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School: Grand Valley State University
Department: Biology
Course: Environmental Science
Professor: Hasenbank
Term: Summer 2015
Cost: 50
Name: BIO 105 Final Exam Study Guide
Description: This goes over what will be on the BIO105 final.
Uploaded: 04/12/2017
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∙ Why are fisheries so important?

∙ Fishing pressures (overexploitation) have eliminated what percentage of top trophic­level predators in the oceans?

∙ What two ways do we acquire fish?

BIO 105 – 03: Intro to Environmental Science Study Guide for Final Exam Terms & Concepts to know: Working with Data ∙     Review your data worksheet assignments 1 & 2; answer keys on BB Tragedy of the Commons ∙     Worksheet assignment & class discussion on 4/4 MariIf you want to learn more check out schempp test
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ne Ecosystems: Fisheries & Aquaculture (Chapter 31 PDF & PPT on BB)∙ What two ways do we acquire fish? ∙ Fishing pressures (overexploitation) have eliminated what percentage of top trophic­level predators in the oceans? ∙ Why are fisheries so important?  Poor nations vs. wealthy nations ∙ Note: Developing countries are dependent on fish as both a source of protein and revenue. More than 200 million  people around the world earn their living in the fishing industry. ∙ Note: Fish make up the single biggest developing­country export and more than half of all fish sold in the global  market comes from developing countries. ∙ What is a collapsed fishery?  Maximum sustainable yield? ∙ About 28.8% of the global fish stock is considered overfished. List several reasons why fisheries have  experienced such pressure.  ∙ What is by­catch?   ∙ What is “fishing down the food chain” and some consequences. ∙ What is an aquaculture? ∙ What are the pros & cons of aquaculture? ∙ Examples of sustainable aquaculture (video wksht) ∙ (Do NOT need to know about RAS – recirculating aquaculture system) Climate Change (Chapter 21 & PPT, worksheets/assignments) ∙ IPCC – what is this? ∙ Weather vs. climate ∙ Natural vs. enhanced greenhouse effect ∙ Be able to list the 4 main greenhouse gases & which one is of most concern & why ∙ Albedo – what it is, high vs. low, example surfaces ∙ Main cause of current climate change ∙ Define “anthropogenic” ∙ Be able to list a few sources (evidence) scientists use to determine past climate ∙ Be able to describe several signs/impacts of climate change (what are several pieces of evidence that convince  scientists climate change is occurring?) ∙ Mitigation vs. Adaptation, define & examples of each (in­class activity & textbook) ∙ Infographic 21.1 (pg. 406 in textbook) ∙ Definitions & examples of positive vs. negative feedback loops  with regards to climate change Sustainability (Chapter 25 & PPT) ∙ Triple bottom line – Venn diagram ∙ Urbanization – definition, pros vs. cons   ∙ What fraction of the world’s population lives in urban areas? ∙ What percentage of Americans live in urban areas?  ∙ Urban heat island effect (video clip in PPT) ∙ Smart growth – definition, examples of principles put into practice ­  Infographic 25.6 (pg. 505 of textbook)∙ Ecological footprint – what is it, what does it measure  ∙ Ecological overshoot – what is this (video link in PPT) *Assignments game for exam questions: Fisheries/Aquaculture video wksht, Story of Stuff video wksht,  mitigation/adaptation in­class activity.

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