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Solutions for Chapter 55.2: Energy and other limiting factors control primary production in ecosystems
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Tiny solid and liquid particles suspended in the atmosphere.
The total mass of a defined organism or group of organisms in a particular area or ecosystem.
A cone-shaped deposit at the base of the continental slope. The sediment is transported to the fan by turbidity currents that follow submarine canyons.
Dark, thin streaks that appear across the bright solar disk.
A nearly spherically shaped group of densely packed stars.
A layer of water in which there is a high rate of change in salinity in the vertical dimension.
A pyramid-like peak formed by glacial action in three or more cirques surrounding a mountain summit.
An episode of strong trade winds and unusually low sea-surface temperatures in the central and eastern Pacific. The opposite of El Niño.
A series of 10 minerals used as a standard in determining hardness.
The scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena.
An imaginary volume of air enclosed in a thin elastic cover. Typically it is considered to be a few hundred cubic meters in volume and is assumed to act independently of the surrounding air.
A developing planetary body that grows by the accumulation of planetesimals.
The spontaneous decay of certain unstable atomic nuclei.
A mechanical weathering process characterized by the splitting-off of slablike sheets of rock.
An area where snow persists yearround.
The area where an air mass acquires its characteristic properties of temperature and moisture.
Sediments deposited by glacial meltwater.
Describes a mineral’s toughness or its resistance to breaking or deforming.
A layer of water in which there is a rapid change in temperature in the vertical dimension.
By international agreement, a tropical cyclone with maximum winds between 61 and 119 kilometers (38 and 74 miles) per hour.
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