ES FINAL STUDY GUIDE

ES FINAL STUDY GUIDE - E.S. Final Study Guide Week 1...

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E.S. Final Study Guide Definition of Environmental Science: Systems theory Issues of change and scale Science and Values Scientific method Hypothesis testing Graphic literacy Week 2 – Human Population, Human – Environment Relations Human Population Growth Exponential growth, super exponential growth Population distribution Urbanization Population age – sex distribution, pyramids Crude Birth Rate (CBR) and Crude Death Rate (CDR) Fertility rate Demographic transition Population in relation to Carrying Capacity Where population meets carrying capacity (four scenarios) Population policy: theory: Malthus- Boesrup-
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Ehrlich- Consumption I= P x A x T Accessibility Institutions Economic development Urbanization Environmental resource accounting Week 3 – Biogeochemical cycles Four pathways (Atmosphere, Lithosphere, Hydrosphere, Biosphere) Stocks and flows Geologic cycle Chemical reactions Macronutrients Micronutrients Limiting factor Tectonic cycle Plate tectonics Rock cycle Hydrologic cycle The carbon cycle
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The nitrogen cycle Nitrogen fixation Denitrification Phosphorus Cycle Week 4 -- Ecosystems and biogeography
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This note was uploaded on 08/26/2011 for the course ENVIRONMEN 2 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at UCSB.

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