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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Study Guide - Sustainable Forest Management, Miningwatch Canada, Nautical Mile

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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Lecture Notes - Microsoft Powerpoint, Sewage Treatment, Silviculture

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Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Lac De Gras, Mining Engineering, Dawson City

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The mining industry is a vital contributor to the canadian economy. The value of minerals produced in canada reached billion. 80% of our mineral and m
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Study Guide - Exclusive Economic Zone, Turbot War, Fishing Trawler

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The movement of water between the atmosphere, terrestrial systems, and the oceans through evaporation, runoff from streams and rivers and precipitation
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Sustainable Forest Management, Soil Retrogression And Degradation, Clearcutting

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More than 330 communities and 864000 people are directly and indirectly supported economically by canada"s forests. Forest products are the biggest net
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: Algal Bloom, Nutrient Pollution, Eutrophication

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When pollutants infiltrate water bodies, things go awry. Water pollution: the addition of anything that might degrade the quality of the water. Unprote
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Aquifer, Water Cycle, Transpiration

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Wastewater: used and contaminated water that is released after use by households, industry, or agriculture. Water is one of the most ubiquitous, yet sc
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: 30Th Parallel South, 30Th Parallel North, Ocean Acidification

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Ocean and atmosphere come into direct contact over 75% of earth"s surface and they are constantly exchanging gases over that interface; anything emitte
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Ozone Depletion, Smog, Dependent And Independent Variables

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Environmental science chapter 2: science literacy and the process of science. Science gives us tools to observe the natural world. Since the 1970s, the
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 22: Jet Stream, Sea Level Rise, Milankovitch Cycles

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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Temperate Deciduous Forest, Understory, Herbaceous Plant

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Less than 2% of the gonaives forest in haiti remains 6% of the land has no soil at all. Deforestation: net loss of trees in a forested area. The locati
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Ecological Niche, Ecosystem Services, Windbreak

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Tropical regions (warm, lush, close to the equator) contains the greatest concentration and variety of plant and animal life forms on earth. Biodiversi
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 21: Indoor Air Quality, Tropospheric Ozone, Nitric Oxide

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Asthma: a chronic inflammatory respiratory disorder characterized by attacks during which the airways narrow, making it hard to breathe; can be fatal.
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 18: Azolla, Food Miles, Ecological Footprint

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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Ecological Pyramid, Species Evenness, Indicator Species

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5% of the acadian forest remains in its natural state. All the pieces of the ecological community puzzle are connected. 50% of maritimes land was cover
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WESTERNEnvironmental Science 1021F/GGeoff StewartFall

Environmental Science 1021F/G Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Ecological Footprint, Natural Capital, Ecosystem Services

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Sustainable: capable of being continued without degrading the environment. Economics: the social science that deals with the production, distribution,
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Soil Retrogression And Degradation, Soil Fertility, Land Degradation

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Environmental concerns associated with agricultural activities include: soil fertility, water quality, loss of wildlife habitat and wetlands, pesticide
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Thomas Robert Malthus, Infant Mortality, Machine Age

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Human population growth may be the environmental issue. Historical growth of the human population is described in term of four major periods or stages:
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Enteric Fermentation, Sea Salt, Ozone Depletion

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The atmosphere insulates the earth"s surface from the loss of heat to space through a process popularly known as the greenhouse effect. When solar radi
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, Exclusive Economic Zone, Precautionary Principle

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Include environmental costs in the price of goods and services. Referred to the most frequently in context of waste management but applies to a cradle
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Conservation Of Mass, Phosphorus Cycle, Nitrogen Cycle

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Matter and energy: basic building blocks of nature. Matter: the material of which things are made, the stuff of life. The earth is a closed system for
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Water Cycle, Microclimate, Food Miles

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WESTERNGeography 2131A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2131A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Nautical Mile, Algal Bloom, North Baffin Dialect

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Canada has the longest coastlines, the longest inland waterway, the longest archipelago, and the second-largest continental shelf of any country in the
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Smog, Oil Sands, Asphalt

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30 cars carry 40 people and crowd an entire street; whereas one bus will carry 40 people and takes up a lot less people. High standard of living of can
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Nautical Mile, Algal Bloom, Persistent Organic Pollutant

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Canada has the longest coastlines, the longest inland waterway, the longest archipelago, and the second-largest continental shelf of any country in the
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WESTERNGeography 2153A/BJamie BaxterFall

Geography 2153A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Inductive Reasoning, Scientific Control, Environmental Ethics

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Chapter 2: environmental science: science, worldviews, & ethics. Environmental decision making reflects the interactions of society, politics, culture,
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