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Chapter 10 / Exercise 10.83
General Chemistry
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This homework is not collected, but serves as a study guide for each exam. You should keep pace with the lectures in doing these, except for The Scientific Endeavor and Map Locations, which can be done at any time. This should be done in addition to general reading of the chapters and reviewing the lecture notes. Answer the following Study Guide Essay Questions from Fund Phys Geog Chapter 1: Question: 8 (8). Describe Pattison's four traditions of Geography Spatial Tradition: The investigation of the phenomena of geography from a strictly spatial perspective Area Studies Tradition: The geographical study of an area on the Earth at either the local, regional, or global scale Human-land Tradition: The geographical study of human interactions with the environment Earth Science Tradition: The study of natural phenomena from a spatial perspective. Theoretical physical geography. Chapter 4: Questions 1-6 (1). What is a system? How do we use them in the process of understanding? (2). Describe the differences that exist between morphological, cascading, and process-response systems. (3). Why does science attempt to understand systems at the process-response level? (4). Define the three kinds of properties (elements, attributes and relationships) of systems using an ecological food chain as an example. (5). What is an equilibrium? Describe some of the different types of equilibrium that exist in nature. (6). Explain how do feedback mechanisms regulate natural systems? Chapter 5: Questions 1, 2
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Chapter 10 / Exercise 10.83
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(1). Give a brief account of the formation of the Earth since its beginnings 4.6 billion years ago, noting important stages in its formation. (2). Explain the origin, history and future of the Universe. Chapter 6: Questions 1, 2, 4-9, 12 (1). What is energy? (2). What forms does energy come in? (4). Outline the three laws of thermodynamics. (5). What is radiation? How is it created? What factors determine its quantity and quality? (6). Verbally define the Stefan-Boltzmann Law. What does it describe? (7). Verbally define the Wien's Law. What does it describe? (8). Why does the intensity of electromagnetic radiation decline as it travels away from its source? (9). How does the Sun create the energy that drives most systems on the Earth? (12). How does angle of incidence control the intensity of solar radiation received at the Earth's surface? Chapter 7: Questions 2-9 (2). How does the tilt of the Earth's axis influence the annual solar insolation received at a site located at 50 degrees South latitude? (3). Why is ozone important for life on Earth? Where is it found and how is it formed? How is human activity influencing this important atmospheric gas?
(4). How is the incoming shortwave solar radiation from the Sun modified by the atmosphere and the Earth's surface? (5). Describe the difference between the following two terms: heat and temperature.

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