Cultural Geography
Dave Howell

Unit 3
Reading Assignment
Chapter 14


Terms from the Readings and Lectures
natural resources
renewable resources
maximum sustainable yield
nonrenewable resources
fossil fuels
coal
strip mining
oil
natural gas
air pollution
temperature inversion
Greenhouse effect
acid precipitation
pH scale
ethanol
methanol
ozone depletion
halons
chlorofluorocarbons
deforestation
slash and burn
leaching
soil
soil erosion
rotation
fallowing
terracing
contour farming
acre foot
Central Valley Project
State Water Project
Los Angeles Aqueduct
Colorado River Aqueduct
selenium

 

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