Ess Topic 5.1 The Nature of Pollution

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  • Ess Topic 5.1 The Nature of Pollution

    1. 1. 5.1 - The Nature of Pollution 5.1.1 - Define “pollution” 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point- source pollution, and outline the challenges they present for management. 5.1.3 - State the major sources of pollutants. NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    2. 2. 5.1 - The Nature of Pollution 5.1.1 - Define “pollution” 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point- source pollution, and outline the challenges they present for management. 5.1.3 - State the major sources of pollutants. NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    3. 3. 5.1.1 - Define Pollution NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    4. 4. 5.1.1 - Define Pollution “The addition to the biosphere of any substance or agent (such as heat) by human activity at a rate greater than that at which it can be rendered harmless by the environment, and which has an appreciable effect on the organisms within it.” NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    5. 5. 5.1.1 - Define Pollution Add something to the “The addition to the ecosystem biosphere of any substance or agent (such as heat) by human activity at a rate greater than that at which it can be rendered harmless by the environment, and which has an appreciable effect on the organisms within it.” NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    6. 6. 5.1.1 - Define Pollution Add something to the “The addition to the ecosystem biosphere of any substance or agent (such as heat) by human Made or caused by people activity at a rate greater than that at which it can be rendered harmless by the environment, and which has an appreciable effect on the organisms within it.” NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    7. 7. 5.1.1 - Define Pollution Add something to the “The addition to the ecosystem biosphere of any substance or agent (such as heat) by human Made or caused by people activity at a rate greater than that at which it can be renderedFaster than it can be processed harmless by the environment, and which has an appreciable effect on the organisms within it.” NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    8. 8. 5.1.1 - Define Pollution Add something to the “The addition to the ecosystem biosphere of any substance or agent (such as heat) by human Made or caused by people activity at a rate greater than that at which it can be renderedFaster than it can be processed harmless by the environment, and which has an appreciable effect on the organisms within it.” Which impacts life there NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    9. 9. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    10. 10. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? CO2 Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    11. 11. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    12. 12. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? sewage Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    13. 13. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    14. 14. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? rubbish Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    15. 15. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    16. 16. industrialExamples of Pollution effluentsWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012
    17. 17. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish industrial NEXT effluents © Brad Kremer 2012
    18. 18. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? SO2 Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish industrial NEXT effluents © Brad Kremer 2012
    19. 19. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish SO2 industrial NEXT effluents © Brad Kremer 2012
    20. 20. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? fertilizers Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish SO2 industrial NEXT effluents © Brad Kremer 2012
    21. 21. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish SO2 fertilizers industrial NEXT effluents © Brad Kremer 2012
    22. 22. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? salinization Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish SO2 fertilizers industrial NEXT effluents © Brad Kremer 2012
    23. 23. Examples of PollutionWhere do these fit? Air Pollution Water Pollution Soil Pollution CO2 sewage rubbish SO2 fertilizers industrial salinization NEXT effluents © Brad Kremer 2012
    24. 24. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management. Point-Source Pollution Non point-source pollution © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    25. 25. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management. NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    26. 26. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management. NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    27. 27. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management. NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    28. 28. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management. NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    29. 29. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management. © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    30. 30. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management.Point-Source Pollution can be traced to a specific place pipes, ditches, channels, sewers, containers © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    31. 31. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management.Point-Source Pollution easy to identify impacts are localized (smaller area) simpler +/or easier regulationNon point-source pollution harder to identify many sources from large area NEXT may cross boundaries (different laws) © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    32. 32. 5.1.2 - Distinguish bet ween point-source and non point-source pollution, and outline the challenges they presentfor management. NEXT © Brad Kremer 2012 Image credits: blueplanetgreenliving.com; waterencyclopedia.com;
    33. 33. 5.1.3 - Major sources ofpollutants © Brad Kremer 2012
    34. 34. 5.1.3 - Major sources ofpollutants •respiratory problems •greenhouse gases •acid rain1. Fossil Fuels © Brad Kremer 2012
    35. 35. 5.1.3 - Major sources ofpollutants •respiratory problems •greenhouse gases •acid rain •food waste1. Fossil Fuels •sewage2. Domestic Waste •rubbish © Brad Kremer 2012
    36. 36. 5.1.3 - Major sources ofpollutants •respiratory problems •greenhouse gases •acid rain •food waste1. Fossil Fuels •sewage2. Domestic Waste •rubbish3. Industrial Waste •heavy metals •heat (in air/water) •acids © Brad Kremer 2012
    37. 37. 5.1.3 - Major sources ofpollutants •respiratory problems •greenhouse gases •acid rain •food waste1. Fossil Fuels •sewage2. Domestic Waste •rubbish3. Industrial Waste •heavy metals4. Agricultural Waste •heat (in air/water) •acids •fertilizers •animal waste © Brad Kremer 2012 •pesticides
    38. 38. 5.1.3 - Major sources ofpollutants •respiratory problems •greenhouse gases •acid rain •food waste1. Fossil Fuels •sewage2. Domestic Waste •rubbish3. Industrial Waste •heavy metals4. Agricultural Waste •heat (in air/water) •acids •fertilizers NEXT Table 15.1 •animal waste © Brad Kremer 2012ESS CC p.277 •pesticides
    39. 39. 5.1 - Nature of PollutionSummary © Brad Kremer 2012
    40. 40. 5.1 - Nature of PollutionSummary caused by people © Brad Kremer 2012
    41. 41. 5.1 - Nature of PollutionSummary caused by people added faster than can be processed © Brad Kremer 2012
    42. 42. 5.1 - Nature of PollutionSummary caused by people added faster than can be processed impacts living things © Brad Kremer 2012
    43. 43. 5.1 - Nature of PollutionSummary caused by people added faster than can be processed impacts living things point-source © Brad Kremer 2012
    44. 44. 5.1 - Nature of PollutionSummary caused by people added faster than can be processed impacts living things point-source non point-source © Brad Kremer 2012
    45. 45. 5.1 - Nature of PollutionSummary caused by people added faster than can be processed impacts living things point-source non point-source 4 major sources © Brad Kremer 2012
    46. 46. 5.1 - Nature of PollutionSummary C LI C K caused by people added faster than can be processed Main Menu impacts living things point-source Next Topic non point-source Sample Questions 4 major sources © Brad Kremer 2012

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