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Solutions for Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability

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

ISBN: 9781337094153

Solutions for Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability

Living in the Environment, Loose-Leaf Version was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9781337094153. Since 10 problems in chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability have been answered, more than 2046 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability includes 10 full step-by-step solutions. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Living in the Environment, Loose-Leaf Version, edition: 19. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Base level

    The level below which a stream cannot erode.

  • Cirrus

    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.

  • Coastline

    The coast’s seaward edge. The landward limit of the effect of the highest storm waves on the shore.

  • Concordant

    A term used to describe intrusive igneous masses that form parallel to the bedding of the surrounding rock.

  • Dwarf galaxy

    Very small galaxies, usually elliptical and lacking spiral arms.

  • El Niño

    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.

  • Energy levels

    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.

  • Interface

    A common boundary where different parts of a system interact.

  • Isobar

    A line drawn on a map connecting points of equal atmospheric pressure, usually corrected to sea level.

  • Land breeze

    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.

  • Radiometric dating

    The procedure of calculating the absolute ages of rocks and minerals that contain radioactive isotopes.

  • Shield volcano

    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.

  • Tenacity

    Describes a mineral’s toughness or its resistance to breaking or deforming.

  • Terrae

    The extensively cratered highland areas of the Moon.

  • Tornado

    A small, very intense cyclonic storm with exceedingly high winds, most often produced along cold fronts in conjunction with severe thunderstorms.

  • Transpiration

    The release of water vapor to the atmosphere by plants.

  • Tsunami

    The Japanese word for a seismic sea wave.

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