- 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 Mineral Resources
- 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 Disruption and Ozone Depletion
- Chapter 2: Science, Matter, Energy, and Systems
- Chapter 20: Water Pollution
- Chapter 21: Solid and Hazardous Waste
- Chapter 22: Cities and Sustainability
- Chapter 23: Economics, Environment, and Sustainability
- Chapter 24: Politics, Environment, and Sustainability
- Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, 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 Contro
- Chapter 6: The Human Population and Its Impact
- Chapter 7: Climate and Biodiversity
- Chapter 8: Aquatic Biodiversity
- Chapter 9: Sustaining Biodiversity: The Species Approach
Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions 17th Edition - Solutions by Chapter
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Altitude (of the Sun)
The angle of the Sun above the horizon.
Arctic (A) air mass
A bitterly cold air mass that forms over the frozen Arctic Ocean.
A wind blowing down the lee-ward side of a mountain and warming by compression.
Circle of illumination
The great circle that separates daylight from darkness.
Establishing the equivalence of rocks of similar age in different areas.
The portion of seafloor that lies between the continental margin and the oceanic ridge system. This region comprises almost 30 percent of Earth’s surface.
Mass per unit volume of a substance, usually expressed as grams per cubic centimeter
The name for all the sciences that collectively seek to understand Earth. It includes geology, oceanography, meteorology, and astronomy.
A type of movement common to mass-wasting processes that refers to the free falling of detached individual pieces of any size.
A cliff created by movement along a fault. It represents the exposed surface of the fault prior to modification by weathering and erosion.
The movement of surface water into rock or soil through cracks and pore spaces.
Law of conservation of angular momentum
The product of the velocity of an object around a center of rotation (axis), and the distance squared of the object from the axis is constant.
A center of low pressure characterized by cyclonic winds.
The overtaking of one front by another.
The path of a body in revolution around a center of mass.
Warm air gliding up a retreating cold air mass.
Conspicuously large crystals embedded in a matrix of finer-grained crystals.
A local wind blowing from the sea during the afternoon in coastal areas.
The abnormal rise of the sea along a shore as a result of strong winds.
A seaward extension of a valley that was cut on the continental shelf during a time when sea level was lower, or a canyon carved into the outer continental shelf, slope, and rise by turbidity currents.