe Geography
acid rain
air pollution
channel
Chernobyl
rain mixed with pollutants in the rain
concentration of trace substances, such as carbon and other g…
a body of water joining two larger bodies of water
nuclear power plant in the Ukraine which released massive amo…
acid rain
rain mixed with pollutants in the rain
air pollution
concentration of trace substances, such as carbon and other g…
29 terms
ENVIRO Ch 12 - Air VOCAB WITH PICTURES
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutant
Secondary Pollutant
Motor Vehicles
is created when harmful substances build up in the air to unh…
a pollutant put directly in the air by human activity. (Carbo…
pollutants that form when primary pollutants react with other…
are sources of primary pollutants
Air Pollution
is created when harmful substances build up in the air to unh…
Primary Pollutant
a pollutant put directly in the air by human activity. (Carbo…
15 terms
Key Issue 3
Ozone
the ozone layer
Air Pollution
absorbs UV rays from the sun
UV Rays damage plants, cause skin cancer, and disrupt food ch…
concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
Ozone
absorbs UV rays from the sun
the ozone layer
UV Rays damage plants, cause skin cancer, and disrupt food ch…
26 terms
air
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
11 terms
Unit 3 Industry Keywords
Chlorofluorocarbons
Acid deposition
Acid precipitation
Photochemical smog
A gas that is used as a solvent and is dangerous to the ozone…
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides produced by burning fossil…
The conversion of sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides to acids…
An atmospheric condition formed through weather conditions an…
Chlorofluorocarbons
A gas that is used as a solvent and is dangerous to the ozone…
Acid deposition
Sulfur oxides and nitrogen oxides produced by burning fossil…
10 terms
Chapter 11 AP Geo vocab
Acid deposition
Acid precipitation
Air pollution
Apparel
Sulfur and nitrogen oxides l, emitted by burning fossil fuels…
Conversion of sulfur and nitrogen oxides to acids that return…
Concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
An article of clothing
Acid deposition
Sulfur and nitrogen oxides l, emitted by burning fossil fuels…
Acid precipitation
Conversion of sulfur and nitrogen oxides to acids that return…
243 terms
Air pollution final
Examples of air pollutants (5)
indoor air pollution cause ___ million…
outdoor and indoor air pollution cause…
exposure beyond control of individuals
carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, ozone, particles, radioisoto…
3.3
7
local, regional, global
Examples of air pollutants (5)
carbon monoxide, sulfur dioxide, ozone, particles, radioisoto…
indoor air pollution cause ___ million…
3.3
24 terms
Unit 6- Pollution
Natural resource
Renewable resource
Nonrenewable resource
Law of supply and demand
Any natural item used by humans,
resource that can be recycled by environment within an averag…
A resource that forms at a very slow rate, and is not recycle…
The greater the demand for an item in limited supply results…
Natural resource
Any natural item used by humans,
Renewable resource
resource that can be recycled by environment within an averag…
16 terms
APHG
Acid Deposition
Biochemical oxygen demand
Air Pollution
Break of bulk point
Sulfur oxides returning to earth.
Oxygen required by aquatic bacteria de decompose a given load…
Concentration of trace substances at greater level than occur…
A location where transfer is possible from one mode of transp…
Acid Deposition
Sulfur oxides returning to earth.
Biochemical oxygen demand
Oxygen required by aquatic bacteria de decompose a given load…
17 terms
Key issue 3 chapter 11 vocabulary
Air pollution
Global warming
Greenhouse effect
Ozone
Concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
The observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of…
The anticipated increase in Earth's temperature, caused by ca…
A colorless unstable toxic gas with a pungent odor and powerf…
Air pollution
Concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
Global warming
The observed century-scale rise in the average temperature of…
28 terms
Chapter 19: Air Pollution
Air Pollution
Natural Sources
Primary Pollutants
Secondary Pollutants
is the presence of chemicals in the troposphere in concentrat…
- dust from windstorms ... - pollutants from wildfires ... - volcan…
direct emission into the troposphere
primary pollutants react with other primary pollutants with a…
Air Pollution
is the presence of chemicals in the troposphere in concentrat…
Natural Sources
- dust from windstorms ... - pollutants from wildfires ... - volcan…
Air pollution vocab.
