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Solutions for Chapter 13: GEODATABASES

Mastering ArcGIS (WCB Geography) | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9780078095146 | Authors: Maribeth H. Price

Full solutions for Mastering ArcGIS (WCB Geography) | 7th Edition

ISBN: 9780078095146

Mastering ArcGIS (WCB Geography) | 7th Edition | ISBN: 9780078095146 | Authors: Maribeth H. Price

Solutions for Chapter 13: GEODATABASES

This expansive textbook survival guide covers the following chapters and their solutions. Since 8 problems in chapter 13: GEODATABASES have been answered, more than 6891 students have viewed full step-by-step solutions from this chapter. Chapter 13: GEODATABASES includes 8 full step-by-step solutions. Mastering ArcGIS (WCB Geography) was written by and is associated to the ISBN: 9780078095146. This textbook survival guide was created for the textbook: Mastering ArcGIS (WCB Geography), edition: 7.

Key Science Terms and definitions covered in this textbook
  • Celestial sphere

    An imaginary hollow sphere upon which the ancients believed the stars were hung and carried around Earth.

  • Climatology

    The scientific study of climate.

  • Concordant

    A term used to describe intrusive igneous masses that form parallel to the bedding of the surrounding rock.

  • Curie point

    The temperature above which a material loses its magnetization.

  • Elliptical galaxy

    A galaxy that is round or elliptical in outline. It contains little gas and dust, no disk or spiral arms, and few hot, bright stars.

  • Fiord

    A steep-sided inlet of the sea formed when a glacial trough was partially submerged.

  • Frontal wedging

    Lifting of air resulting when cool air acts as a barrier over which warmer, lighter air will rise.

  • Oceanography

    The scientific study of the oceans and oceanic phenomena.

  • Parsec

    The distance at which an object would have a parallax angle of 1 second of arc (3.26 lightyears).

  • Pegmatite

    A very coarse-grained igneous rock (typically granite) commonly found as a dike associated with a large mass of plutonic rock that has smaller crystals. Crystallization in a waterrich environment is believed to be responsible for the very large crystals.

  • Planetary nebula

    A shell of incandescent gas expanding from a star.

  • Radiation pressure

    The force exerted by electromagnetic radiation from an object such as the Sun.

  • Resolving power

    The ability of a telescope to separate objects that would otherwise appear as one.

  • Stratosphere

    The layer of the atmosphere immediately above the troposphere, characterized by increasing temperatures with height, owing to the concentration of ozone.

  • Supercontinent

    A large landmass that contains all, or nearly all, of the existing continents.

  • Tidal current

    The alternating horizontal movement of water associated with the rise and fall of the tide.

  • Transform fault

    A major strike-slip fault that cuts through the lithosphere and accommodates motion between two plates.

  • Tsunami

    The Japanese word for a seismic sea wave.

  • Vapor pressure

    That part of the total atmospheric pressure attributable to water-vapor content.

  • Wash

    A common term for a desert stream course that is typically dry except for brief periods immediately following a rain.

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