Study guide for chapter 14
Atmospheric Resources and Climate Change
axial obliquity (tilt)
axial precession (wobble)
global climate model
1. Soil Concerns and Conservation
a. Soil Degradation and Loss
i. The deterioration of soils through erosion, contamination and depletion
b. Soil Conservation
i. Efforts to protect soil resources from degradation and loss.
2. Soil Degradation and Loss Ero
1. Watersheds and Divides
i. A network of streams and rivers that collects rainfall and surface runoff from a
broad region of land and funnels the water to other rivers, lakes, and oceans;
also referred to as a drainage basin.
Chapter 11 Groundwater Systems
1. The Groundwater System Basics
i. Water which moves through the soil profile and accumulates below the
earths surface completely filling all of the open spaces (pore space) in
rock typically sedimentary ro
Chapter 4 Earthquakes
October 6, 2016
i. A place where rock in the crust has broken and the rocks on opposite sides of
the break have moved relative to each other.
b. Fault Trace:
i. The location where the fault breaks the rocks on the
on Chapter 3- Data Representation
1. Read Chapter 3 from page 55-86. You can refer to PowerPoint if you need to.
2. Type your answers in a word document for questions from end of the chapter. You mu
Study guide for Exam 3 Environmental Geology
This study guide is not comprehensive, but covers most of the main topics for this exam.
Chapter 9 Changing Coasts
A long, low-lying ridge of sand and gravel isolated from the mainland