- 25.1: Explain why the decisions and actions of the UnitedStates and China...
- 25.2: What is the key concept for this section? What is anenvironmental w...
- 25.3: Summarize the debate over whether we can effectivelymanage the eart...
- 25.4: What is the key concept for this section? List threeideas that form...
- 25.5: Explain how we can learn from direct experienceswith nature. What i...
- 25.6: What is a sense of place and why is it important?Explain why Aldo L...
- 25.7: What is the key concept for this section? What are12 guidelines for...
- 25.8: List eight ways that individuals can live more sustainablyby shrink...
- 25.9: List six major shifts that scientists say will be necessaryto bring...
- 25.10: What are this chapters three big ideas? Explain howthe United State...
Solutions for Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability
Full solutions for Living in the Environment, Loose-Leaf Version | 19th Edition
The level below which a stream cannot erode.
One of three basic cloud forms; also one of the three high cloud types. They are thin, delicate ice-crystal clouds often appearing as veil-like patches or thin, wispy fibers.
The coast’s seaward edge. The landward limit of the effect of the highest storm waves on the shore.
A term used to describe intrusive igneous masses that form parallel to the bedding of the surrounding rock.
Very small galaxies, usually elliptical and lacking spiral arms.
The name given to the periodic warming of the ocean that occurs in the central and eastern Pacific. A major El Niño episode can cause extreme weather in many parts of the world.
Spherically shaped, negatively charged zones that surround the nucleus of an atom.
Inclination of the axis
The tilt of Earth’s axis from the perpendicular to the plane of Earth’s orbit.
A common boundary where different parts of a system interact.
A line drawn on a map connecting points of equal atmospheric pressure, usually corrected to sea level.
A local wind blowing from land toward the water during the night in coastal areas.
Polar (P) air mass
A cold air mass that forms in a high-latitude source region. Polar easterlies In the global pattern of prevailing winds, winds that blow from the polar high toward the subpolar low. These winds, however, should not be thought of as persistent winds, such as the trade winds.
The procedure of calculating the absolute ages of rocks and minerals that contain radioactive isotopes.
A broad, gently sloping volcano built from fluid basaltic lavas.
Temporary (local) base level
The level of a lake, resistant rock layer, or any other base level that stands above sea level.
Describes a mineral’s toughness or its resistance to breaking or deforming.
The extensively cratered highland areas of the Moon.
A small, very intense cyclonic storm with exceedingly high winds, most often produced along cold fronts in conjunction with severe thunderstorms.
The release of water vapor to the atmosphere by plants.
The Japanese word for a seismic sea wave.