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Unformatted text preview: 42. It is nonrenewable because it requires uranium as a fuel. It is a geologic resource that took millions of years to form deposits of sufficient concentration. However, it is an alternative to fossil fuels. 43. energy source hard path example soft path example water power large dam like Hoover dam micro-hydro power stations solar power power tower rooftop hot water systems 44. yes All the energy in fossil fuels is originally derived from the sun. 45. The Earths surface radiates longwave radiation outward throughout the night, causing a deficit of net radiation and a cooling of surface, reaching coldest temperature just before the sun rises, when a positive net energy quickly raises temperature....
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2009 for the course CHEM CHEM 140B taught by Professor Burkhart during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.
- Spring '08