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- 54.3.3: Most prairies experience regular fires, typically every few years. ...
Solutions for Chapter 54.3: Disturbance influences species diversity and composition
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A strong attractive force that exists between atoms in a substance. It involves the transfer or sharing of electrons that allows each atom to attain a full valence shell.
Undetected matter that is thought to exist in great quantities in the universe.
Celestial bodies that orbit stars, massive enough to be spherical but have not cleared their neighboring regions of planetesimals.
The name for all the sciences that collectively seek to understand Earth. It includes geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.
The distribution of electromagnetic radiation by wavelength.
A method of locating stellar objects much like the coordinate system used on Earth’s surface.
An ice-transported boulder that was not derived from bedrock near its present site.
A submerged flat-topped seamount.
The movement of surface water into rock or soil through cracks and pore spaces.
Any portion of a meteoroid that survives its traverse through Earth’s atmosphere and strikes Earth’s surface.
The material upon which a soil develops.
The point in the orbit of a planet where it is closest to the Sun.
Phases of the Moon
The progression of changes in the Moon’s appearance during the month.
A telescope designed to make observations in radio wavelengths.
A fault in which the material above the fault plane moves up in relation to the material below.
A local wind blowing from the sea during the afternoon in coastal areas.
Small solar system bodies
Solar system objects not classified as planets or moons that include dwarf planets, asteroids, comets, and meteoroids.
See Composite cone.
The channel, valley floor, and sloping valley walls of a stream.
The boundary between the troposphere and the stratosphere.