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Solutions for Chapter 18: Air Pollution

Full solutions for Living in the Environment: Concepts, Connections, and Solutions | 16th Edition

ISBN: 9780495556718

Solutions for Chapter 18: Air Pollution

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Arkose

    A feldspar-rich sandstone.

  • Bathymetry

    The measurement of ocean depths and the charting of the shape or topography of the ocean floor.

  • Brittle deformation

    Deformation that involves the fracturing of rock. Associated with rocks near the surface.

  • Col

    A pass between mountain valleys where the headwalls of two cirques intersect.

  • Continental volcanic arc

    Mountains formed in part by igneous activity associated with the subduction of oceanic lithosphere beneath a continent.

  • Drainage basin

    The land area that contributes water to a stream.

  • Fine-grained texture

    A texture of igneous rocks in which the crystals are too small for individual minerals to be distinguished with the unaided eye.

  • Geosphere

    The solid Earth, the largest of Earth’s four major spheres.

  • Hurricane

    A tropical cyclonic storm having winds in excess of 119 kilometers (74 miles) per hour.

  • Ice cap climate

    A climate that has no monthly means above freezing and supports no vegetative cover except in a few scattered high mountain areas. This climate, with its perpetual ice and snow, is confined largely to the ice sheets of Greenland and Antarctica.

  • Infiltration

    The movement of surface water into rock or soil through cracks and pore spaces.

  • Isostatic adjustment

    Compensation of the lithosphere when weight is added or removed. When weight is added, the lithosphere will respond by subsiding, and when weight is removed, there will be uplift.

  • Low-velocity zone

    See Asthenosphere.

  • Monocline

    A one-limbed flexure in strata. The strata are unusually flat-lying or very gently dipping on both sides of the monocline.

  • Plucking (quarrying)

    The process by which pieces of bedrock are lifted out of place by a glacier.

  • Sill

    A tabular igneous body that was intruded parallel to the layering of preexisting rock.

  • Sleet

    Frozen or semifrozen rain formed when raindrops freeze as they pass through a layer of cold air.

  • Solstice

    The time when the vertical rays of the

  • Submergent coast

    A coast with a form that is largely the result of the partial drowning of a former land surface either because of a rise of sea level or subsidence of the crust or both.

  • Variable stars

    Red giants that overshoot equilibrium, then alternately expand and contract.

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