- 10.1: Review the Key Questions and Concepts for this chapter on p. 218. D...
- 10.2: Distinguish among an old-growth forest, a secondgrowth forest, and ...
- 10.3: Describe the harm caused by building roads into previously inaccess...
- 10.4: What is deforestation and what parts of the world are experiencing ...
- 10.5: Describe four ways to manage forests more sustainably. What is cert...
- 10.6: Distinguish between rangelands and pastures. What is overgrazing an...
- 10.7: What major environmental threats affect national parks in the world...
- 10.8: How should nature reserves be designed and connected? Describe what...
- 10.9: What is ecological restoration? Describe a science-based, four-poin...
- 10.10: What are four ways in which we can all help sustain the earths terr...
Solutions for Chapter 10: Sustaining Terrestrial Biodiversity: The Ecosystem Approach
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The second eon of Precambrian time, following the Hadean and preceding the Proterozoic. It extends between 3.8 billion and 2.5 billion years before the present.
The coast’s seaward edge. The landward limit of the effect of the highest storm waves on the shore.
The formation and growth of a crystalline solid from a liquid or gas.
The washing-out of fine soil components from the horizon by downward-percolating water.
A type of movement common to mass-wasting processes that refers to the free falling of detached individual pieces of any size.
A crack in rock along which there is a distinct separation.
The composition of igneous rocks lying between felsic and mafic.
The movement of water particles in straight-line paths that are parallel to the channel. The water particles move downstream without mixing.
A loosely formed group of stars of similar origin.
Open ocean of any depth. Animals in this zone swim or float freely.
A basic unit of the geologic calendar that is a subdivision of an era. Periods may be divided into smaller units called epochs.
A wind that consistently blows from one direction more than from another.
Those pollutants emitted directly from identifiable sources.
The process by which solid particles of various sizes are separated by moving water or wind. Also, the degree of similarity in particle size in sediment or sedimentary rock.
Fog having the appearance of steam, produced by evaporation from a warm water surface into the cool air above.
Describes a mineral’s toughness or its resistance to breaking or deforming.
A well-tested and widely accepted view that explains certain observable facts.
The release of water vapor to the atmosphere by plants.
Turbidity current deposit characterized by graded bedding.
That part of the total atmospheric pressure attributable to water-vapor content.