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What is Atmospheric Pressure.docx

What is atmospheric pressure? ­ Force exerted by air molecule per unit area ­ It is exerted by the gravitational force of the earth  of the two locations , which one has the highest atmospheric pressure and why? a) p...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
What is Net Radiation .docx

01/20/2014 What is net radiation? Incoming radiation – outgoing radiation  Deficit = surplus So net radiation = 0   Higher altitudes it decreases until 38 degrees of latitude and then starts to increase again after wit...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
Global Energy Balance 1.docx

Global Energy Balance                          01/15/2014 1. What is the Role of the Sun?  not all energy emitted by sun reaches Earth  The Young Faint Sun: solar luminosity was 0.7% of what it is now  ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1A03 Lecture Notes - Foehn Wind, Vanua Levu, Ideal Gas Law

Wednesday October 23 , Mitchell Charles 2013 Environmental Science Lab 3 Part D 6. The data in Part C of t...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
Environmental Science lab 4.xlsx -excel workbook

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun PE 12 13 25 37 66 93 P 166 147 152 106 ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
Enviro Science Lab 4.docx

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec TOTAL PE 12 13 25 37 66 93 113 111 78 48 22 12 630 P 166 147 152 106 73 4...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 2EI3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: National Energy Board, Sea Level Rise, Cryosphere

Enviro 2EI3 Lecture 7 Project no longer covered by federal EIAs (2013)  Ground water extraction facilities;  Heavy oil or oil sands processing facilities;  Pipelines and electric transmission lines no...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 2EI3
Jurek Kolasa
ENVIRSC 2EI3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Nonpoint Source Pollution, Lake Erie, Sewage Treatment

What are the impacts of Climate change  Up to 52% of all terrestrial species on road to extinction by 2050 Ecosystems and Matter Cycling What is Eutrophication?  Natural Process of nutrient en...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 2EI3
Jurek Kolasa
Greenhosue effect notes.docx

Greenhosue effect  If fossil fuels burn completely, the end products are carbon dioxide and water. Today the carbon dioxide is a waste product, one that goes into the air — adding to global warming; o...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Dr
ENVIRSC 1A03 Lecture Notes - Evapotranspiration, Humid Continental Climate

Station A: J F M A M J J A S O N D Total PE 0 3 20 53 97 127 147 132 89 48 18 5 739 P 48 ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Sean Carey
ENVIRSC 1A03 Lecture Notes - Rayleigh Scattering, Mie Scattering, Scattering

Energy Balance and Temperature Atmospheric Influences on Isolation  The atmosphere absorbs some radiation directly and thereby gains heat. Another portion of radiation disperses as weaker rays going out i...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Sean Carey
ENVIRSC 1G03 Lecture Notes - Salivary Gland, Plutonium, Nuclear Weapons Testing

Chapter 12: Radiation and Health:  Smoking and driving are much more dangerous then exposures to low levels of radiation.  Types of radiation:  The electromagnetic spectrum is divided into three ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1G03
Rita Cossa
ENVIRSC 1G03 Lecture Notes - List Of Gasoline Additives, Manganese, Balance Disorder

Chapter 4Human Health and Heavy Metal Exposure:  Metals are notable for their wide environmental dispersion from such activity; their tendency to accumulate in select tissue of the body; and their overall ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1G03
Rita Cossa
ENVIRSC 1G03 Lecture Notes - Convergent Evolution, Phylogenetic Tree, Synapomorphy

BGYB 51 Chapter 4 (pg.111-119) Estimating Evolutionary Trees The evolutionary history of a group of species is called it phylogeny and a phylogenetic tree is a graphical summary of this history. An evolutionary tr...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1G03
Rita Cossa
ENVIRSC 1G03 Lecture Notes - Hypospadias, Stockholm Convention On Persistent Organic Pollutants, Cryptorchidism

Chapter 9: Environmental Endocrine Disruption: • Some chemicals unintentionally interfere with hormone function in animals and in some cases in humans. • A wave of interdisciplinary research over the ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1G03
Rita Cossa

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