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Do I need to buy WORLD REGIONS IN GLOBAL CONTEXT | 3rd Edition to pass the class?

ISBN: 9781323430187

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Chemical compound

    A substance formed by the chemical combination of two or more elements in definite proportions and usually having properties different from those of its constituent elements.

  • Cloud

    A form of condensation best described as a dense concentration of suspended water droplets or tiny ice crystals.

  • Dip-slip fault

    A fault in which the movement is parallel to the dip of the fault.

  • Eclipse

    The cutting-off of the light of one celestial body by another passing in front of it.

  • Elastic deformation

    Rock deformation in which the rock will return to nearly its original size and shape when the stress is removed.

  • Electromagnetic radiation

    See Radiation.

  • Hydrosphere

    The water portion of our planet; one of the traditional subdivisions of Earth’s physical environment.

  • Lapse rate (normal)

    The average drop in temperature (6.5° C per kilometer; 3.5° F per 1,000 feet) with increased altitude in the troposphere.

  • Mineral

    A naturally occurring, inorganic crystalline material with a unique chemical composition.

  • Parent material

    The material upon which a soil develops.

  • Proton–proton chain

    A chain of thermonuclear reactions by which nuclei of hydrogen are built up into nuclei of helium.

  • Radiocarbon (carbon-14)

    The radioactive isotope of carbon, which is produced continuously in the atmosphere and is used in dating events from the very recent geologic past (the last few tens of thousands of years).

  • Reserve

    Already identified deposits from which minerals can be extracted profitably.

  • Richter scale

    A scale of earthquake magnitude based on the motion of a seismograph.

  • Spit

    An elongated ridge of sand that projects from the land into the mouth of an adjacent bay.

  • Spring equinox

    The equinox that occurs on March 21–22 in the Northern Hemisphere and on September 21–23 in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Stratosphere

    The layer of the atmosphere immediately above the troposphere, characterized by increasing temperatures with height, owing to the concentration of ozone.

  • Subtropical high

    Not a continuous belt of high pressure but rather several semipermanent, anticyclonic centers characterized by subsidence and divergence located roughly between latitudes 25 and 35 degrees.

  • Vent

    The surface opening of a conduit or pipe.

  • Winter solstice

    The solstice that occurs on December 21–22 in the Northern Hemisphere and on June 21–22 in the Southern Hemisphere.