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Solutions for Chapter 31: 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 31: Biology

Solutions for Chapter 31
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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

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Black hole

    A massive star that has collapsed to such a small volume that its gravity prevents the escape of all radiation.

  • Climate system

    The exchanges of energy and moisture that occur among the atmosphere, hydrosphere, solid Earth, biosphere, and cryosphere.

  • 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.

  • Continental rise

    The gently sloping surface at the base of the continental slope.

  • Daily mean

    The mean temperature for a day that is determined by averaging the 24 hourly readings or, more commonly, by averaging the maximum and minimum temperatures for a day.

  • Deep-ocean basin

    The portion of seafloor that lies between the continental margin and the oceanic ridge system. This region comprises almost 30 percent of Earth’s surface.

  • Deflation

    The lifting and removal of loose material by wind.

  • Electromagnetic radiation

    See Radiation.

  • Electromagnetic spectrum

    The distribution of electromagnetic radiation by wavelength.

  • Eruptive variable

    A star that varies in brightness.

  • Evaporation

    The process of converting a liquid to a gas.

  • Focus (earthquake)

    The zone within Earth where rock displacement produces an earthquake.

  • Kuiper belt

    A region outside the orbit of Neptune where most short-period comets are thought to originate.

  • Lateral moraine

    A ridge of till along the sides of an alpine glacier composed primarily of debris that fell to the glacier from the valley walls.

  • Lunar eclipse

    An eclipse of the Moon.

  • Magnitude (earthquake)

    The total amount of energy released during an earthquake.

  • Mass wasting

    The downslope movement of rock, regolith, and soil under the direct influence of gravity.

  • Solar flare

    A sudden and tremendous eruption in the solar chromosphere.

  • Subsoil

    A term applied to the B horizon of a soil profile.

  • Tropical depression

    By international agreement, a tropical cyclone with maximum winds that do not exceed 61 kilometers (38 miles) per hour.

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