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8 terms
Human Impact on Earth's Water Supply
sustainable/sustainability
renewable
conservation
drought
able to be maintained or kept going
to restore to a former state; make new or as if new again
to use or manage (natural resources) wisely; preserve; save
an extended period of dry weather
sustainable/sustainability
able to be maintained or kept going
renewable
to restore to a former state; make new or as if new again
12 terms
Earth Science - Ch. 21: Our Impact on Water and Air
Point source pollution
nonpoint source pollution
pesticides
fertilizers
Pollution that enters water from a specific identifiable loca…
Pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
Chemicals used on plants that do not harm the plants, but kil…
a substance that provides nutrients to help crops grow better
Point source pollution
Pollution that enters water from a specific identifiable loca…
nonpoint source pollution
Pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
15 terms
Human Impact on earth
natural resources
renewable resources
nonrenewable resources
fossil fuels
materials found in nature that are used by living things
minerals that can be used and replaced over a relatively shor…
resources such as fossil fuels, which can not be made again.
coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
natural resources
materials found in nature that are used by living things
renewable resources
minerals that can be used and replaced over a relatively shor…
26 terms
Human Impact on earth
natural resources
renewable resources
nonrenewable resources
fossil fuels
materials found in nature that are used by living things
minerals that can be used and replaced over a relatively shor…
resources such as fossil fuels, which can not be made again.
coal, oil, natural gas, and other fuels that are ancient rema…
natural resources
materials found in nature that are used by living things
renewable resources
minerals that can be used and replaced over a relatively shor…
12 terms
Human Impacts on Earth's Water
How does pollution contributes to wate…
Point-Source Pollution
Non-point source pollution
Municipal Pollution
Water pollution contributes to water sources, by making some…
Pollution that comes from one specific site.
Pollution that comes from many sources.
Waste water from cities and towns contain many different cont…
How does pollution contributes to wate…
Water pollution contributes to water sources, by making some…
Point-Source Pollution
Pollution that comes from one specific site.
26 terms
Humans' Impact on Earth
4.1 Natural Resource
4.1 Renewable Resource
4.1 Nonrenewable Resource
4.1 Fossil Fuel
any material that humans use;often come from the earth... ex: wa…
a natural resource that can be replaced and must equal the am…
a resource where once it's gone, it cannot be replaced... ex: fo…
a nonrenewable source that forms after long periods of times…
4.1 Natural Resource
any material that humans use;often come from the earth... ex: wa…
4.1 Renewable Resource
a natural resource that can be replaced and must equal the am…
Impact of Human Activity on Earth's Water (4.1)
model
effects
human activity
groundwater
A limited representation that can help us understand its stru…
a change that results when something is done or happens
something that people do or cause to happen
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
model
A limited representation that can help us understand its stru…
effects
a change that results when something is done or happens
7 terms
human impact on water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish waters
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
an bacteria that floats around the ocean or other bodies of w…
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
human impact on water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish water
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
mixture of fresh and salt water
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
10 terms
Impact on Water Systems
groundwater (page 224)
point source water pollution
surface water (page 224)
permeable (page 264)
water that collects in cracks and pores in underground soil a…
a single identifiable and localized source of water pollution…
water from precipitation that drains into a gully that flows…
allows water to flow through material
groundwater (page 224)
water that collects in cracks and pores in underground soil a…
point source water pollution
a single identifiable and localized source of water pollution…
13 terms
Impact of humans on Earth
erosion
desertification
deforestation
urbanization
water, wind or ice moving particles of rocks or soil
desertlike conditions advancing into previously fertile areas
clearing of forests for agriculture, lumber, or other uses
Mass movement of people from farms to cities; growth of city…
erosion
water, wind or ice moving particles of rocks or soil
desertification
desertlike conditions advancing into previously fertile areas
15 terms
Impact on the Water and Atmosphere
Point-Source Pollution
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Atmosphere
Ultraviolet radiation
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.…
Pollution discharged over a wide land area, not from one spec…
Mixture of gases that surrounds earth
High-energy radiation from the sun reaches Earth
Point-Source Pollution
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.…
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Pollution discharged over a wide land area, not from one spec…
23 terms
Human Impact on Water
urbanization
surface water
groundwater
aquifer
the growth of towns and cities that results from the movement…
any body of water above the ground
water found beneath Earth's surface
body of rock or sediment that can store a lot of water
urbanization
the growth of towns and cities that results from the movement…
surface water
any body of water above the ground
25 terms
Humans' Impact on Earth
Natural Resource
Renewable Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Fossil Fuel
any material that humans use;often come from the earth... ex: wa…
a natural resource that can be replaced and must equal the am…
a resource where once it's gone, it cannot be replaced... ex: fo…
a nonrenewable source that forms after long periods of times…
Natural Resource
any material that humans use;often come from the earth... ex: wa…
Renewable Resource
a natural resource that can be replaced and must equal the am…
7 terms
humans impact on water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish water
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
mixture of fresh and salt water
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
7 terms
Human Impact On Water
water pollution
point-source pollution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
when waste or other material is added to water so that it is…
comes from one specific site. usually this type of pollution…
comes from many small sources and is more difficult to control.
