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Solutions for Chapter 44: 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 44: Biology

Solutions for Chapter 44
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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

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Campbell Biology was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780321558237. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Campbell Biology, edition: 9. Chapter 44: Biology includes 30 full step-by-step solutions. Since 30 problems in chapter 44: Biology have been answered, more than 28220 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Backshore

    The inner portion of the shore, lying landward of the high-tide shoreline. It is usually dry, being affected by waves only during storms.

  • Clouds of vertical development

    A cloud that has its base in the low-height range but extends upward into the middle or high altitudes.

  • Country breeze

    A circulation pattern characterized by a light wind blowing into a city from the surrounding countryside. It is best developed on clear and otherwise calm nights when the urban heat island is most pronounced.

  • Crater

    The depression at the summit of a volcano, or that which is produced by a meteorite impact.

  • Drainage basin

    The land area that contributes water to a stream.

  • Extrusive

    Igneous activity that occurs outside the crust.

  • Fissure eruption

    An eruption in which lava is extruded from narrow fractures or cracks in the crust.

  • Hurricane

    A tropical cyclonic storm having winds in excess of 119 kilometers (74 miles) per hour.

  • Jet stream

    Swift (120–240 kilometers per hour), high-altitude winds.

  • Laccolith

    A massive igneous body intruded between preexisting strata.

  • Magnitude (earthquake)

    The total amount of energy released during an earthquake.

  • Natural leeves

    The elevated landforms that parallel some streams and act to confine their waters, except during floodstage.

  • Nuée ardente

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

  • Scoria

    Hardened lava that has retained the vesicles produced by escaping gases.

  • Semiarid

    See Steppe.

  • Soil profile

    A vertical section through a soil showing its succession of horizons and the underlying parent material.

  • Star dune

    Isolated hill of sand that exhibits a complex form and develops where wind directions are variable.

  • Terrace

    A flat, benchlike structure produced by a stream, which was left elevated as the stream cut downward.

  • Tornado

    A small, very intense cyclonic storm with exceedingly high winds, most often produced along cold fronts in conjunction with severe thunderstorms.

  • Wave of translation

    The turbulent advance of water created by breaking waves.

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