1)Describe the steps to getoil from its natural state to market.
2) Summarize the case of the Atlantic cod. In your response, specifically address the following points:
a. What method is most commonly used to extract cod?
b. What are the environmental consequences of this method?
c. What is the evidence that cod are being overfished?
d. What remedies have governments enacted to help restore cod populations?
3) What happens when rain falls on a piece of property that has pavement,roofs, and lawns? Where does the water go? Describe all possible pathways. Overa long rainy season, how do streams and groundwater respond?
4) Explain acid deposition. Yourexplanation should include the following:
· The sources of acid deposition
· The chemical equations involved in acid deposition formation
· An explanation of the types of acid deposition
· A discussion of the effects of acid deposition
· A drawing that shows the sources, formation, and precipitation of aciddeposition
5) In a discussion, a student makesthe following statement regarding the cause of global warming: “The sun’s rayspenetrate the atmosphere through the ozone hole and heat up the atmosphere andthe surface, thereby causing global warming.” Is the student correct? Why orwhy not? In your response, briefly explain both phenomena.
6) In 2008, Americans generated 250million tons of nonhazardous municipal solid waste. Of that waste,
· 54.2 percent was discarded
· 33.2 percent was recovered
· 12.6 percent was burned with energy recovery at 590 kWh of electricityper ton
Fill inthe table to answer the following:
· How many tons were discarded, and what is the method by which solidwaste is discarded?
· How many tons were recovered, and what are the methods of recovery?
· How many tons were burned, what was the method for producingelectricity, and how much electricity was generated?
Discussthe positive and negative environmental impacts of eliminating one of the threeendpoints.
Endpoint ofmunicipal solid waste
burned with energy recovered