Solar sum of all other energy .On the

Solar Power means the conversion of the energy of sunlight into electricity using solar energy technologies like solar panels or concentrated power .It is the  renewable form of energy . It is less harmful to environment and it has the lowest water consumption per unit of electricity. On the contrary, fossils fuels like oil, gas, and coal are non-renewable energy …

Final

PrimaryPllutants released directly from the source secondary pollutants modified to a hazardous form after entering the air and mixing with other environmental components fiitiv emissions do not go through smoekstack dust from human activities Tropospheric Ozone irritates respiratory system, reduces lung function, aggravates asthma   formed by reaction of NOx and hydrocarbons   one of main reasons we regulate N …

Humans and the Environment

placer mining miners sift through material in modern or ancient riverbed deposits. using running water to separate minerals of value. washes large amounts of debris into streams making in uninhabitable for for fish and other life for miles downstream. erosion in riparian zone Mountain top mining whole mountain top is blasted off while waste is dumped into valleys. degrades or …

Chapter 4

Give an example of a renewable resource. Wind, H2O, Solar Energy Renewable resources are _______. replenished over short term of span Give an example of a nonrenewable resource? coal, copper, uranium, gold What are the stage of development of coal? peat, lignite, bituminous, anthrocite Placer deposits form when ______. eroded minerala settle quickly from movind H2O while less dense particles …

Environmental Science: Test 1

Renewable and nonrenewable resources Not all resources are renewableRenewable – solar, hydroelectricNonrenewable – oil Pollution Any addition to air, water, soil, or food that threatens the health, survival, or activities of humans or other living organisms Air pollution Transportation – #1 cause of air pollutionVehicles, industrial sources Water pollution Agriculture – #1 cause of water pollutionFactories, human waste, power plants, …

Water

#94 Density -A characteristic property of a substance like water. -The density of a substance is the relationship between the mass of the substance. – Mass – Volume #95 Surface Currents – When winds are able to move the top 400 meters of the ocean. – Surface ocean currents form large circular patterns called gyres. – Gyres – Coriolis Effect …

Most or heavy good vehicles to assist them

Most of people are not excluded in having cars, motorcycles and other vehicles either light or heavy good vehicles to assist them reaching destination.  However, for those who spend large amount of time at roadways either the major roads or highways, including commuters are highly exposed to traffic-related air pollution (TRAP). This is because concentrations of air pollutants associated with …

Science Midterms

What is the difference between a renewable and a nonrenewable resource? Nonrenewable resources take millions of years to replenish whereas renewable resources replenish within a relatively short time span. What is tar sand? Tar sand is oil mixed with sand. What is oil shale? Oil shale is a waxy oil mix with shale. Why are tar sand and oil shale …

Env Finals 17

The layer of air closest to the Earth, the layer we live in, is the ____________________. troposphere The major legislation that dictates federal air pollution policy is the ____________________ ____________________ ____________________. clean air act ____________________ in the stratosphere absorbs ultraviolet radiation. ozone The ozone hole occurs in the layer of the atmosphere known as the ____________________. stratosphere As early multicellular …

chapter 4 study guide

give an example of a renewable resource wind,h2o,solar energy renewable resources are replenished over short time span give an example of a nonrenewable resource coal,copper,uranium,gold what are the stage of development of coal peat,lignite,bituminous,anthrocite placer deposits form when eroded minerals settle quickly from moving h2o while less dense particles remain suspended and continue to move what is a nonmetallic mineral …