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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
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…
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…
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…
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.
13 terms
21-Earth Science-Our Impact On Air and Water
Point Source Pollution
Nonpoint Source Pollution
Pesticides
Fertilizers
is pollution that enters water from a specific location, such…
is pollution that enters a body of water from a large area, s…
are substances that destroy pests, to keep insects and weeds…
are chemicals that help plants grow.
Point Source Pollution
is pollution that enters water from a specific location, such…
Nonpoint Source Pollution
is pollution that enters a body of water from a large area, s…
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…
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
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
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…
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…
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
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…
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…
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…
human impact on water
water pollution
point-source solution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
The addition of any substance that has a negative effect on w…
pollution that enters water from a known source
pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
Industrial discharge of heated water into a river, lake, or o…
water pollution
The addition of any substance that has a negative effect on w…
point-source solution
pollution that enters water from a known source
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…
human impact on water
water pollution
point-source solution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
The addition of any substance that has a negative effect on w…
pollution that enters water from a known source
pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
Industrial discharge of heated water into a river, lake, or o…
water pollution
The addition of any substance that has a negative effect on w…
point-source solution
pollution that enters water from a known source
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
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…
Human Impact on Water
water pollution
point-source pollution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
Waste matter or other material that is introduced into water…
Pollution that comes from a specific site.
Pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
A temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by h…
water pollution
Waste matter or other material that is introduced into water…
point-source pollution
Pollution that comes from a specific site.
7 terms
Human impact on water
water pollution
point-source pollution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
waste matter or other material that is introduced into water…
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines point…
Non-point source (NPS) pollution refers to both water and air…
Thermal pollution is the degradation of water quality by any…
water pollution
waste matter or other material that is introduced into water…
point-source pollution
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) defines point…
7 terms
Human impact on water
water pollution
point-source pollution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
The addition of any substance that has a negative effect on w…
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.…
pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
Harm to lakes and rivers resulting from the release of excess…
water pollution
The addition of any substance that has a negative effect on w…
point-source pollution
Pollutants discharged from a single identifiable location (e.…
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…
6 terms
Human Impact on Water
urbanization
thermal pollution
chemical pollution
biological pollution
the growth of towns and cities that results from from the mov…
heating of natural water that results from human activity
harmful chemicals are added to water supplies
live or dead decaying organisms are added to water supplies
urbanization
the growth of towns and cities that results from from the mov…
thermal pollution
heating of natural water that results from human activity
human impact on water
water pollution
point source pollution
non point source polllution
thermal pollution
waste matter or other material that is introduced into water
pollution that comes from a specific site
pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
a temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by h…
water pollution
waste matter or other material that is introduced into water
point source pollution
pollution that comes from a specific site
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.
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…
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…
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…
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…
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…
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
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…
10 terms
Human Impact on Water
Water quality
Water pollution
Pollutant
Point source
The degree of purity of water, determined by measuring the su…
Any physical or chemical change in surface water or groundwat…
A substance that causes pollution.
A specific source of pollution that can be identified
Water quality
The degree of purity of water, determined by measuring the su…
Water pollution
Any physical or chemical change in surface water or groundwat…
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…
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
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.
7 terms
Human Impact on Water
water pollution
point-source pollution
non point-source pollution
thermal pollution
waste or other material is added to water so that it is harmf…
one specific site
many small sources
any heating of natural water that results from human activity
water pollution
waste or other material is added to water so that it is harmf…
point-source pollution
one specific site
Human impact on water
Water pollution
Point-source pollution
Nonpoint-source pollution
Thermal pollution
Waste water or other material that is into duces into water a…
Pollution that comes from a specific site.
Pollution that comes fro, many sources 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 into duces into water a…
Point-source pollution
Pollution that comes from a specific site.
7 terms
Human Impact on Water
water pollution
point-source pollution
nonpoint-source pollution
thermal pollution
waste matter or other material that is introduced into water…
pollution that comes from a specific site
pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
a temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by h…
water pollution
waste matter or other material that is introduced into water…
point-source pollution
pollution that comes from a 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…
7 terms
Human Impact On Water
Water Pollution
Point-Source Pollution
Nonpoint- Source Solution
Thermal Pollution
Waste matter or other that is introduced into water and that…
Pollution that comes from a specific site.
pollution that comes from many sources rather than from a sin…
A temperature increase in a body of water that is caused by h…
Water Pollution
Waste matter or other that is introduced into water and that…
Point-Source Pollution
Pollution that comes from a specific site.
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…
Human Impact on Water
water pollution
point source pollution
non point source pollution
thermal pollution
waste matter or other material that
...
...
...
water pollution
waste matter or other material that
point source pollution
...
7 terms
Human Impact on Water
Water Pollution
Point-source pollution
Nonpoint-source pollution
Thermal Pollution
Waste or other material is added to water so that it is harmf…
Pollution that comes from one specific source
Pollution that comes from many small sources and is difficult…
Heating of natural water that results from human activity
Water Pollution
Waste or other material is added to water so that it is harmf…
Point-source pollution
Pollution that comes from one specific source
7 terms
Human Impact on Water
water pollution
point-source pollution
non point-source pollution
thermal pollution
waste or other material is added to water so that it is harmf…
one specific site
many small sources
any heating of natural water that results from human activity
water pollution
waste or other material is added to water so that it is harmf…
point-source pollution
one specific site
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