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PWS 150 Environmental Biology Review questions for exam 1 1. Define the following: Environment Ecology Ecosystem Biosphere Trophic levels Conservation Preservation Exploitation Symbiotic (give examples) Aerobic Anaerobic Heterotrophic (give examples) Autotrophic (give examples) Photosynthesis Chlorophyll Chemosynthesis Primary producer Consumer Fungal hyphae or mycelium Rain Shadow Endangered Species Act of 1973
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Capillary Water Groundwater Percolation Infiltration leaching Prokaryotic cells Eukaryotic cells First and second laws of thermodynamics Mycorrhizae Geometric vs. arithmetic increases (who wrote about these). 2. List five steps in the scientific method a. b. c. d. e. 3. Know the transformation names for the biogeochemical cycles. N 2 Organic N 6CO 2 + 6H 2 O + light C 6 H 12 O 6 + 6O 2 C 6 H 12 O 6 + 6O 2 6CO 2 + 6H 2 O + energy NH 4 OH NH 3 (gas) + H 2 O Organic N NH 4 + NH 4 + NO 2 - NO 3 - NO 3 - Organic N
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NO 3 - NO 2 - N 2 O N 2 Nitrate moving downward with percolating water. Soluble phosphate
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Unformatted text preview: insoluble (fixed) phosphate 4. Discuss issues of sustainability. 5. Discuss the issues of world population. 6. Where would you find a water table? 7. What causes lake stratification? Define: epilimnion, thermocline, hypolimnion 8. What are the issues in the wetlands controversy? 9. What are the benefits of wetlands preservation? 10. The text book discusses factors that have been shown to successful lead to decreased birth rates among human populations. What are they? Under what conditions do birth rates tend to decline. 11. What is soil humus? 12. What kind of line does a graph of the human population from the Middle Ages to the present time resemble? 14. How is the Clean Water Act related to wetland protection? What section of the Clean Water Act or the water pollution control act of 1972 is used to regulate wetlands? 15. What is eutrophication and how does it affect the amount of oxygen dissolved in lakes?...
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