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ENVIRSC 1C03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Ecliptic, Heat Flux, Radiant Intensity

Module 5: Variation of Surface Temperature UNIT 1: The Sun and the Seasons Earths movement around the sun Elliptical orbit; ecliptic plane Takes 365 days; Earths revolution Earth closest to the sun in January at 147 mil...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1C03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1C03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Fluid Parcel, Vapor Pressure, Humidity

MODULE 7: ATMOSPHERIC MOISTURE UNIT 1: Humidity What is humidity? Humidity: The amount of water vapour in air Warm air can hold more vapor than cold and as a result, humidity varies all over the Earth Close to equator =...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1C03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1C03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Radiative Forcing, Unit, Livestock Grazing Comparison

Module 6: Climate Change UNIT 1: Impacts of Climate on Humans Flooding (of houses), droughts (affecting agriculture), heavy rainfall (mudflows which destroy settlements), wildfires (loss of timber, loss of property) UNIT ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1C03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1G03 Lecture 1: Earth and Environment 1GO3

Earth and Environment 1GO3 Wed. Jan 4th. 2017 Labs start Jan 16th Custom courseware package from the book store Essentials of geology textbook (4th or 5th) ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1G03
Maureen Padden
ENVIRSC 1C03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Sensible Heat, Latent Heat, Shortwave Radiation

Environmental Science Module 4 The Sun Core: Thermonuclear process o Hydrogen nuclei collide and fuse to form helium nuclei o A heavy hydrogen atom is formed Surface: Photosphere Electromagne...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1C03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1C03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Chlorofluorocarbon, Volatile Organic Compound, Dichloromethane

Environmental Science Module 3 The Major Air Pollutants Pollution: human-caused addition of any material or heat energy in amounts that cause 'undesired alterations' o Gas, aerosol, particulate added t...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1C03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1C03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Sea Spray, Thermosphere, Ionosphere

Environmental Science Module 2 Composition of the Atmosphere N 278%), O 221%), water vapor, argon, CO 2 Go through a continuous cycle of destruction and production o Sources: production o ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1C03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1C03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Pedosphere, Cryosphere, Hydrosphere

Environmental Science Module 1 What is Environmental Science? Human exist within the environment and our interactions with the environment have consequences How natural world works, how human affect the environment and vis...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1C03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1G03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 1: Volatiles, North American Plate, Shield Volcano

September 6, 2017 Siccar Point Law of Superposition Sedimentology, Uniformitarianism Huttonian Revolution = founding of modern Geology (James Hutton, Scottish physician and farmer; 1726-1797) September 8, 2017 Plate...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1G03
Maureen Padden
ENVIRSC 1A03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Orthogonal Group, Donora, Pennsylvania
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Monday, January 15, 2018 EnviroSci Environmental Science - Smog is water vapour and a mixture of air pollutants - Donora, Pennsylvania, 1948 picture was taken 1 in the afternoon when it looks like it was taken 1 in ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1A03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Density Of Air, Ideal Gas Law, Atmospheric Pressure
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Tuesday, January 9, 2018 EnviroSci Environmental Science iClicker Question what will happen in a 30cm hole suddenly occurs midair in the fuselage of an airliner? iClicker Question why does a mountain climber at the top o...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 1A03 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Regional Climate Levels In Viticulture
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Monday, January 8, 2018 EnviroSci Environmental Science What is the importance of weather? What is Climate? Average conditions of atmosphere in a region nearon the ground surface: microclimate small area of the Earths su...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 1A03
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 2EI3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Ecological Footprint, Biocapacity, Ecological Debt

Lecture 2: Between the years of 2005 and 2050, developing countries are predicted to grow by how much? - 33% Which country is predicted to overtake china as the most populous country? - India What incre...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 2EI3
Dr.Bernier
ENVIRSC 2EI3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Nuclear Power, Coal Oil, Canadian Shield
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Module 12 Minerals and Energy Unit 1 - Energy content: amount of usable energy by weight/volume of any given source - Reliability, Storability, Flexibility, Price, Safety/Environmental Impact, Cleanliness, ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 2EI3
Luc Bernier
ENVIRSC 2EI3 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: The Maritimes, Sustainable Forest Management, Productivity
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Module 11 Forests Unit 1 - 8 major ecozones: - Boreal Cordillera o Northern B.C./Southern Yukon (solid pink) o Wet climate, ...

Environmental Science
ENVIRSC 2EI3
Luc Bernier

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