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Solutions for Chapter 24: Biology

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

Solutions for Chapter 24: Biology

Solutions for Chapter 24
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Textbook: Campbell Biology
Edition: 9
Author: Jane B. Reece, Lisa A. Urry, Michael L. Cain, Steven A. Wasserman, Peter V. Minorsky, Robert B. Jackson
ISBN: 9780321558237

Chapter 24: Biology includes 26 full step-by-step solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Campbell Biology, edition: 9. Since 26 problems in chapter 24: Biology have been answered, more than 26519 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Campbell Biology was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321558237. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Crevasse

    A deep crack in the brittle surface of a glacier.

  • Ecliptic

    The yearly path of the Sun plotted against the background of stars.

  • El Niño

    The name given to the periodic warming of the ocean that occurs in the central and eastern Pacific. A major El Niño episode can cause extreme weather in many parts of the world.

  • Euphotic zone

    The portion of the photic zone near the surface where light is bright enough for photosynthesis to occur.

  • Eye wall

    The doughnut-shaped area of intense cumulonimbus development and very strong winds that surrounds the eye of a hurricane.

  • Focus (light)

    The point where a lens or mirror causes light rays to converge.

  • Frost wedging

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

  • Infrared

    Radiation with a wavelength from 0.7 to 200 micrometers.

  • Karst

    A topography consisting of numerous depressions called sinkholes.

  • Metallic bond

    A chemical bond present in all metals that may be characterized as an extreme type of electron sharing in which the electrons move freely from atom to atom.

  • Nuée ardente

    Incandescent volcanic debris buoyed up by hot gases that moves downslope in an avalanche fashion.

  • Ore

    Usually a useful metallic mineral that can be mined at a profit. The term is also applied to certain nonmetallic minerals such as fluorite and sulfur.

  • 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.

  • Slide

    A movement common to mass-wasting processes in which the material moving downslope remains fairly coherent and moves along a well-defined surface.

  • Snowline

    Lower limit of perennial snow.

  • Spectroscope

    An instrument for directly viewing the spectrum of a light source.

  • Steam fog

    Fog having the appearance of steam, produced by evaporation from a warm water surface into the cool air above.

  • Steppe

    One of the two types of dry climate. A marginal and more humid variant of the desert that separates it from bordering humid climates.

  • Thrust fault

    A low-angle reverse fault.

  • Vent

    The surface opening of a conduit or pipe.

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