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Unformatted text preview: 5. What are two properties of man made substances that make them dangerous and likely to undergo biological magnification? 6. Carbon cycle: You should understand how the processes of photosynthesis, respiration, and burning (fossil fuels and wood) are involved in the transfer of carbon in a terrestrial ecosystem. 7. Nitrogen cycle: You should understand how the atmospheric nitrogen is converted to nitrate and ammonia (nitrogen fixation), uptake by plants, denitrification (by denitrifying bacteria), and burning of fossil fuels are involved in the transfer of nitrogen in an ecosystem. 8. How is the phosphorus cycle different from the carbon or nitrogen cycle? 9. What are the main sources of the nitrogen oxides and sulfur dioxide that form acid deposition? 10. You should read about global warming pp. 572-577 and be familiar with all of the text material. We also cover this topic in lecture....
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This test prep was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course BIOL 1006 taught by Professor Lipscomb during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.
- Spring '07