Science 1102 Chapter 14
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Living on a fault line that is prone to earthquakes is an example of a _____ hazard.
Physical. Physical hazards occur naturally in the environment. Other examples include tornadoes, floods, volcanoes, and fires.
Cigarette smoke and radon are two of the most common _______ hazards.
Indoor. Most people spend upward of 90% of their time indoors. Without proper ventilation many pollutants can accumulate indoors. Cigarette smoke and radon are the leading indoor hazards.
The important environmental book called ________ exposed the hazards of using the insecticide DDT.
A type of toxicant that can cause cancer is termed _______.
How is it that even pristine areas, undisturbed by humans, have been contaminated with human-generated toxicants?
The toxicants are carried by the wind.
________ studies are comparisons that track the fate of large groups of people for long periods of time in order to help answer an environmental question.
A _______ LD50 indicates low toxicity while a _______ LD50 indicates high toxicity.
To establish causation, _______ experiments are needed.
________ is the quantitative description of the likelihood of a given outcome.
Risk _______ includes decisions and strategies that will minimize risk.
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