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EESC BC 1001x Lecture 16: Lecture 16
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Hydrology Definitions: Hydrological cycle: the movement of water between the atmosphere and the earths surface. Solar energy is the driving force in the water cycle in that it facilitates evaporation. Evaporation and trans...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Safe Drinking Water Act, Nonpoint Source Pollution, Maximum Contaminant Level
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Pollution ● Pollution: unwanted alteration of natural systems as a result of human activity. ● Point source pollution: pollution from a precise origin, e.g. industrial pla...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Pigovian Tax, 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, World Map
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Environmental and Natural Resource Economics Climate Change Policy Topics: ● —Politics and science of climate change ● —Pigouvian taxes, Cap and trade policy, property rights and market failures ...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Polar Vortex, Sea Ice, Arctic Air
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find more resources at oneclass.com The Changing Arctic Climate Ice Level Fluctuations throughout the year ● Ice melts in summer and collects in the winter ● Minimum ice level in s...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: Dendroclimatology, American Chestnut, Scattered Trees
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find more resources at oneclass.com Paleoecology ● Ecology is the study of the relationships between living things and their environment. Paleoecology = ecology of the ...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 11: San Andreas Fault, Vulcanian Eruption, Stratovolcano
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find more resources at oneclass.com Geology Land, air, water, rock Plate tectonics: the grand unifying theory of geology ● Theory that lithosphere (earth’s rigid outer layer...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Climax Community, Types Of Volcanic Eruptions, Forest Ecology
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find more resources at oneclass.com Forest ecology Disturbance: a discrete event in time that disrupts ecosystems, communities, or populations Small-scale vs Large-Scale disturban...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture 9: Lecture 9 Notes
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find more resources at oneclass.com Seasonal Forests & Ecology ● Ecology= study of the relationship between living things and their envt. ○ Envt→ physical place that's defined by i...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture 5: Lecture 5 Notes
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Climate, Weather, and Biomes ● The troposphere is composed of 78% nitrogen (N₂) and 21% oxygen (O₂) and CO2 (0035%) ● Barometric pressure is the weight of air Barometric pressure drops with increasing altitude...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture 8: Lecture 8 Notes
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Tide and Current Prediction Tables ● Ebb- negative ● Flood-positive Biodiversity ● Biodiversity- the variety of life on Earth: the variety of fenes, organisms, ecosystems ● Tropical rainforests (TRFs...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 7: Suspended Solids, Cell Wall, Biome
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From Microbiomes and Bangladesh to CSOs and the Hudson River by Brian Mailloux What are microbes? ● Micro- from greek mikros What organism make up the microbes? ● Bacteria ● Archaea ● Fungi ● Proti...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Dengue Fever, Biome, Water Scarcity
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Weather and Climate Test on course policy Thursday! ● Jet stream runs between two air masses of different temperatures ● Weather map symbols ○ Low pressure -L (unstable weather) ○ High ...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Riverbank State Park, Sewage Treatment, Palaemonetes
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The Hudson River Part II Stratification: ● Density of water varies with salinity and temperature. ○ Density = mass/volume (units are in g/ml) ○ Density of water at 39°F (4°C) is 1 g/ml. ...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Mount Marcy, Atlantic Ocean, Phytoplankton
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Hudson River “The river that flows both ways” ● Source (start): Lake Tear of the Clouds on Mount Marcy (5344 feet elev) in the Adirondack Mountains ● Mount (end): The Battery (NY Harbor) ● Upper Hu...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
EESC BC 1001x Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Commensalism, Biomagnification, Carbon Cycle
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Ecosystems ● environment→ where an organism lives, including abiotic and biotic factors ● ecology→ relationships of living things w/ each other ● Ecosystem→ organisms and their environment working togethe...

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EESC BC 1001x
Terryanne Maenza- Gmelch
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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