Review for Aquatic Pollutions and Toxicology
1. Primary productivity? Which level organisms?
a. The production of organic compounds from atmospheric or aquatic carbon dioxide
usually through photosynthesis. The organisms responsible for primary production
1. The principal reason that Sri Lank switched from DDT to malathion in its effort to combat malaria
a. Publication of Rachel Carsons Silent Spring
c. Discovery that DDT causes cancer in humans
d. The discovery that malathion was cheap
Test 3 (Final) Review
NOTE: Please review questions at the end of the chapters in your text. Some questions for Test 3 will be
taken from these questions.
What is the most commonly used pesticide in the U.S.?
Herbicide = 70%, Insecticide = 20%, fungicides
Aquatics Study Guide 3
What are the most commonly used pesticides for malaria control?
Describe the effect of pH on the adsorption of metals in the aquatic environment.
For what reason might Darcys Law be used?
Which radionuclide is responsibl
Review for First Exam
Describe the differences between point and nonpoint pollution
Describe the following: