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Campbell Biology 9th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

Campbell Biology | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321558237 | Authors: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson

Full solutions for Campbell Biology | 9th Edition

ISBN: 9780321558237

Campbell Biology | 9th Edition | ISBN: 9780321558237 | Authors: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson

Campbell Biology | 9th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

Since problems from 56 chapters in Campbell Biology have been answered, more than 41592 students have viewed full step-by-step answer. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Campbell Biology, edition: 9. Campbell Biology was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321558237. The full step-by-step solution to problem in Campbell Biology were answered by , our top Science solution expert on 12/28/17, 08:11PM. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters: 56.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Benthos

    The forms of marine life that live on or in the ocean bottom.

  • Cavern

    A naturally formed underground chamber or series of chambers most commonly produced by solution activity in limestone.

  • Circle of illumination

    The great circle that separates daylight from darkness.

  • Coriolis force (effect)

    The deflective force of Earth’s rotation on all free-moving objects, including the atmosphere and oceans. Deflection is to the right in the Northern Hemisphere and to the left in the Southern Hemisphere.

  • Diffused light

    Solar energy scattered and reflected in the atmosphere that reaches Earth’s surface in the form of diffuse blue light from the sky.

  • Dune

    A hill or ridge of wind-deposited sand.

  • Frost wedging

    The mechanical breakup of rock caused by the expansion of freezing water in cracks and crevices.

  • Gondwanaland

    The southern portion of Pangaea consisting of South America, Africa, Australia, India, and Antarctica.

  • Granitic composition

    A compositional group of igneous rocks that indicates a rock is composed almost entirely of light-colored silicates.

  • Guyot

    A submerged flat-topped seamount.

  • Kame

    A steep-sided hill composed of sand and gravel originating when sediment is collected in openings in stagnant glacial ice.

  • Orbit

    The path of a body in revolution around a center of mass.

  • Overrunning

    Warm air gliding up a retreating cold air mass.

  • Placer

    Deposit formed when heavy minerals are mechanically concentrated by currents, most commonly streams and waves. Placers are sources of gold, tin, platinum, diamonds, and other valuable minerals.

  • Plane of the ecliptic

    The imaginary plane that connects Earth’s orbit with the celestial sphere.

  • Radiation pressure

    The force exerted by electromagnetic radiation from an object such as the Sun.

  • Reflection

    The process whereby light bounces back from an object at the same angle at which it encounters a surface and with the same intensity.

  • Soil horizon

    A layer of soil that has identifiable characteristics produced by chemical weathering and other soil-forming processes.

  • Tropical storm

    By international agreement, a tropical cyclone with maximum winds between 61 and 119 kilometers (38 and 74 miles) per hour.

  • Wave period

    The time interval between the passage of successive crests at a stationary point.