Image from U.S. Forest Service
Arizona wildfire is 6th
most deadly wildfire
in the U.S.
The Yarnell Hill Wildfire began on
June 28, 2013 due to lightning and
very dry weather. Hi
What roles can phosphorylation play in protein function?
2. phosphorylation changes the conformation and size thereby altering its
The entry to record the purchase of raw materials on account using a job costing system would include a:
A. credit to work-in-process inventory.
B. debit to accounts payable.
C. debit to work-in-process inventory.
D. debit to raw materials inventory.
2 out of 2 points
Algae are _.
Algae, like plants, take in energy from the Sun and make
their own food. Algae are valuable producer
Ecology is a discipline of study that examines
Distribution and abundance of organisms
Interactions between living things and their environment
Ecosystems include communities of interacting
species and abiotic (non-living) factors affecting them
Biodiversity is the variety of
living things found in a
particular area, or on the whole
There are estimated to be at least 10-15
million different species (maybe up to
Only 1.5 to 2 million have bee
Managing Soil Health
(i.e., Soil Conservation)
If soil is to continue serving
its many functions, we must
maintain a suitable habitat
for the myriad of creatures
that comprise the soil food
Disturb soil minimally
Grow/plant diverse plant speci
From NOAA website, obtained June 24, 2013. http:/www.weather.gov/om/hazstats.shtml
Did you notice.?
Which hazard had the most fatalities
associated with it (looking at the 10-year
Which hazard(s) was/were the 2n
WHAT IS IT?
Your friend, Jaime, sends you a
birthday present a month early, but
asks you to PLEASE not open it until
your birthday. How mean!
You are really curious, so you shake
the box. You envision what you
Which Fuels are Included?
Crude oil (aka Petroleum)
Other source is tar sands or shale oil
Slightly different composition from traditional crude
Numerous fuels from petroleum
Refinery processes petroleum
Exam 2 Review
BIO 130: Introduction to Environmental Science
Be able to list the seven major biomes, and compare them in terms of precipitation and temperature
(precipitation is the primary factor that determines biomes, and temperature is the s
Feeding the World
Image from UN FAO
Image by Gary Kramer from USDA NRCS Photo Gallery
The Current Food Situation
During the Green Revolution, global production of
grains (rice, wheat, corn) doubled (from 1
Why are they called fossil
Derived from remains of living organisms
These harnessed energy from Sun (as producers OR as
consumers of producers) and stored it as chemical energy
Burning these organic remains releas
Petroleum & Natural Gas
Traditional Oil Extraction = Production
Pumping well(s) goes deep into ground and pumps oil out
from underground pocket
Primary (initial pumping) removes 25%
Secondary recovery i
All About Electricity
What Do We Use it For?*
U.S. electricity use in 2011 was more than 13
times greater than electricity use in 1950.*
Which sectors consume electricity in U.S.?
Industrial: 26% (includes electricity
BIOL3081 Spring 2012
Student name: _
Intermediate Disturbance Hypothesis
Habitats and the ecological communities they support are often greatly impacted by disturbance.
For example, forest communities can be disrupted by fires, blow-downs, floo
of Fossil Fuels
Environmental Impacts in
Coal rail emergencies
Natural gas pipeline
(burning use as a
Global climate change
Image of th
Simply put, energy is the ability to do work.
Forms of Energy: 2 Main
Stored energy, or
from position (ex.
The energy of motion.
How do the Labster Labs as well as the video lectures relate to the topic of
The labster labs and video lectures relate directly to the topic of diabetes. In both contents we
have been provided with information allowing us to see how glucose lev