GRG 304E Exam 1
GRG 304E Exam 1 GRG 304E
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Date Created: 09/27/15
Test 1 10313 Thurs during lecture time 45 questions 39 Multiple choice rel easy 6 short answer ques ons bullet points where appropriate pencH write your name on the pamphlet seriously just fucking do it no calculator do not need to know speci c percentages wont ask names of enviro history don t need to know when institutions were established if a law has been put into place as a result of an enviro disaster know this know the laws and what they regulate no examples ie you wont need to know the names of the natl parks know how to read graphics don t need to know speci c numbers for risk but know the process for determining risk toxicology de nitions know when a chemical is more toxic LD50 than others know how body mass affects toxicity and LD50 etc energy ows de nitions law of thermo ow from trophic level to trophic level stages have different names starts with photosynth non organic components are converted to organic components know the 3 diff kind of photosynth cycles nitro coZ hydro sulfur phosphorous know the size of the sinks in relation to each other biggest smallest etc interaction of species symbiosis inter vs intra speci c competition predation shallow bedrock in texas causes ash oods know the sustainabilityphilosophical stuff different views are centered around diff perspctives no questions from the lab lectures we have an ecosystem depending on the latitude it is exposed to x amount of solar radiation it reaches the ground and together with a plant photosynthesis occurs Plant takes coZ out of atmos and converts it to sugar This plant is referred to as a primary producer depending on how many plants are standing and how long they are photosynthesizing and sugar is measured in kilojoules depending on that you can measure that and it is referred to as net primary production In rain forest it is high compared to boreal forest because rain forest plants are able to photosynthesize 365 days a year The leaf photosynthesizes generally The leaf gets exposed to radiation emitted by the sun on the electromag spectrum Wavelength is in lambdas measured in nanometers lf electromag rad hits an object 3 things can happen transmission re ection absorption If it is absorbed you can measure it from a satellite as a simple ratio of red and nearinfrared or infrared Use this ratio to see which ecosystem conducts more photosynth than the other concluding which has a higher NPP photosynth rate on a texas golf course is going to be higher bc someone is dumping water and fertilizer on it As compared to a front yard of equal area with trees which has more biomass but is still less photosynthetic This is bc someone is messing with the course arti cially The amt of photosynthesis is a factor of NPP Know roughly that a tundras npp is going to be lower than that of a rainforest and know why Know why NPP is different in regards to n hemisphere and s hemi Signi cantly less land mass in the s hemi Bioaccumulation the piling up of a toxicant in an org s body Concentration magni es as trophic levels go up Highest impact on top predators
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