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Flashcards in Quiz 36, Chapter 12, pp. 408-416 Deck (10):
1

the process of quickly and safely returning wastewater to the environment is called water

reclamation

2

the document that called for a 50% reduction of CFCs by 1999 was the

Montreal Protocol

3

Environmentalists claim that global warming is caused by human release of the chemical

Carbon dioxide

4

The place where processed wastewater is discharged into the environment is the

outfall

5

resources that regenerate slowly, if at all, are called ____ resources.

nonrenewable

6

name the replacement chemicals for CFCs

HFCs and HCFCs

7

what unit of measurement is used to measure ozone levels

Dobson units

8

name the period, beginning in the 1300s, in which global temperatures dropped drastically

Little Ice Age

9

what term refers to any naturally occurring material that mankind can use

natural resource

10

what branch of science develops new methods of conservation through the application of environmental science?

environmental technology

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