Geology 103 Notes & Study Material

Geology 103 Notes & Study Material - D: maximize...

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1: Which type of resource management has developed the most recently? B: restoration 2: Which of the following is an intrinsic value for environmental resources? D: ethical 3: Matter resources are depleted by being __________, while energy resources are depleted by being ___________. A: dispersed;transformed 4: The "down side" of the bubble pattern of depletion is characterized by D: the search for new resources. 5: Which of the following is true about the net yield of nonrenewable resources? A: The past pursuit of net yield has incurred great 6: Which of the following is true about maximum sustainable yield (MSY) of renewable resources? B: Estimating the MSY of any species is fraught with 7: What has been the main goal of net yield of nonrenewable resources and maximum sustainable yield of renewable resources?
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Unformatted text preview: D: maximize resource use 8: Which of the following is true about efficiency improvements to conserve natural resources? D: U.S. inefficiency is due to its historically abundant resources. 9: Which of the following is most likely true about the economies of recycling? C: Closing the loop on recycling will not occur until it is economically feasible. 10: The price of gasoline is $2.50/gallon. Your car gets 20 miles/gallon. You drive about 20,000 miles/year. If you trade in your car for one that gets 30 miles/gallon, how much would you save/year? C: About $834/year 11: If recycling aluminum cans paid $20/ton and an aluminum can weighs one ounce, how many aluminum cans would you have to save to make $100? D: 160,000 cans...
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