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Solutions for Chapter 1.1: The study of life reveals common themes
Full solutions for Campbell Biology | 10th Edition
The amount of heat required to raise the temperature of one gram of water 1° C.
An igneous rock texture in which the crystals are roughly equal in size and large enough so that individual minerals can be identified with the unaided eye.
The coast’s seaward edge. The landward limit of the effect of the highest storm waves on the shore.
An uninterrupted band of light emitted by an incandescent solid, liquid, or gas under pressure.
The transfer of heat by the movement of a mass or substance. It can take place only in fluids.
A type of unconformity in which the beds above and below are parallel.
A climate in which yearly precipitation is not as great as the potential loss of water by evaporation.
Everything that surrounds and influences an organism.
Meandering channel that flows in a steep, narrow valley. They form either when an area is uplifted or when base level drops.
An atom or molecule that possesses an electrical charge.
Localized convective lifting
Unequal surface heating that causes localized pockets of air (thermals) to rise because of their buoyancy.
The liquid portion of magma, excluding the solid crystals.
An intense, rotating wind system in the lower part of a thunderstorm that precedes tornado development.
Mohorovicˆi´c; discontinuity (Moho)
The boundary separating the crust from the mantle, discernible by an increase in seismic velocity.
The source of the Sun’s energy.
The portion of a shadow from which only part of the light source is blocked by an opaque body.
The process by which plants and algae produce carbohydrates from carbon dioxide and water in the presence of chlorophyll, using light energy and releasing oxygen.
Refers to the cells or organisms such as bacteria whose genetic material is not enclosed in a nucleus.
An igneous rock texture resulting from the consolidation of individual rock fragments that are ejected during a violent eruption.
A storm produced by a cumulonimbus cloud and always accompanied by lightning and thunder. It is of relatively short duration and usually accompanied by strong wind gusts, heavy rain, and sometimes hail.