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Ecology and the Environment

BIOL 111 - Ecology and the Environment - FINAL EXAM STUDY GUIDE.pdf
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BIOL 111Ecology and the EnvironmentLecture 1 EnvironmentThe Environmenteverything that affects a living organism any unique form of life Biophysicala biotic and abiotic surrounding Biotic living people animal plants Abioti...

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BIOL 111
Shelly Bursick
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Hydrosphere, Detritivore, Decomposer
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BIOL 111Ecology and the EnvironmentMidterm Review Part 2Chapter 2 Environmental History Learning from the pastHuntergatherer cultureNomadic small group hunt or scavengeLow population growtho High infant mortalityo Low ave...

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BIOL 111
Shelly Bursick
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Sphagnum, Parasitism, Central Canada
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BIOL 111Ecology and the EnvironmentMidterm ReviewPart 3Chapter 7 Aquatic BiodiversityAquatic life zonesFactors that influence aquatic systemsSaltwater life zonesFreshwater life zonesHuman impacts on aquatic lifeCase study ...

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BIOL 111
Shelly Bursick
BIOL 111 Final: BIOL 111 - Final Exam Review

1 of 12 Lecture 23 Ecology and the Environment Chapters 13 The Hierarchy of biology: o Molecular biology tissues, cells on down o Health Sciences tissues, organs, organisms o Ecology Up from organisms, communities, ecosys...

Biology
BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Final: BIO 111 - Final Exam review

Lecture 10 Demography of Human Populations Chapter 10 Source of Problem Too many people The industrial revolution caused a huge peak in population The black death (the plague) decreased population shortly before 2000 A...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL111 Final: 63 Pages Study Guide - Final Lifesaver
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LIVING MORE SUSTAINABLY 1. Environment is everything that affects a living organism. 2. Environmental impact = population (P) affluence (A) technology (T). 3. Ecology (a biological science) studies the relationships betwee...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Coliform Bacteria, Rainbow Trout, Water Pollution
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WATER POLLUTION 1. Water pollution is any change in water quality that has harmful effects on living organisms. 2. Water pollutants include excess heat, pathogens, organic/inorganic chemicals, & radioactive mate...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Vinyl Chloride, Hormesis, Bioaccumulation
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RISK AND HAZARDS 1. Risk is the possibility of suffering harm (injury, disease, death economic loss, etc.) from a hazard. 2. Risk assessment is scientific process of estimating how much harm a hazard causes to h...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Unconventional Oil, Diesel Fuel, Oil Sands
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EVALUATING ENERGY RESOURCES 1. Without the solar energy that heats the Earth, Earth’s average temperature would be –240 C. o 2. Solar energy (99% of energy) produces indirect renewable energy (eg, biomass...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Energy Conversion Devices, Straw, Passive Solar Building Design
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IMPROVING ENERGY EFFICIENCY 1. Energy efficiency measures useful energy produced by energy conversion devices compared to others. 2. In N. America, 84% of energy is lost (41% due to thermodynamics & 43% is waste...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Volatile Organic Compound, Smog, Peroxyacyl Nitrates
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STRUCTURE AND SCIENCE OF THE ATMOSPHERE 1. The atmosphere is a thin layer of gases surrounding the Earth. 2. Atmospheric pressure is caused by the bombardment of a surface by the molecules in air. 3. The p...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Ocean Acidification, Water Cycle, Global Warming
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CLIMATE CHANGE AND THE GREENHOUSE EFFECT 1. The Earth undergoes alternating cycles of freezing and thawing, called glacial and interglacial periods. 2. Glacial periods last for about 100,000 years. The warmer i...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Crop Rotation, Nicotine, Glyphosate
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PESTICIDES 1. A pest is any species that competes with us for food, spreads disease, destroys our properties, etc. 2. About 100 species of plant (eg, weeds), animals (eg, insects) and microbes cause 90% crop dam...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Surface Runoff, Water Scarcity, Aquifer
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WATER’S IMPORTANCE AND UNIQUE PROPERTIES 1. Hydrogen bonds allow for water to exist as a liquid over a wide temperature range. 2. Liquid water changes temperature slowly because it can store a large amount of he...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag
BIOL 111 Study Guide - Final Guide: Soil Salinity, Micronutrient Deficiency, Soil Conservation
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HOW IS FOOD PRODUCED? 1. Humans depend on three systems for their food supply:  Croplands mostly produce grains, and provide about 77% of the world’s food.  Rangelands produce meat, mos...

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BIOL 111
Peter T Boag

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