air pollution
primary pollutant
secondary pollutant
zero emission
when harmful substances build up in the air to unhealthy levels
a pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activity
form when primary pollutants react with other primary polluta…
no emission
air pollution
when harmful substances build up in the air to unhealthy levels
primary pollutant
a pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activity
21 terms
Human Geography Ch. 11 Industry and Manufacturing
Air pollution
Greenhouse effect
Ozone
Chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)
Concentration of trace substances at greater level than it oc…
Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by carbon…
Protective layer of our atmosphere, absorbs ultraviolet solar…
Gas used as coolant in refrigerators and AC. The role of CFCs…
Air pollution
Concentration of trace substances at greater level than it oc…
Greenhouse effect
Anticipated increase in Earth's temperature caused by carbon…
27 terms
air and climate change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
27 terms
air and climate change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
27 terms
Air Climate Change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angel of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
27 terms
air and climate change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
31 terms
APHG Ch.11 KI 3
Industry is a major polluter of _____,…
Pollution occurs when _____
As a countries per capita income incre…
Air Pollution
Air, Water, and Land
More waste is added than air, water, and land resources can h…
Per capita carbon dioxide emissions also increase
The concentration of trace substances at a greater level than…
Industry is a major polluter of _____,…
Air, Water, and Land
Pollution occurs when _____
More waste is added than air, water, and land resources can h…
27 terms
Air and Climate Change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
27 terms
Air Climate Change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
27 terms
Air and Climate Change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
90 terms
Arya Air Pollution Meteorology
Pressure Gradient Force
Coriolis foce
Friction force
Centrifugal force
force that causes the air to move from high to low pressure -…
An acceleration that arises when the earth rotates under a bo…
slows the wind --> magnitude is proportional to wind speed (b…
arises when an object rotates around an axis... -not a real forc…
Pressure Gradient Force
force that causes the air to move from high to low pressure -…
Coriolis foce
An acceleration that arises when the earth rotates under a bo…
14 terms
Industry
Agglomeration
Bulk-gaining
Bulk-reducing
Air pollution
A large collection of materials
An industry in which final product weighs more than inputs
An industry in which final product weighs less than inputs
Concentrations of trace substances at a greater level than av…
Agglomeration
A large collection of materials
Bulk-gaining
An industry in which final product weighs more than inputs
29 terms
ES-Chapter 12 - Air - Jeffers
Air Pollution
Primary Pollutant
Secondary Pollutant
Motor Vehicles
is created when harmful substances build up in the air to unh…
a pollutant put directly in the air by human activity. (Carbo…
pollutants that form when primary pollutants react with other…
are sources of primary pollutants
Air Pollution
is created when harmful substances build up in the air to unh…
Primary Pollutant
a pollutant put directly in the air by human activity. (Carbo…
20 terms
11.3 (Chapter 11, Key Issue 3)
What is the concentration of trace sub…
What is the anticipated increase in Ea…
What is Earth's protective ozone later…
What are tiny droplets of sulfuric aci…
Air pollution
Greenhouse effect
Chlorofluorocarbons
Acid deposition
What is the concentration of trace sub…
Air pollution
What is the anticipated increase in Ea…
Greenhouse effect
16 terms
Chapter 11 KI 3&4 vocab
air pollution
greenhouse effect
chlorofluorocarbons (CFCs)
ozone
concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
the anticipated increase in Earth's temperature, caused by ca…
were once widely used as coolants in refrigerators and air co…
absorbs dangerous UV rays from the sun
air pollution
concentration of trace substances at a greater level than occ…
greenhouse effect
the anticipated increase in Earth's temperature, caused by ca…
28 terms
Air, Atmosphere, and climate change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
11 terms
Ch. 12 Air
air pollution
primary pollutant
secondary pollutant
smog
harmful substances build up in the air to unhealthy levels
pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activity
forms when a primary pollutant comes into contact with other…
when air pollution hangs over urban areas and reduces visibil…
air pollution
harmful substances build up in the air to unhealthy levels
primary pollutant
pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activity
27 terms
Virtual Module on Air and Climate Change.
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities.
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
12 terms
Ch. 12 Air
air pollution
primary pollutant
secondary pollutant
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs)
when harmful substances build up in the air to unhealthy levels
pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activity
when primary pollutants react with other primary pollutants o…
primary air pollutants such as carbon monoxide, nitrogen oxid…
air pollution
when harmful substances build up in the air to unhealthy levels
primary pollutant
pollutant that is put directly into the air by human activity
27 terms
Air,Atmosphere, and Climate Change
Acid Rain
Air Pollution
Angle of Incidence
Anthropogenic Pollution
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
The angle at which the sun's rays strike the surface of the e…
Pollution that comes from sources related to human activities
Acid Rain
Highly acidic precipitation that results from the burning of…
Air Pollution
Pollution that occurs when harmful substances end up in the a…
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