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Chapter 2 Coastal Wetlands, Pages 19-86 in Wetland
Ecosystems. John Wiley & So
Lecture 7: Sea-level rise
1. Sea-level dynamics Movement of water around the globe
Change in volume of water in oceans
Expansion/contraction due to temperature
Water addition/extraction from glacier
Chapter 4: River Dominated Coasts
Source: Walsch JP, Corbett DR, Ogston AS, Nittrouer CA, Kuehl SA,
Allison MA, and Goodbred SL J. 2014. Chapter 4 Shelf and slope
sedimentation associated with large deltaic systems. Pp 86-117
Yuill, B., D. Lavoie and D. J. Reed. 2009 Understanding Subsidence Processes
in Coastal Louisiana Journal of Coastal Research 54: 23-26
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Lecture 4: Estuarine Ecology
1. Reactions of plants to salinity 2 types
Glycophyte cant survive
Halophyte Can survive. Obligate Halophytes need salt.
2. Salinity affects in the following way
Osmotic Effect- Cl inhibits protein synthesis and enzyme acti
ENVS 150 Exam 4
Soils, Plant Nutrition, and Transport in Plants
Soils are composed of weathered rock, air, water, decomposed organic material and
Soil consists of:
o A solid fraction: rock fragments and minerals
o An orga
ENVS 150 Exam 3 Guide
Sexual vs. Asexual reproduction
Sexual Reproduction: union of the gametes produced by two individuals produces
offspring that are genetically different from their parents
Asexual reproduction: does not involve gamet
Test 1 Review
Importance of plants
- Provide food
- Provide shelter
- Control flood and erosion
- Replenish O2 and remove CO2
*Characteristics of life
- Grow and develop
o Grow in size either determinate or indeterminate growth
o Development: growt
1. Lamina is the flattened, green, expanded portion of a leaf.
2. Carnivorous plants exhibit leaf modifications allowing them to obtain part of their
nutrition from insects. Which of the following is not a method of trapping food used by
this type of plan
Phosphorus (P) is used by the plant as a component of:
ATP and phospholipids
Nitrate is highly soluble and can be leached from soil by:
One element NOT supplied naturally by air and water is:
The force of attraction between unlik
Propagule: Portion of the plant which is used to generate a new plant.
Exogenous: Originates from outside of the plant
Clone: Plants which have genetic uniformity
Edogenous: Arises from within the plant
Semi-hardwood: Stiff and more mature cutting from sp
Oak leaves have _ venation, which is a feather-like net venation with lateral veins
extending from a central mid-rib.
The correct answer is: pinnate.
Which of the following is not a function of a Leaf?
The correct a
Which of these is NOT part of the double fertilization in plants.
a. 4 endosperm nuclei
b. formation of endosperm
c. formation of a zygote
d. 2 sperm nuclei
e. 3 female nuclei
Your answer is incorrect.
The correct answer is: 4 endospe
Plants can be assisted with the uptake of phosphorus by:
b. Rhizobium bacteria
d. Mycorrhizal fungi Correct
e. Root aphids
The correct answer is: Mycorrhizal fungi
Mark 0.00 out of 1.00
What is NOT true for Potassium (K):
a. it increases root growth
b. it is often a limiting nutrient
c. it is required for the activation of enzymes
d. it has a possitive charge
e. it plays a role in stomata opening
The correct answer i
Pratice exam 1
A scientists observes many different plants and notices that all of them have green leaves. She
concludes that all plants have green leaves. This is an example of: Inductive reasoning
Which of these are NOT autotrophic organisms? : Cows
WHAT IS A STEM
Stem: the primary axis of a plant
Shoot: above ground portion of a plant including the leaves and stems
Storage: capacity of a plant to be able to put back and store surplus carbohydrates and other materials
for use by the pl
Matoh eaoh description 1with the corresponding type of organism.
Plants are an example of Phﬂtﬂautﬂtroph V
Produce their own energy.r Hutﬂtrﬂph v
Consume other organisms Hﬁtﬁrﬂtmph "
Use chemical energy,r Chemﬂautotroph
Animals are an example of HEIEFDIF