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Eco/Phyical Enviro. Population. Major Ecosystems. Eco/Energy. Grab bag. 10. 10. 10. 10. 10. 20. 20. 20. 20. 20. 30. 30. 30. 30. 30. 40. 40. 40. 40. 40. 50. 50. 50. 50. 50. Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 10. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 10A series of hypotheses that Earths organisms adjust the environment to keep it habitable for life.

  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 10A series of hypotheses that Earths organisms adjust the environment to keep it habitable for life.Q: What is the the Gaia Hypothesis?

  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 20Persistant prevailing winds blowing over the ocean which produce mass movements of surface ocean water

  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 20Persistant prevailing winds blowing over the ocean which produce mass movements of surface ocean water Q: What are currents?

  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 30The proportional reflectance of the earths surface. .

  • Topography - 30The proportional reflectance of the earths surface.

    Q: what is a albedo?

  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 40The conversion of atmospheric nitrogen to amonia performed by nitrogen fixing bacteria

  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 40The conversion of atmospheric nitrogen to amonia performed by nitrogen fixing bacteriaQ: What is nitrogen fixation

  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 50When the abiotic environment and organisms interact to regulate and stabilized earths temperature.

  • Ecosystem/Physical Enviro - 50When the abiotic environment and organisms interact to regulate and stabilized earths temperature.

    Q: What is a negative feedback loop

  • Population - 10 A resource that can be replenished over a reasonable period of time.

  • Population 10 A resource that can be replenished over a reasonable period of time.

    Q: What is a renewable resource

  • Population 20 The number of individuals of a species per unit of area or volume at a given time.

  • Population 20 The number of individuals of a species per unit of area or volume at a given time. ?

    Q: What is population density

  • Population 30 The largest population that can be maintained for an indefinite time by a particular environment.

  • Population 30 The largest population that can be maintained for an indefinite time by a particular environment.?

    Q: What is the carrying capacity?

  • Population 40 A species that doesnt produce a lot of offspring and has low infant mortality.

  • Population 40 A species that doesnt produce a lot of offspring and has low infant mortality. Q: what is a K-selected species

  • Population 50 The maximum rate at which a population can increase under ideal conditions.

  • Population 50 The maximum rate at which a population can increase under ideal conditions.

    Q: What is intrinsic rate or biotic potential.

  • Major Ecosystems 10 A large relatively distinct terrestrial region characterized by similar climate, soils, plant and animals.

  • Major Ecosystems 10 A large relatively distinct terrestrial region characterized by similar climate, soils, plant and animals.

    Q: What is a biome?

  • Major Ecosystems 20 The biome with the richest soil.

  • Major Ecosystems 20 The biome with the richest soil.

    Q: What is the grassland?

  • Major Ecosystems 30 The process that occurs when the summer sunlight penetrates and warms surface waters, making them less dense. In the summer, cool water remains on the lake bottom seperated from the less dense water above.

  • Major Ecosystems 30 The process that occurs when the summer sunlight penetrates and warms surface waters, making them less dense. In the summer, cool water remains on the lake bottom seperated from the less dense water above.

    Q. What is thermal stratification?

  • Major Ecosystems 40 The lowest part of a lake where water does not reach.

  • Major Ecosystems 40 The lowest part of a lake where water does not reach

    Q: What is the profundal zone.

  • Major Ecosystems 50 When falling temperatures in autumn cause a mixing of the layers of lake water.

  • Major Ecosystems 50 When falling temperatures in autumn cause a mixing of the layers of lake water.

    Q: what is fall turnover?

  • Ecosystems and Energy 10 This law states that energy cannot be created or destroyed.

  • Ecosystems and Energy 10 This law states that energy cannot be created or destroyed.

    Q: What is the first law of thermodynamics?

  • Ecosystems and Energy 20 The biological process in which light energy is captured and converted into chemical energy.

  • Ecosystems and Energy 20 The biological process in which light energy is captured and converted into chemical energy.

    Q: What is photosynthesis?

  • Ecosystems and Energy 30 A heterotroph or detrivore that consumes other organisms for energy.

  • Ecosystems and Energy 30 A heterotroph or detrivore that consumes other organisms for energy.

    Q: What is a consumer?

  • Ecosystems and Energy 40 Thermal energy that folows from an object with a high temperature to one with a low temperature.

  • Ecosystems and Energy 40 Thermal energy that folows from an object with a high temperature to one with a low temperature.

    Q: What is heat energy?

  • Ecosystems and Energy 50 The gaseous envelope surrounding the Earth.

  • Ecosystems and Energy 50 The gaseous envelope surrounding the Earth.

    Q: What is the atomsphere?

  • Grab Bag - 10The concentration of a chemical that is lethal to 50% of the population

  • Grab Bag - 10The concentration of a chemical that is lethal to 50% of the population

    Q: What is LC50

  • Grab Bag - 20The process of nutrient enrichment of freshwater lakes.

  • Grab Bag - 20The process of nutrient enrichment of freshwater lakes

    Q: What is Eutrophication

  • Grab Bag - 30A small organism that grows on another organism but is not a parasite.

  • Grab Bag - 30A small organism that grows on another organism but is not a parasite.

    Q: What is an epiphyte?

  • Grab Bag - 40Another name for a confined aquifer.

  • Grab Bag - 40Another name for a confined aquifer.

    Q: What is an artesian aquifer?

  • Grab Bag - 50The process of assessing exposure to a hazard including identifying the hazard and characterizing the risk.

  • Grab Bag - 50The process of assessing exposure to a hazard including identifying the hazard and characterizing the risk.?

    Q: what is a risk assessment?