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EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 18: Drip Irrigation, Tillage, Methemoglobinemia
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1. EVS 1101-March 28 Soil and agriculture Weathering= decomposition of a chunk of bedrock Other processes affect soil  Erosion= dislodging and movement of soil by wind or water  Soil formation is a very long ...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Overexploitation, Silt, Soil Fertility
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1. EVS 1101- March 23 Soil 1 cm of topsoil takes millions of years to form Soil as a system  Soil consists of mineral matter, organic matter, air and water  Dead and living microorganisms and decaying materia...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Soil Retrogression And Degradation, Biocapacity, Easter Island
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1. EVS 1101- March 21 Ecological footprint  If everyone on the planet lived as comfortably as we do, we would need 8 planet Earth’s to have enough resources Pollution data collection  Red to green ratios...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Denitrification, Total Organic Carbon, Permafrost
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EVS 1101 March 16 Review 3 toxins 1. Hydrogen sulphate 2. Phosphorus (?) 3. Botulic toxin (paralyzes and kills animals, botulism) Invasive species, avian botulism and deaths • Produce spores, enables th...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS1101 Lecture 14: EVS 1101- March 14 Lecture Notes
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EVS 1101- March 14, 2017 Know how to structure a food web and give examples Why do organisms contribute to setting the chemical boundaries on earth? Contribute to formation of oxygen that’s used to burn off the energy,...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Detritivore, Keystone Species, Ecological Footprint
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EVS1101- March 9 Energy Passes among trophic levels • Succession of energy and matter transferred • Trophic levels= rank in the feeding hierarchy (producers, consumers, detritivores and decomposers) • K...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS1101 Lecture 12: EVS 1101- March 7 Lecture Notes
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EVS 1101- March 7 Black and White everywhere • Zebra Mussels are transported in the trans-Atlantic boats (need to take in water to go deeper into the oceans and when they get to inland Canada, they relea...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Resource Depletion, Logistic Function, Ecosystem Ecology
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EVS1101-March 2 KNOW: main difference between prokaryote and eukaryote cells; endosymbiotic theory Oxygenic photosynthesis • Used to produce energy • Linked to the flow of electrons through organism’s components...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Stabilizing Selection, Missense Mutation, Pesticide Resistance
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EVS 1101- Feb 28 Light microscopy and electron microscopy • Bacteria’s generally don’t have free floating organelles Endosymbiotic theory • Engulfment of a smaller cell by a larger cell • Lynn Margulis disco...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Mechanical Efficiency, Carbon Tetrachloride, Iron Fertilization
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find more resources at oneclass.com EVS1101- Feb 14 Other greenhouse gases  Methane concentrations have more than doubled due to fossil fuels, livestock emissions (cows), fermentation in the soils, rice pr...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Lightning, Coral Bleaching, Vale Limited
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find more resources at oneclass.com EVS 1101- Feb 2 Sources of contamination  Non-point sources (fertilizers, acid rain)  Point sources (waste disposal, sewage, mine tailings) (leaks and spills from p...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Filter Feeder, Cyanobacteria, Escherichia Coli
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find more resources at oneclass.com EVS1101- Jan 31 Rivers  Surface run off goes into rivers  Discharge is a characteristic, cross sectional area x velocity (Q=AV)  Derived from rainwater  Dissolved...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Anaplastic Lymphoma Kinase, Tadhg, Environmental Issue
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find more resources at oneclass.com EVS Jan 26 (Environmental sustainability on campus) Environmental Sustainability on Campus Society Economy Environment (3 legged stool) BP oil spill  Environmental issue ...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS 1101 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Lake Ontario, Water Conservation, Soil Organic Matter
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find more resources at oneclass.com EVS1101 Jan 24 Nuclear Energy  Chalk river used to be the only place they would create medical isotopes Impacts of Chernobyl  Explosion releasing radioactive mater...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
EVS1101 Lecture 4: EVS 1101- Jan 19
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1. EVS 1101- Jan 19 Define AMD: liquid that originates from metal sulphides; extremely acidic, high concentrations of dissolved metals Oil/ Petroleum  Most often you have to drill to get to it ...

Environmental Science
EVS 1101
Danielle Fortin
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...

LAW
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