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Solutions for Chapter 44.2: An animals nitrogenous wastes reflect its phylogeny and habitat
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The reflectivity of a substance, usually expressed as a percentage of the incident radiation reflected.
The place in the orbit of a planet where the planet is farthest from the Sun.
A theory that relates the formation of precipitation to supercooled clouds, freezing nuclei, and the different saturation levels of ice and liquid water.
An apparent group of stars originally named for mythical characters. The sky is presently divided into 88 constellations.
The steep gradient that leads to the deep-ocean floor and marks the seaward edge of the continental shelf.
Rock deformation in which the rock will return to nearly its original size and shape when the stress is removed.
The largest time unit on the geologic time scale, next in order of magnitude above era.
Lifting of air resulting when cool air acts as a barrier over which warmer, lighter air will rise.
A soil lacking horizons.
See Oceanic ridge system.
A fault in which the rock above the fault plane has moved down relative to the rock below.
The source of the Sun’s energy.
The material upon which a soil develops.
See Lithospheric plate.
The process by which solid particles of various sizes are separated by moving water or wind. Also, the degree of similarity in particle size in sediment or sedimentary rock.
An accumulation of rock debris at the base of a cliff.
Temporary (local) base level
The level of a lake, resistant rock layer, or any other base level that stands above sea level.
A crustal block bounded by faults, whose geologic history is distinct from the histories of adjoining crustal blocks.
A pyroclastic rock composed of particles that have been fused together by the combination of heat still contained in the deposit after it has come to rest and by the weight of overlying material.