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Solutions for Chapter 2.5: Energy and Entropy
Full solutions for BSCS Biology: A Molecular Approach | 9th Edition
A fine-grained igneous rock of mafic composition.
Two stars revolving around a common center of mass under their mutual gravitational attraction.
The exchanges of energy and moisture that occur among the atmosphere, hydrosphere, solid Earth, biosphere, and cryosphere.
A phenomenon of light by which otherwise identical objects may be differentiated.
Daily temperature range
The difference between the maximum and minimum temperatures for a day.
The cutting-off of the light of one celestial body by another passing in front of it.
The zone within Earth where rock displacement produces an earthquake.
A vent in a volcanic area from which fumes or gases escape.
The area where land and sea meet and overlap; the zone between high and low tides.
A naturally occurring, inorganic crystalline material with a unique chemical composition.
The distance at which an object would have a parallax angle of 1 second of arc (3.26 lightyears).
The transfer of energy (heat) through space by electromagnetic waves.
The spinning of a body, such as Earth, about its axis.
A local wind blowing from the sea during the afternoon in coastal areas.
Lower limit of perennial snow.
The cloud of interstellar gas and/or dust from which the bodies of our solar system formed.
Tropical rain forest
A luxuriant broadleaf evergreen forest; also, the name given the climate associated with this vegetation.
The concept that the processes that have shaped Earth in the geologic past are essentially the same as those operating today
The upper level of the saturated zone of groundwater.