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ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Geothermal Heat Pump, Thermal Pollution, Water Pollution

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 8 November 23 , 2015 Water Sources, Water pollution and Treatment Geothermal Energy 1. Extracting energy associated with heat and pressure from natural hot water and steam (primordial heat + radioactive...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Natural Hazard, Northern Ontario, Land Degradation

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 3 September 28, 2015 Natural Hazards and Earthquakes Natural Hazards 1. A natural hazard is any geologicgeomorphologic process event, which has an adverse socio economic or lifethreatening impact on hum...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Lignite, Anthracite, Energy Independence

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 7 November 16 , 2015 Energy Resources: Nonrenewable and Renewable Introduction 1. Fundamental lifeblood for industrialization 2. Disproportionate amount of energy resources demanded and consumed in deve...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Surface Runoff, Water Table, Persistent Organic Pollutant

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 9 November 29 , 2015 Global Water Cycle Cyclic nature: 1. Global movement of water between different water storage compartments Global Distribution: 2. Abundance is not problem 3. Distribution in space ...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Seismic Hazard, Seismic Wave, Seismic Gap

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 4 October 5 , 2015 Earthquakes 1. Low buildings = have higher natural frequency and affected by the faster waves P S waves tend to vibrate low buildings more than the higher buildings 2. Tall buildings...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Saltwater Intrusion, Urban Runoff, Water Purification

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 10 December 7 , 2015 Surface Water Pollution 1. Point sources of pollution 1. Point sources are discrete, confined and more readily identifiable 2. Common sources: Landfills, discharge from wastewater t...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture 6: ENSC 2001 Lecture 6 Notes

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 6 November 9 , 2015 Mineral Resources and the Environment 1. Water, salt important mineral resources Mineral Resources 2. Backbone of modern societies 3. Availability of mineral resources as a measure o...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Earthflow, Slope Stability, Debris Flow

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 5 October 19 , 2015 Exam room 340 Landslides and Subsidence 1. 1903 Frank Landslide in Canada best known landslide and a classic example of rock avalanche Slope Processes 2. Convex slope at the top, you...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: South American Plate, Seismic Wave, North American Plate

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 2 September 21, 2015 Earth Materials and Processes Tectonic Cycle Earth layered structures consisting of: Inner Core dense liquid state, center core of ...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Environmental Geology, Environmental Ethics, Hydrosphere

ENSC 2001 A Lecture 1 September 14, 2015 Environmental Concepts Environmental Sciences Environment: a complex system with physical, biological, geological, and geopolitical aspects Requires multidisciplinary research: envi...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Uranium Tetrafluoride, Tidal Power, Igneous Rock
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ENERGY RESOURCES PART 2 Geothermal Energy Extracting energy associated with heat and pressure from natural hot water and steam (primordial heat + radioactive decay of U, Th K) Generating electricity at many sites in the w...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Permafrost, Metamorphism, Surface Mining
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ENERGY RESOURCES Introduction Fundamental lifeblood for industrialization Disproportionate amount of energy resources demanded and consumed in developed countries (small proportion of populations) Growing challenges: how t...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Phreatic Zone, Sinkhole, Spinach
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WATER RESOURCES Global water cycle Global movement of water between different water storage compartments. Resident time can vary. Cloud formation>raincloud>precipitation > surface runoff > ocean Infiltration > groundwater ...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Baby Powder, Open-Pit Mining, Aluminium Oxide
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Mineral Resources and Environment Human are dependent on nonrenewable mineral resources. All culture depends on water. (in stone age, water and salt were critical resources, in iron age and bronze age, mineral resources we...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
ENSC 2001 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Low-Level Waste, Nuclear Fission Product, Disinfectant
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RESOURCES WASTE MANAGEMENT Modern trend: Integrated Waste Management (IWM) Emerged in 1980s Including reduction, recycling, reuse, composting, landfill, and incineration Three Rs approach: reduction, recycle, reuse (reduci...

Environmental Science
ENSC 2001
Quentin Gall
Laboratory Basics - Reference Guides

Lab safety is the cornerstone principle in this compelling Guide. All international safety symbols are clearly defined, with all basic lab glassware and equipment depicted by text description and diagrams. The Guide also p...

ANAT - Anatomy
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Permachart - Marketing Reference Guide: National Environmental Policy Act, Municipal Solid Waste, Criteria Air Contaminants

l e a r n • r e f e r e n c e • r e v i e w permacharts TM EEnvironmental Law ENVIRONMENTAL REGULATION NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL POL...

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