- Chapter 1: The Environment and Sustainability
- Chapter 10: Sustaining Biodiversity: Saving Ecosystems and Ecosystem Services
- Chapter 11: Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services
- Chapter 12: Food Production and the Environment
- Chapter 13: Water Resources
- Chapter 14: Geology and Mineral Resources
- Chapter 15: Nonrenewable Energy
- Chapter 16: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
- Chapter 17: Environmental Hazards and Human Health
- Chapter 18: Air Pollution and Ozone Depletion
- Chapter 19: Climate Change
- Chapter 2: Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems
- Chapter 20: Water Pollution
- Chapter 21: Solid and Hazardous Waste
- Chapter 22: Urbanization and Sustainability
- Chapter 23: Economics, Environment, and Sustainability
- Chapter 24: Politics, Environment, and Sustainability
- Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability
- Chapter 3: Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?
- Chapter 4: Biodiversity and Evolution
- Chapter 5: Species Interactions, Ecological Succession, and Population Control
- Chapter 6: The Human Population
- Chapter 7: Climate and Biodiversity
- Chapter 8: Aquatic Biodiversity
- Chapter 9: Sustaining Biodiversity: Saving Species and Ecosystem Services
Living in the Environment, Loose-Leaf Version 19th Edition - Solutions by Chapter
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The grinding and scraping of a rock surface by the friction and impact of rock particles carried by water, wind, or ice.
The force exerted by the weight of a column of air above a given point.
A large depression typically caused by collapse or ejection of the summit area of a volcano.
Extremely dense solar material caused by electrons being displaced inward toward an atom’s nucleus.
The apparent change in wavelength of radiation caused by the relative motions of the source and the observer.
Groups of gravitationally bound galaxies that sometimes contain thousands of galaxies.
The concept of an Earth-centered universe.
A fossil that is associated with a particular span of geologic time.
A galaxy that lacks symmetry.
The process, generally cementation and/or compaction, of converting sediments to solid rock.
The apparent shift of an object when viewed from two different locations.
Perched water table
A localized zone of saturation above the main water table created by an impermeable layer (aquiclude).
The gravitational disturbance of the orbit of one celestial body by another.
A telescope that employs a lens to bend and concentrate the light from distant objects.
Seaward of the coast, this zone extends from the highest level of wave action during storms to the lowest tide level.
The rate at which solar radiation is received outside Earth’s atmosphere on a surface perpendicular to the Sun’s rays when Earth is at an average distance from the Sun.
A flow of groundwater that emerges naturally at the ground surface.
Low pressure located at about the latitudes of the Arctic and Antarctic circles. In the Northern Hemisphere the low takes the form of individual oceanic cells; in the Southern Hemisphere there is a deep and continuous trough of low pressure.
A common term for a desert stream course that is typically dry except for brief periods immediately following a rain.
The horizontal distance separating successive crests or troughs.