Quiz 13_2008

Quiz 13_2008 - Quiz 13 1. T/F If the permafrost melts,...

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Quiz 13 1. T/F If the permafrost melts, enough carbon will be released into the atmosphere to approximately double current atmospheric CO 2 concentrations. T 2. T/F As the Arctic ice cap melts, many countries are lining up to claim rights to the extensive deposits of oil and natural gas under the Arctic sea floor. T 3. T/F Small pools of meltwater that form on the ice sheets in Greenland form vertical channels of melted water that run down to the bedrock and make it easier for large chunks of ice to slide into the ocean. T 4. T/F Melting of the polar icecaps will increase the world’s supply of fresh water. F 5. T/F The US is widely admired globally for its leadership role in the global negotiations to reduce carbon emissions. F 6. T/F It would save a lot of gas to raise the national speed limit to 75mph, because people would arrive more quickly at their destination, and so use their cars for less time. F
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This note was uploaded on 03/23/2009 for the course BSCI 106 taught by Professor Porter during the Fall '08 term at Maryland.

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Quiz 13_2008 - Quiz 13 1. T/F If the permafrost melts,...

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