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BLOOMSBURG, BU, BLOOM, BLOOM UEGGS 100Matthew RickerSpring

EGGS 100 Chapter 14: Chapter 14

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Global climate change: describes modifications in earth"s climate, temperature, precipitation, storm frequency. Global warming: an increase in earth"s
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BLOOMSBURG, BU, BLOOM, BLOOM UEGGS 100Matthew RickerSpring

EGGS 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Crop Residue, Working Animal, Humus

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Food security: guarantee of an adequate, safe, nutritious, and reliable food supply. Undernutrition: receiving fewer calories than one"s minimum dietar
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BLOOMSBURG, BU, BLOOM, BLOOM UEGGS 100Matthew RickerSpring

EGGS 100 Chapter 1: Chapter 1 Review

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Environmental science: study of how the natural world works, how our environment affects us, how we affect our environment. Evironmentalism: social mov
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EGGS 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Industrial Revolution

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Birth rate (natality): amount of people born each year, slowly declining. Death rate (mortality): amount of people dying each year, improvements in soc
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BLOOMSBURG, BU, BLOOM, BLOOM UEGGS 100Matthew RickerSpring

EGGS 100 Chapter 16: Chapter 16

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Biopower: biomass sources are burned in power plants. Nutrient drain: burning biomass deprives the soil of nutrients. Hydropower: uses the kinetic ener
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BLOOMSBURG, BU, BLOOM, BLOOM UEGGS 100Matthew RickerSpring

EGGS 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Mass Wasting, Open-Pit Mining, Plate Tectonics

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Geology: the study of earth"s physical features, processes, and history. Asthenosphere: inside the mantle, very soft or melted rock. Lithosphere: harde
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BLOOMSBURG, BU, BLOOM, BLOOM UEGGS 100Matthew RickerSpring

EGGS 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Secondary Treatment, Aeration, Aquifer

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Fresh water: relatively pure, with few dissolved salts. Water cycle: precipitation forms rivers, which carry water to oceans and lakes. Ground water: w
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BLOOMSBURG, BU, BLOOM, BLOOM UEGGS 100Matthew RickerSpring

EGGS 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Suspended Solids, Nitrogen Dioxide

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Atmosphere: the thin layer of gases around earth. Weather: atmospheric conditions within small geographic areas, over short periods of time. Climate: p
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EGGS 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Nitrogen Dioxide, Nitrogen Cycle, Phytoplankton

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Lithosphere: contains the rock and sediment beneath our feet, in the planet"s uppermost layers. Atmosphere: composed of the air surrounding our planet.
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BLOOMSBURG, BU, BLOOM, BLOOM UEGGS 100Matthew RickerSpring

EGGS 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: Precautionary Principle, Endocrine Disruptor, Bisphenol A

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Bisphenol a (bpa): in hundreds of products, can cause cancer, nerve damage and miscarriages, bpa leaches into food, air and bodies, mimics estrogen. En
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EGGS 100 Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Germination, Plantation, Secondary Forest

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Forest: any ecosystem with a high density of trees. Tropical rainforest: south and central america, africa and southeast asia. Forest types: spruce fur
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