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Solutions for Chapter 13: Water Resources

Full solutions for Living in the Environment, Loose-Leaf Version | 19th Edition

ISBN: 9781337094153

Solutions for Chapter 13: Water Resources

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Living in the Environment, Loose-Leaf Version was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781337094153. Chapter 13: Water Resources includes 10 full step-by-step solutions. Since 10 problems in chapter 13: Water Resources have been answered, more than 1941 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Living in the Environment, Loose-Leaf Version, edition: 19.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Absolute stability

    Air with a lapse rate less than the wet adiabatic rate.

  • Cirque

    An amphitheater-shaped basin at the head of a glaciated valley produced by frost wedging and plucking.

  • Cleavage

    The tendency of a mineral to break along planes of weak bonding.

  • Crystallization

    The formation and growth of a crystalline solid from a liquid or gas.

  • Declination (stellar)

    The angular distance north or south of the celestial equator denoting the position of a celestial body.

  • Deformation

    General term for the processes of folding, faulting, shearing, compression, or extension of rocks as the result of various natural forces.

  • Fall

    A type of movement common to mass-wasting processes that refers to the free falling of detached individual pieces of any size.

  • Foreshore

    That portion of the shore lying between the normal high and low water marks; the intertidal zone.

  • Globule

    A dense, dark nebula thought to be the birthplace of stars.

  • Heat

    The kinetic energy of random molecular motion.

  • Immature soil

    A soil lacking horizons.

  • Magnitude (stellar)

    A number given to a celestial object to express its relative brightness.

  • Middle cloud

    A cloud occupying the height range from 2,000 to 6,000 meters.

  • Semiarid

    See Steppe.

  • Shoreline

    The line that marks the contact between land and sea. It migrates up and down as the tide rises and falls.

  • Solar winds

    Subatomic particles ejected at high speed from the solar corona.

  • Solifluction

    Slow, downslope flow of water-saturated materials common to permafrost areas.

  • Spring

    A flow of groundwater that emerges naturally at the ground surface.

  • White frost

    Ice crystals instead of dew that form on surfaces when the dew point is below freezing.

  • Zone of wastage

    The part of a glacier beyond the zone of accumulation where all of the snow from the previous winter melts, as does some of the glacial ice.

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