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Solutions for Chapter 40.3: Homeostatic processes for thermoregulation involve form, function, and behavior
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A subdivision of the mantle situated below the lithosphere. This zone of weak material exists below a depth of about 100 kilometers and in some regions extends as deep as 700 kilometers. The rock within this zone is easily deformed.
A sedimentary rock composed of angular fragments that were lithified.
The scientific study of climate.
A measure of the largest particle a stream can transport; a factor dependent on velocity.
That portion of the seafloor adjacent to the continents. It may include the continental shelf, continental slope, and continental rise.
Establishing the equivalence of rocks of similar age in different areas.
The vibration of Earth produced by the rapid release of energy.
A crack in rock along which there is a distinct separation.
An eruption in which lava is extruded from narrow fractures or cracks in the crust.
Flows of basaltic lava that issue from numerous cracks or fissures and commonly cover extensive areas to thicknesses of hundreds of meters.
A group of interrelated food chains.
Refers to the common or characteristic shape of a crystal, or aggregate of crystals.
The time required for one-half of the atoms of a radioactive substance to decay.
See H-R diagram.
The conversion of hydrogen through fusion to form helium.
A complex zone of ionized gases that coincides with the lower portion of the thermosphere.
Rounded lumps of hydrogenous sediment scattered on the ocean floor, consisting mainly of manganese and iron and usually containing small amounts of copper, nickel, and cobalt.
Refers to the cells or organisms such as bacteria whose genetic material is not enclosed in a nucleus.
The relative proportions of clay, silt, and sand in a soil. Texture strongly influences the soil’s ability to retain and transmit water and air.