- Chapter 1: Environmental Problems, Their Causes, and Sustainability
- Chapter 10: Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach
- Chapter 11: Sustaining Aquatic Biodiversity
- Chapter 12: Food, Soil, and Pest Management
- Chapter 13: Water Resources
- Chapter 14: Geology and Nonrenewable Minerals
- Chapter 15: Nonrenewable Energy
- Chapter 16: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy
- Chapter 17: Environmental Hazards and Human Health
- Chapter 18: Air Pollution
- Chapter 19: Climate Change and Ozone Depletion
- Chapter 2: Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems
- Chapter 20: Water Pollution
- Chapter 21: Solid and Hazardous Waste
- Chapter 22: Sustainable Cities
- Chapter 23: Economics, Environment, and Sustainability
- Chapter 24: Politics, Environment, and Sustainability
- Chapter 3: Ecosystems: What Are They and How Do They Work?
- Chapter 4: Biodiversity and Evolution
- Chapter 5: Biodiversity, Species Interactions, and Population Control
- Chapter 6: The Human Population and Its Impact
- Chapter 7: Climate and Terrestrial Biodiversity
- Chapter 8: Aquatic Biodiversity
- Chapter 9: Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach
Living in the Environment: Concepts, Connections, and Solutions 16th Edition - Solutions by Chapter
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A low, elongate ridge of sand that parallels the coast.
Tiny bits of particulate matter that serve as surfaces on which water vapor condenses.
An apparent group of stars originally named for mythical characters. The sky is presently divided into 88 constellations.
The mean temperature for a day that is determined by averaging the 24 hourly readings or, more commonly, by averaging the maximum and minimum temperatures for a day.
A galaxy that is round or elliptical in outline. It contains little gas and dust, no disk or spiral arms, and few hot, bright stars.
Spherically shaped, negatively charged zones that surround the nucleus of an atom.
Everything that surrounds and influences an organism.
A compositional group of igneous rocks that indicates a rock is composed almost entirely of light-colored silicates.
Lapse rate (normal)
The average drop in temperature (6.5° C per kilometer; 3.5° F per 1,000 feet) with increased altitude in the troposphere.
The layer of the atmosphere immediately above the stratosphere and characterized by decreasing temperatures with height.
A more precise measure of earthquake magnitude than the Richter scale that is derived from the amount of displacement that occurs along a fault zone.
A chain of thermonuclear reactions by which nuclei of hydrogen are built up into nuclei of helium.
Fog resulting from radiation heat loss by Earth.
Semidiurnal tidal pattern
A tidal pattern exhibiting two high tides and two low tides per tidal day with small inequalities between successive highs and successive lows; a semi-daily tide.
A structure composed of four oxygen atoms surrounding a silicon atom that constitutes the basic building block of silicate minerals.
The study of spectra.
The channel, valley floor, and sloping valley walls of a stream.
The alternating horizontal movement of water associated with the rise and fall of the tide.
Periodic change in the elevation of the ocean surface.
A common term for a desert stream course that is typically dry except for brief periods immediately following a rain.