any heating of natural water that results from human activity.
water pollution
when waste or other material is added to water so that it is…
point-source pollution
comes from one specific site. usually this type of pollution…
8 terms
human impact on water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish water
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
mixture of fresh and salt water
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
7 terms
Human Impact On Water
Salinity
Eutrophication
Brackish Waters
Plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
process by which a body of water becomes too rich in dissolve…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Marine organisms that decay to form petroleum
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Eutrophication
process by which a body of water becomes too rich in dissolve…
8 terms
Human Impact on water
Salinity
Eutrophication
Brackish waters
Plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Tiny organisms that float in the water
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
10 terms
Impact on Water Systems
groundwater (page 224)
point source water pollution
surface water (page 224)
permeable (page 264)
water that collects in cracks and pores in underground soil a…
a single identifiable and localized source of water pollution…
water from precipitation that drains into a gully that flows…
allows water to flow through material
groundwater (page 224)
water that collects in cracks and pores in underground soil a…
point source water pollution
a single identifiable and localized source of water pollution…
7 terms
Human Impact on Water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish waters
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
7 terms
human impact on water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish waters
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
23 terms
Human impact on water
Water pollution
point -source pollution
non point -source pollution
thermal pollution
when waste or other material is added to water so that it is…
comes from one specific site
comes from many small sources and is more difficult to control
any heating of natural water that results from human activity
Water pollution
when waste or other material is added to water so that it is…
point -source pollution
comes from one specific site
8 terms
Impact on Water Systems
groundwater (page 224)
point source water pollution
surface water (page 224)
permeable (page 264)
water that collects in cracks and pores in underground soil a…
a single identifiable and localized source of water pollution…
water from precipitation that drains into a gully that flows…
allows water to flow through material
groundwater (page 224)
water that collects in cracks and pores in underground soil a…
point source water pollution
a single identifiable and localized source of water pollution…
7 terms
Human impact on water
Water pollution
Point source pollution
Nonpoint source pollution
Thermal pollution
When waste or other material is added to water so that it is…
Comes from one specific site
Comes from many small sources and is more difficult to control
Any heating of natural water that results from human activity
Water pollution
When waste or other material is added to water so that it is…
Point source pollution
Comes from one specific site
7 terms
human impact on water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish water
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
mixture of fresh and salt water
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
7 terms
HUMANS IMPACT ON WATER
SALINITY
Eutrophication
brackish waters
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Tiny organisms that float in the water
SALINITY
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
11 terms
Human Impact On The Earth
deforestation
desertification
global warming
ozone depletion
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselv…
Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily…
Gradual warming of the earth and its atmosphere that may be c…
The breakdown of the ozone layer caused by chlorofluorocarbon.
deforestation
The removal of trees faster than forests can replace themselv…
desertification
Degradation of land, especially in semiarid areas, primarily…
10 terms
Human Impact on Water
water pollution
point-source pollution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
waste water or other material that is introduced into water a…
pollution that comes from a specific site.
pollution that comes from many source rather than a single, s…
a temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by h…
water pollution
waste water or other material that is introduced into water a…
point-source pollution
pollution that comes from a specific site.
7 terms
human impact on water
Salinity
Eutrophication
Brackish Waters
Plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Salt Water and Fresh Water mixed together
Tiny organisms that float in the water
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
7 terms
human impact on water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish waters
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
21 terms
Earth Science - Ch. 20 & 21: Our Impact on Water, Air, and Land
Point source pollution
nonpoint source pollution
pesticides
fertilizers
Pollution that enters water from a specific identifiable loca…
Pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
Chemicals used on plants that do not harm the plants, but kil…
a substance that provides nutrients to help crops grow better
Point source pollution
Pollution that enters water from a specific identifiable loca…
nonpoint source pollution
Pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
10 terms
Impact of Human Activity on Earth's Water 4th 6 weeks. week 1
model
effects
human activity
groundwater
A limited representation that can help us understand its stru…
a change that results when something is done or happens
something that people do or cause to happen
water that fills the cracks and spaces in underground soil an…
model
A limited representation that can help us understand its stru…
effects
a change that results when something is done or happens
Human Impacts on the Earth's Water -Grace Anderson
How does pollution contributes to wate…
Define Point-source Pollution and exam…
Define Non-point source Pollution and…
Define Municipal Pollution and where m…
It can make the the water we use unsafe and is able to destro…
Pollution that comes from a specific site.... An example is a le…
Pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
Wastewater from cities and towns.... Comes from different homes,…
