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Solutions for Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability

Full solutions for Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions | 17th Edition

ISBN: 9780538735346

Solutions for Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability

This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions, edition: 17. Since 10 problems in chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability have been answered, more than 7949 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Chapter 25: Environmental Worldviews, Ethics, and Sustainability includes 10 full step-by-step solutions. Living in the Environment: Principles, Connections, and Solutions was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780538735346.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Alluvium

    Unconsolidated sediment deposited by a stream.

  • Arid

    See Desert.

  • Barred spiral galaxy

    A galaxy having straight arms extending from its nucleus.

  • Bed load

    Sediment that is carried by a stream along the bottom of its channel.

  • Column

    A feature found in caves that is formed when a stalactite and stalagmite join.

  • Continental rift

    A linear zone along which continental lithosphere stretches and pulls apart. Its creation may mark the beginning of a new ocean basin.

  • Distributary

    A section of a stream that leaves the main flow.

  • Flow

    A type of movement common to masswasting processes in which water-saturated material moves downslope as a viscous fluid.

  • Ionic bond

    A chemical bond between two oppositely charged ions formed by the transfer of valence electrons from one atom to the other.

  • Meteor

    The luminous phenomenon observed when a meteoroid enters Earth’s atmosphere and burns up; popularly called a “shooting star.”

  • Polar high

    Anticyclones that are assumed to occupy the inner polar regions and are believed to be thermally induced, at least in part.

  • Rain

    Drops of water that fall from clouds that have a diameter of at least 0.5 millimeter (0.02 inch).

  • Reflection nebula

    A relatively dense dust cloud in interstellar space that is illuminated by starlight.

  • Seawall

    A barrier constructed to prevent waves from reaching the area behind the wall. Its purpose is to defend property from the force of breaking waves.

  • Snowline

    Lower limit of perennial snow.

  • Syncline

    A linear downfold in sedimentary strata; the opposite of anticline.

  • Ultramafic composition

    Igneous rocks composed mainly of iron and magnesium-rich minerals.

  • Vein deposit

    A mineral filling a fracture or fault in a host rock. Such deposits have a sheetlike, or tabular, form.

  • Wave of translation

    The turbulent advance of water created by breaking waves.

  • Zone of fracture

    The upper portion of a glacier consisting of brittle ice.