CliffsNotes AP Environmental Science by Jennifer Sutton, Kevin Bryan

By Jennifer Sutton, Kevin Bryan

All the advisor to a better ranking at the *AP Environmental technological know-how examAbout the book:IntroductionReviews of the AP examination structure and scoringProven thoughts for answering multiple-choice and free-response questionsPart I: topic ReviewsCovers all topic parts you will be established onEarth's platforms and resourcesThe residing worldPopulationLand and water useEnergy assets and consumptionPollutionGlobal changePart II: perform Exams3 full-length perform checks with solutions and entire explanationsPart III: ResourcesGlossaryCase StudiesLabsLaws and TreatiesProven test-taking strategiesFocused stories of all examination topics3 full-length perform examsCD contains the book's three checks + 2 bonus examsRequires Adobe Flash participant 9.0 or greater

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E. O horizon layer A horizon layer E horizon layer B horizon layer R horizon layer 8. Which soil profile horizon contains most nutrients for plant growth? 9. Which soil profile horizon is considered subsoil? 10. Which soil profile horizon is the parent material? 35 Part I: Subject Reviews 11. Which of the following is NOT an effect of El Niño? A. B. C. D. E. A loss of nutrients in the affected ocean waters A warming of the waters off the western coast of South America Dryer conditions in the eastern United States, Peru, and Ecuador A cooling cycle known as La Niña Dryer conditions in the Philippines, Indonesia, and Australia 12.

Earth’s Convection Currents subduction zone volcanoes h nc tre mid-ocean ridge oceanic plate continental plate mantle convection current Plate boundaries At plate boundaries, major geologic activity occurs, including earthquakes, volcanoes, and the formation of mountain ranges. The type of activity depends on the type of plate movement. The three types of plate boundaries are ■ ■ ■ 18 Transform plate boundaries: Transform plate boundaries are commonly known as faults and are found on the ocean floor.

Climate is typically the weather averages for at least 30 years. Many areas have recorded data for more than 100 years now, though the more recent data is more accurate as instruments have become more standardized and computerized. The transfer of heat energy causes weather, and the source of heat energy is solar energy heating the Earth. This solar energy heats the Earth unevenly because of the distribution of water and land on the Earth and the specific heat of each. This heating of the Earth is reflected in the temperature, movement of air masses, and availability of sunshine.

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