ES1 Exam #1 (Chs 13-14)
Answer Questions 1 - 52 on your Scantron, remainder on a separate sheet of paper (be sure to write
your name on both your Scantron and separate sheet(s) of paper).
There are 54 questions (number 54 has two parts), plus
A LT E R N AT I V E E N E R G Y O N
O C E A N T I D E S , WAV E S & C U R R E N T S
B Y J O R D A N A LV A R E Z , J A S M I N E V E L A R D E ,
M I R I A M B L A N C O , K I M B E R LY V I L L E D A , S E A N C O U LT E R
H T T P : / / W W W. N Y T I M E
TAKE-HOME questions for Chapters 15 & 16
Please record your responses on a Scantron, and bring it to class tomorrow morning.
1) An environment that has little or no oxygen
2) Organic matter under high compress
What is ANWR?
What is the special designation of the 1002 area?
How many gallons in a barrel of oil?
What are the two main sides of the debate? Who are the stakeholders in the debate & what are their respective
positions on the issue (for & against)
Ch 16: Renewable Energy Alternatives
What is energy conservation (ch 15, pp 343-345)? U.S. history w/ respect to it? OPEC embargo, CAFE standards.
What are two (2) routes to conservation?
What is cogeneration?
What is the significance of Iceland?
OCEAN TIDES, WAVES & CURRENTS
OTEC uses fluids with a low boiling point, such as ammonia, to rotate a turbine to generate
electricity. Warm surface seawater is pumped through a heat exchanger, where the low-boilingpoint fluid is vaporized. The expanding v
Ch 7: Soil, Agriculture & the Future of Food
traditional agriculture vs. industrial agriculture
erosion (& what people have done to make topsoil vulnerable to it); desertification
Dust Bowl (event & place)
Soil Conservation Service/SCS (Natural Re
Where are they? What is its population? Average & highest elevation? Why is sea level rising globally? How
much has it risen so far? Anticipated in the future? What are the environmental problems facing the Maldives as a
Ch 13 Worksheet (in addition to blank 3-cell model)
Provide appropriate labels for this diagram (name layers, axes, etc.):
weather (relation. to E-S animation?)
climate (Mark Twain)
3-cell global circulation model