Honda is faced with three primary environmental challenge including, Climate change, Energy scarcity and resource shortage. Close communication with stakeholders is vital to any Multinational company. Honda constantly strives to boost their customer satisfaction by improving their products and services to deliver value that meets and surpasses expectations to its clients. Philanthropic initiatives aimed at strengthening the bonds with the …

Ecology Bio 262 1st test

What is Ecology? The study of relationships between organisms and the environment Where has ecology of the individual been dominate? the domain of physical and behavioral ecology What is physical ecology? work with the evolution of physiological and anatomical mechanisms by which organisms solve problems posed by physical and chemical variations in the environment. Evolution A process by which populations …

ENSP FINAL

Sequence of layers in the atmosphere from intermost to outermost Trophosphere-Stratosphere-Mesosphere-Thermosphere What atmospheric layer conatins 75% of the mass of earth’s air? Trophosphere Stratospheric ozone is NOT responsible for… Lowering atmospheric water vapor Human inputs of outdoor air pollutants occur mostly in… urban areas In india, the Asian Brown Cloud had redued photosynthesis by…. 7% What ISN’T a part of …

(Chapter 5) Zoonotic and Vector-borne Diseases

zoonosis refers to an infection or infectious disease transmissable under natural conditions from vertebrate animals to humans methods for transmission of zoonoses 1. contact with the skin2. a bite or scratch from an animal3. direct inhalation or ingestion4. the bite of an arthropod vector vector any insect or living carrier that transports an infectious agent from an infected individual or …

save the planet

Picture this,in the artic you see a polar bear going up north with her two cubs because her home is destroyed by pollution and global warming.Is it my fault that she has no home. CRACK! Ice breaks she swims, darkness surrounds her then she lies on the ocean floor, lifeless. What will her cubs do now? million of animals go …

Vocab for 1st Test

Anthropogenic climate change Climate change brought on by human activity Niche The specialized position, in society or ecology, that a person/organism holds Generalists vs Specialists Generalist species can survive in a wide variety of environmental conditions, while specialist species require a narrow range of environmental conditions in order to thrive Biogeographical patterns The distribution patterns of species/organisms/ecosystems in space and …

Global Warming 2

Gulf Stream a powerful, warm, and swift Atlantic ocean current that originates in the Gulf of Mexico, exits through the Strait of Florida, and follows the eastern coastlines of the United States and Newfoundland before crossing the Atlantic Ocean. UNFCCC United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change 1992 How many lives are potentially at threat with a 3 foot sea …

Exam 2 Environmental Science

What factors determine an area’s climate? –Incoming solar energy –The earth’s rotation –Global patterns of air and water movement –Gases in the atmosphere –The earth’s surface features Different types of deserts and what makes them different.. Tropical Temperate Cold Different types of grasslands and what makes them different.. Tropical-grazing/browsing animals. Temperate-cold winters and hot summers often converted to farms. Cold …

Intro to Environmental Science

Acute Effects A sudden onset of symptoms or effects of exposure to some factor Bioaccumulation The selective absorption and concentration of molecules by cells Biomagnification Increase in concentration of certain stable chemicals (e.x: heavy metals, fat-soluble pesticides) in successively higher trophic levels of a food chain or food web Carcinogens Substances that cause cancer Chronic Effects Long-lasting results of exposure …

Forestry exam 1

epicormic shoot crown is damaged yield shoots coming out of lower trunk/bark dendrology study of the ID of woody plants tree mostly single stemmed, woody plant with mature height of at least 20-25 feet being relatively long lived and relatively deep rooted monoecious male & female on one plant didecious male and female plants seperate fascicle needle bundle (coniferous species) …