EVS test 1
Thomas Malthus
claimeed that unless population growth was controlled, people would outgrow the available food suply
John Muir
founded the sierra club
Gifford Pinshot
Founded the US forestry service
Aldo Leopold
Advocated the protection of predators
Adam Smith
Father of classical economics
Darwin
Natural Selection. Studied in the Galapagos
Alfred Russel Wallace
Studied in the Malaysian Archipelago
Fritz Haber
Synthesized Amonida
Carl Bosch
mass produced amonia
Bruno Van Peteghem
forced the government of new caledonia to obey laws to protect reefs
% composition of atmospheric nitrogen
78.1
% compostion of atmospheric oxygen
21%
% composition of atmospheric carbon
.036%
Igneous rock
forms from cooled magma
metamorphic rock
any rock subjected to intense heat any pressure thats form is altered
lithification
process of compression and compaction (forms sedimentary rock)
subduction
when one techtonic plate slides under another
cafos
Concentrated animal feeding operations
watershed
entre area of land that a river drains
eutrophication
process of nutrient overenrichment,algal blooms, increased population of organic matter, decomposition, and hypoxia
New Caledonia
Split off Austrialia
more endemic species than anywhere else
no mammals/amphibians
domniated by birds/reptiles
kagu-endemic flightless bird
Extra Credit extinct species
Caspian Tiger
Auk
Dodo bird
T-rex
English Wolf
Quagga
Steller’s seacow
first 11 miles of the atmospher
trophosphere
past 11 miles into the atmospher
stratosphere
% of energy trapped by photosynthesis
.023%
ways to reduce dead zones
responsible use of fertilizer
Riparian Buffers
riparian Buffer
vegetated land that helps protect a stream from the impact of adjacent land uses
Permian mass extinction
250mya, 90-95% of species went extinct
California floristic preserve
biodiversity hotspot in California, host to over 8000 endemic plant species; mediteranian climate
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