How does pollution contributes to wate…
It can make the the water we use unsafe and is able to destro…
Define Point-source Pollution and exam…
Pollution that comes from a specific site.... An example is a le…
27 terms
Human Impact on Earth
Natural Resource
Renewable Resource
Nonrenewable Resource
Fossil Fuel
any natural material used by humans (air, soil, minerals, wat…
natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at whi…
resource that forms at a rate that is much slower than the ra…
nonrenewable resource formed from buried remains of plants an…
Natural Resource
any natural material used by humans (air, soil, minerals, wat…
Renewable Resource
natural resource that can be replaced at the same rate at whi…
37 terms
Human Impact on Earth
Natural resources
Renewable resources
Nonrenewable resources
Agricultural use (land)
Things that we get from nature... * Fossil fuels... * Minerals... * Me…
Resources that can be replenished at the same rate in which t…
Resources that are used faster than they can be replaced... * Fo…
Growing crops for food... Raising cows, sheep
Natural resources
Things that we get from nature... * Fossil fuels... * Minerals... * Me…
Renewable resources
Resources that can be replenished at the same rate in which t…
7 terms
Human Impact On Water
Salinity
Eutrophication
Brackish Waters
Plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Tiny organisms that float in the water
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
7 terms
human impact on water
salinity
eutrophication
brackish water
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
mixture of fresh and salt water
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
7 terms
Human impact on water
salinty
eutrophication
brackish water
plankton
The concentration of salts in a liquid
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
mixture of fresh and salt water
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinty
The concentration of salts in a liquid
eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
7 terms
Human Impact on Water
Salinity
Estuary
Brackish Water
Plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
mixture of fresh and salt water
Microscopic organisms that float and drift in the ocean water…
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Estuary
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
7 terms
Human Impact on water
Salinity
Eutrophication
Brackish waters
Plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Tiny organisms that float in the water
Salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Eutrophication
A process by which nutrients, particularly phosphorus and nit…
9 terms
Human Impact on Water Vocabulary
point source pollution
non-point source pollution
pollution
Pesticides
pollution that comes from a single; identifiable site; can ea…
pollution that comes from many places or an unidentifiable so…
as the unwanted substance into the environment
chemical used to kill fungal or animal pests that feed on pla…
point source pollution
pollution that comes from a single; identifiable site; can ea…
non-point source pollution
pollution that comes from many places or an unidentifiable so…
7 terms
Human Impact on Water
Water pollution
Point-source pollution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
Waste or other material is added to the water so that it is h…
Comes from one specific site.
Comes from many small sources and is more difficult to control
Any heating of natural water that results from human activity…
Water pollution
Waste or other material is added to the water so that it is h…
Point-source pollution
Comes from one specific site.
9 terms
Human impact on water
Point source pollution
Non-point source Pollution
Pollution
Water quality
Water pollution that comes from a single discrete place
Any source of water pollution that is hard to trace back to i…
The process of letting land water air or other parts of the e…
Waters physically chemical,biologically aesthetic characteris…
Point source pollution
Water pollution that comes from a single discrete place
Non-point source Pollution
Any source of water pollution that is hard to trace back to i…
9 terms
Human impact on water
Point Source Pollution
Non-Point Source Pollution
Pollution
Water Quality
is water pollution that comes from a single, discrete place,…
any source of water pollution that is very hard to trace back…
the process of making land, water, air or other parts of the…
Waters physical, chemical, biological and aesthetic (appearan…
Point Source Pollution
is water pollution that comes from a single, discrete place,…
Non-Point Source Pollution
any source of water pollution that is very hard to trace back…
14 terms
Human Impact on Earth
A ______________ is a natural resource…
Corn is an example of what kind of res…
A ___________ is any natural material…
Minerals and rocks are examples of thi…
Renewable Resource
Renewable and Material
Natural Resource
Material Resource
A ______________ is a natural resource…
Renewable Resource
Corn is an example of what kind of res…
Renewable and Material
Human Impacts on Earth's Water-Caitlyn Gardner and Jade Hippen
How does water contribute to water sou…
Point source pollution
Examples of Point source pollution
Non- point source pollution.
By making some water sources unavailable for use.
Pollution that comes from one specific site.
A leak from a sewer pipe.
Pollution from many other sources.
How does water contribute to water sou…
By making some water sources unavailable for use.
Point source pollution
Pollution that comes from one specific site.
7 terms
Human impact on water
Water pollution
Point-source pollution
Nonpoint-source pollution
Thermal pollution
When waste or other material is added to water so that it is…
Comes from one specific site
Comes from many small sources and is more difficult to control
Heating of natural water that results from human activity
Water pollution
When waste or other material is added to water so that it is…
Point-source pollution
Comes from one specific site
7 terms
Human Impact On Water
salinity
Estuary
Brackish Water
Plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
mixture of fresh and salt water
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
Estuary
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
7 terms
human impact on water
salinity
estuary
brackish waters
plankton
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
Water which is saltier than river water but less salty than s…
Tiny organisms that float in the water
salinity
A measure of the amount of dissolved salts in a given amount…
estuary
A habitat in which the fresh water of a river meets the salt…
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