- 9.1: What economic and ecological services do honeybeesprovide? How are ...
- 9.2: What is the key concept for this section? Define anddistinguish bet...
- 9.3: What is the key concept for this section? What arefour reasons for ...
- 9.4: What is the key concept for this section? What isHIPPCO? What is th...
- 9.5: Give two examples of the benefits that have beengained by the intro...
- 9.6: Summarize the roles of population growth, overconsumption,pollution...
- 9.7: List the major threats to the worlds bird populationsand give two r...
- 9.8: What is the key concept for this section? Name two internationaltre...
- 9.9: Summarize the roles and limitations of wildlife refuges,seed banks,...
- 9.10: What are this chapters three big ideas? Explain howpreventing the e...
Solutions for Chapter 9: Sustaining Biodiversity: Saving Species and Ecosystem Services
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During the crystallization of magma, the earlier-formed minerals are denser than the liquid portion and settle to the bottom of the magma chamber.
The temperature to which air has to be cooled in order to reach saturation.
Small earthquakes that often precede a major earthquake.
A mass of glacial ice covering a high upland or plateau and spreading out radially.
The movement of surface water into rock or soil through cracks and pore spaces.
An episode of strong trade winds and unusually low sea-surface temperatures in the central and eastern Pacific. The opposite of El Niño.
A span on the geologic time scale between the eons of the Precambrian and Mesozoic era from about 540 million to 248 million years ago.
The material upon which a soil develops.
Conspicuously large crystals embedded in a matrix of finer-grained crystals.
Plane of the ecliptic
The imaginary plane that connects Earth’s orbit with the celestial sphere.
Refers to the cells or organisms such as bacteria whose genetic material is not enclosed in a nucleus.
Transportation of sediment through a series of leaps or bounces.
Rock formed from the weathered products of preexisting rocks that have been transported, deposited, and lithified.
The speed at which a particle falls through a still fluid. The size, shape, and specific gravity of particles influence settling velocity.
The steep, leeward slope of a sand dune; it maintains an angle of about 34 degrees.
The columnlike form that grows upward from the floor of a cavern.
One of the three main categories of meteorites. This group, as the name implies, is a mixture of iron and silicate minerals.
The release of water vapor to the atmosphere by plants.
A mineral filling a fracture or fault in a host rock. Such deposits have a sheetlike, or tabular, form.
A streamlined pyroclastic fragment ejected from a volcano while molten.