Solutions for Chapter 11.3: Genetic Changes

Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780078299001 | Authors: Alton Biggs, Whitney Crispen Hagins, Chris Kapicka, Linda Lundgren

Full solutions for Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition

ISBN: 9780078299001

Biology: The Dynamics of Life | 1st Edition | ISBN: 9780078299001 | Authors: Alton Biggs, Whitney Crispen Hagins, Chris Kapicka, Linda Lundgren

Solutions for Chapter 11.3: Genetic Changes

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    A large body of air that is characterized by a sameness of temperature and humidity.

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    An average of the 12 monthly temperature means.

  • Atmosphere

    The gaseous portion of a planet; the planet’s envelope of air. One of the traditional subdivisions of Earth’s physical environment.

  • Biomass

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  • Disconformity

    A type of unconformity in which the beds above and below are parallel.

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  • Nova

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  • Plate

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  • Solar nebula

    The cloud of interstellar gas and/or dust from which the bodies of our solar system formed.

  • Stellar parallax

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  • Tornado warning

    A warning issued when a tornado has actually been sighted in an area or is indicated by radar.

  • Tropic of Cancer

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  • Turbidity current

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