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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 15: Eutrophication, Overgrazing, Soil Health

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19 Mar 2018
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O horizon=rotting planets on the forest ground, litter layer . A horizon=rotting planets and very finely decomposed rock, 2-8in thick. E horizon=full o
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 30: 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference, Fuel Efficiency, 2Degrees

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2 May 2018
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Government can reduce number of permits each year to reduce gg emissions. Pay penalties if you go over your permits. Carbon offsets an alternative to b
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BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 4: Cuyahoga River, Land Management, Genetic Drift

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6 Mar 2018
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1722-english colonized on easter day, hence the name. Island used to be lush, diverse, people did slash/burn agriculture. Rats stowed onto the ship tha
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 24: Indoor Air Quality, 1995 Chicago Heat Wave, 2003 European Heat Wave

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19 Apr 2018
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Models: based on well-established physical principles, use data from research. Positive feedback: phenomenon in which effect of a change (or an event),
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 6: Parasitism, Chemotroph, Speciation

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6 Mar 2018
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Founder effect: small portion of a population splits off and forms a new population. New population is less diverse than the starting population. Since
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 19: Allergen, Plasmid, Glyphosate

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29 Mar 2018
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Organic food: emphasis on use of renewable resources and conservation of soil and water to enhance environmental quality for future generations, must b
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 10: Thiomersal, Dental Restoration, Methylmercury

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6 Mar 2018
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Environmental toxicology: the study of the effects of environmental contaminants on organisms. Types of toxicants: carcinogens, mutagens, teratogens, n
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 8: Restoration Ecology, Overexploitation, List Of National Parks Of The United States

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6 Mar 2018
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Cane toads didn"t eat beetles they were brought into eat, expanded in numbers, driven other frog/toads to near extinction where they are introduced. To
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 22: Harvest Records, Palynology, Atomic Number

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13 Apr 2018
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Climate: the conditions in the atmosphere over relatively long periods of time. Usually refers to conditions across large regions or the entire earth.
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 17: Toxicant, Bottom Trawling, Atlantic Cod

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24 Mar 2018
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Started in 1940s, new techniques in agricultural practices (plant breeding techniques, modern fertilizers, modern pesticides), significant increase in
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UMNBIOL 1055Vanessa PompeiSpring

BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Endocrine Disruptor, Atrazine, Precautionary Principle

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6 Mar 2018
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Chlorpyrifos: 1965, blocks an enzyme that is involved in messaging between nerve cells, used in agriculture and commercial settings ex: foggers, flea/t
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BIOL 1055 Lecture Notes - Lecture 12: National Ambient Air Quality Standards, Endocrine Disruptor, Spasm

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6 Mar 2018
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Primary pollutants: pollutants released directly from a source. Secondary pollutants: primary pollutants that interact or react with the atmosphere. Re
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