- 56.3.1: What is a biodiversity hot spot?
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Solutions for Chapter 56.3: Landscape and regional conservation help sustain biodiversity
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Solutions for Chapter 56.3: Landscape and regional conservation help sustain biodiversityGet Full Solutions
A mixture of many discrete gases, of which nitrogen and oxygen are most abundant, in which varying quantities of tiny solid and liquid particles are suspended.
Andean-type plate margin
Plate boundaries that generate continental volcanic arcs.
Annual mean temperature
An average of the 12 monthly temperature means.
An uninterrupted band of light emitted by an incandescent solid, liquid, or gas under pressure.
The depression at the summit of a volcano, or that which is produced by a meteorite impact.
A low-pressure center characterized by a counterclockwise flow of air in the Northern Hemisphere.
A zone of scattered clouds and calm averaging about 20 kilometers in diameter at the center of a hurricane.
The time required for one-half of the atoms of a radioactive substance to decay.
Inclination of the axis
The tilt of Earth’s axis from the perpendicular to the plane of Earth’s orbit.
A chemical bond between two oppositely charged ions formed by the transfer of valence electrons from one atom to the other.
Localized convective lifting
Unequal surface heating that causes localized pockets of air (thermals) to rise because of their buoyancy.
All discovered and undiscovered deposits of a useful mineral that can be extracted now or at some time in the future.
A molecule of oxygen containing three oxygen atoms.
A crescent-shaped accumulation of sand and gravel deposited on the inside of a meander.
The process by which the portion of a wave in shallow water slows, causing the wave to bend and tend to align itself with the underwater contours.
A scale of earthquake magnitude based on the motion of a seismograph.
An instrument that records earthquake waves.
Any one of numerous minerals that have the oxygen and silicon tetrahedron as their basic structure.
A surface that represents a break in the rock record, caused by erosion or nondeposition.