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Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions | 17th Edition - Solutions by Chapter

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Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Aftershocks

    Smaller earthquakes that follow the main earthquake.

  • Arid climate

    See Dry climate.

  • Color

    A phenomenon of light by which otherwise identical objects may be differentiated.

  • Food web

    A group of interrelated food chains.

  • Heat

    The kinetic energy of random molecular motion.

  • High cloud

    A cloud that normally has its base above 6,000 meters; the base may be lower in winter and at high-latitude locations.

  • Ice sheet

    A very large, thick mass of glacial ice flowing outward in all directions from one or more accumulation centers.

  • Index fossil

    A fossil that is associated with a particular span of geologic time.

  • Intensity (earthquake)

    A measure of the degree of earthquake shaking at a given locale based on the amount of damage.

  • Kettle holes

    Depressions created when blocks of ice became lodged in glacial deposits and subsequently melted.

  • Köppen classification

    A system for classifying climates devised by Wladimir Köppen that is based on mean monthly and annual values of temperature and precipitation.

  • Offshore zone

    The relatively flat submerged zone that extends from the breaker line to the edge of the continental shelf.

  • Ore

    Usually a useful metallic mineral that can be mined at a profit. The term is also applied to certain nonmetallic minerals such as fluorite and sulfur.

  • Pahoehoe flow

    A lava flow with a smooth-toropey surface.

  • Positive feedback mechanism

    A feedback mechanism that enhances or drives change.

  • Regional metamorphism

    Metamorphism associated with large-scale mountain-building processes.

  • Slip face

    The steep, leeward slope of a sand dune; it maintains an angle of about 34 degrees.

  • Solstice

    The time when the vertical rays of the

  • Submarine canyon

    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.

  • Wave-cut platform

    A bench or shelf in the bedrock at sea level, cut by wave erosion.

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