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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Regolith, Hydrosphere, Geosphere

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16 Apr 2016
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Any part of the universe that can be isolated from the rest of the universe for the purpose of observing and measuring changes. Isolated: exchange of n
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 16: High-Level Radioactive Waste Management, Water Cycle, Subduction

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13 Apr 2016
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Radioacive isotopes decay in many ways that release energy, making the material hot. The process of decay can"t be sped up, so it takes a long ime for
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Porosity, Clay Minerals, Phreatic

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2 Apr 2016
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Only 0. 63% of the total water is groundwater, yet it is the most signiicant reservoir of liquid fresh water. Much groundwater is saline (either connat
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Laterite, Tillage, Contour Plowing

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17 Mar 2016
30
Soil has few soluble nutrients left in it. Growth is supported by decay, so if the forest is cleared to plant crops, most of the nutrients are taken aw
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Midale, Chlorofluorocarbon, Bismuth

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16 Apr 2016
15
N2 + o2 comprises 99. 7% of the total: global warming. Earth has an energy balance (where an equilibrium has been established, and it"s temperature is
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Scree, Downhill Creep, Solifluction

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16 Mar 2016
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Creep: when downslope movement is quite slow (soil creep is more common than rock creep) (can cause serious property damage) Solifluction: slow movemen
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Overdraft, Overgrazing, Desert Pavement

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16 Apr 2016
24
A region with so litle vegetaion that only a limited populaion (human or animal) can be supported on that land: development of deserts: Typically locat
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS 205 Chapter 13: Coastal Zones

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17 Mar 2016
17
Beach: gently slopping surface, washed over by waves & covered by sediments. Beach face: portion regularly washed by waves as tides rise/ fall. Berm: f
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Soil Horizon, Calcite

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16 Mar 2016
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 17: Biochemical Oxygen Demand, Metal Toxicity, Anaerobic Digestion

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15 Apr 2016
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EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Surface Runoff, Return Period

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17 Mar 2016
22
Infiltration: when rainfall and snow melt sinks into the ground. Flood: in times of high discharge, the stream may overflow the banks. Quantity of wate
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U OF AEAS205Fred ClarkWinter

EAS205 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Hydrosphere, List Of U.S. States And Territories By Elevation

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17 Mar 2016
13
Any body of flowing water confined in channel (river or large stream) Region from which a stream draws water (divide separates drainage basins) The siz
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