- 29.3.1: List the key derived traits found in monilophytes and seed plants, ...
- 29.3.2: How do the main similarities and differences between seedless vascu...
- 29.3.3: In Figure 29.11, if fertilization occurred between gametes from one...
Solutions for Chapter 29.3: Ferns and other seedless vascular plants were the first plants to grow tall
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Active continental margin
Usually narrow and consisting of highly deformed sediments. They occur where oceanic lithosphere is being subducted beneath the margin of a continent.
Airborne particles and gases that occur in concentrations that endanger the health and well-being of organisms or disrupt the orderly functioning of the environment.
The gaseous portion of a planet; the planet’s envelope of air. One of the traditional subdivisions of Earth’s physical environment.
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.
Clouds of vertical development
A cloud that has its base in the low-height range but extends upward into the middle or high altitudes.
A phenomenon of light by which otherwise identical objects may be differentiated.
That portion of the seafloor adjacent to the continents. It may include the continental shelf, continental slope, and continental rise.
A hill or ridge of wind-deposited sand.
Earth system science
An interdisciplinary study that seeks to examine Earth as a system composed of numerous interacting parts or subsystems.
The solid Earth, the largest of Earth’s four major spheres.
A short wall built at a right angle to the shore to trap moving sand.
Hot spot track
Chain of volcanic structures produced as a lithospheric plate moves over a mantle plume.
A star that explosively increases in brightness.
The tabular arrangement of the elements according to atomic number.
Metamorphism associated with large-scale mountain-building processes.
The minerals that make up most of the rocks of Earth’s crust.
Unconsolidated particles created by the weathering and erosion of rock, by chemical precipitation from solution in water, or from the secretions of organisms and transported by water, wind, or glaciers.
A flattened, rotating galaxy with pinwheel-like arms of interstellar material and young stars winding out from its nucleus.
One of the three main categories of meteorites. Such meteorites are composed largely of silicate minerals with inclusions of other minerals.
Ice crystals instead of dew that form on surfaces when the dew point is below freezing.