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Name: Biogeochemical Cycles and the Flow of Energy in the Earth System
ID: m41618
Language: English (en)
Summary: In this module, the following topics will be covered: 1) biogeochemical cycle, 2) the natural cycles of carbon, water, and nitrogen, and 3) important ways human activity disrupts those cycles.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: ammonification, anthropogenic CO2 emissions, assimilation, biogeochemical cycles, biological components of the earth system, biological nitrogen fixation, decomposers, denitrifying bacteria, eutrophication, evaporation, evapotranspiration, fluxes, greenhouse gases, groundwater discharge, infiltration, land use change, leaching, nitrification, photosynthesis, physical components of the earth system, pools, precipitation, primary producers, respiration, streamflow, surface runoff
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: Andrew Leakey (tgilles@uillinois.edu)
Copyright Holders: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (tgilles@uillinois.edu)
Maintainers: U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative (tgilles@uillinois.edu)

Latest version: 1.6 (history)
First publication date: Nov 18, 2011 5:00 pm +0000
Last revision to module: Sep 19, 2012 11:11 am +0000

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Version: 1.6 Sep 19, 2012 11:11 am +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
Correct water usage to be 4000 cubic kilometers instead of square kilometers

Version: 1.5 Mar 8, 2012 6:40 pm +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
1) Change to module in "After reading this section, students should be able to" 2) - fix capitalization of glossary terms.(MWL)

Version: 1.4 Jan 18, 2012 10:44 am +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
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Added Google Analytics tracking code

Version: 1.3 Jan 9, 2012 2:13 pm +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
Fixed headings; Added Keywords and Summary (mwl)

Version: 1.2 Nov 18, 2011 6:53 pm +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
added leakey as author

Version: 1.1 Nov 18, 2011 6:07 pm +0000 by U of I Open Source Textbook Initiative
Changes:
Created module (mwl)

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