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Class Notes for ENV-1010 at Appalachian State University (APPSTATE)

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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 16: Crop Yield, Multiple Cropping, Selective Breeding

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13 Sep 2016
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Food resources: 3 main resources and % of world"s food, croplands 77, rangelands 16, ocean fisheries 7% Food production cropland: since 1950 > increase
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 21: American Water Works Association, Water Scarcity, Desiccation

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Worldwide water use: 70% for irrigation, 20% for industry, 10% for cities. What causes freshwater shortages: 4 causes, dry climate, drought. >21 days w
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Loam, Porosity, Rangeland

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Soil characteristics: equal amounts of sediment grain size in soil = loam, if one sediment size dominates adjectives of sandy, silty, clayey loam are u
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Whistle Rymes, Lithification

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Soils: soils are formed by weathering of pre-existing rocks, minerals and organic matter by exposure to surface conditions. Who cares: soils are needed
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 23: Gravimeter, Surface Mining, Magnetometer

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Mineral and energy resources: mineral resources concentrations of matter we need and use that can be extracted, these are nonrenewable resources becaus
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APP STATEENV-1010Jack HallSpring

ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 27: List Of Gasoline Additives, Biogas

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13 Sep 2016
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Wind: windfarms of turbines, current: 1-2% of world total, by 2020 10% world, denmark. By 2025=50: drop in cost 1980-2014. Need back up system for no w
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 14: Weathering, Pedogenesis, Topsoil

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13 Sep 2016
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Weathering: mechanical (physical)- breakdown into smaller pieces with little or no chemical change. Ice and frost wedging h2o freezes, expands and pops
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APP STATEENV-1010Jack HallSpring

ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Total Fertility Rate

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13 Sep 2016
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Factors affecting death rates: increased good supply and distribution. Mdcs have enough supply widely distributed at a reasonable price = lower death r
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: Doubling Time, Exponential Growth

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13 Sep 2016
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Human population and demographics: population individuals in the same place at the same time. Population= (birth date + immigration) (death rate + emig
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Silt

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13 Sep 2016
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When it costs more to find, extract, process, etc. than the resource is worth: we measure: Depletion time time it takes to use 80% of a reserve after 8
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 9: Life Zone, Chemosynthesis, Photosynthesis

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30 Aug 2016
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Ecosystems: ecosystems and the biosphere are divided into. Ecosystems classified by: climate temperature and precipitation, specific organism. Aquatic
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ENV-1010 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Cryosphere, Hydrosphere, Railways Act 1921

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29 Aug 2016
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Grouping of organisms: individual (organism) of a species. What is a community: populations of different species, occupying the same place at the same
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