Impacts of Climate Change

Zita Wormuth
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Zita Wormuth
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Direct impacts of Climate Change on the natural environment (not including land cover change)

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Question 1

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C[blank_start]limate[blank_end] c[blank_start]hange[blank_end] is set to increase the [blank_start]temperature[blank_end] of the ocean
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  • temperature
  • limate
  • hange

Question 2

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Carbon dioxide makes ocean waters increase in pH and become more basic
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  • True
  • False

Question 3

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What % of ocean area will rise as a result of climate change?
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  • 95%
  • 85%
  • 75%
  • 100%

Question 4

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[blank_start]Southern[blank_end] parts of Australia will experience a [blank_start]20-30%[blank_end] decrease in rainfall in the future at this rate of climate change
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  • Southern
  • Northern
  • 20-30%
  • 40-50%
  • 10-15%

Question 5

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While there will be 10-50% increase in [blank_start]bush fires[blank_end] in Australia, the occurrence of [blank_start]cyclones[blank_end] will be less frequent
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  • bush fires
  • droughts
  • cyclones
  • tsunamis

Question 6

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In the best case scenario, how high are sea levels expected to rise in the future?
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  • 4.2 - 7.8 metres
  • 1.5 - 3.3 metres
  • 0.26 - 0.55 metres

Question 7

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Ocean acidification causes the shells of marine life to become thin, pitted and weak
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  • True
  • False

Question 8

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The image shown depicts the affects of climate change on what region of the earth? (insert answer in label)
Answer
  • Cryosphere

Question 9

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How many tonnes of carbon dioxide is held in the Northern Hempisphere's permafrost?
Answer
  • 1672 billion
  • 128,000
  • 40.2 million
  • 49 billion

Question 10

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The global mean surface temperature is set to increase from between [blank_start]0.3[blank_end] degrees to [blank_start]1.7[blank_end] degrees by the end of the 21st century (best case scenario)
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  • 0.3
  • 2
  • 1.8
  • 1.7
  • 3.3
  • 6

Question 11

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What percentage of emitted carbon dioxide has diffused into the ocean?
Answer
  • 10%
  • 30%
  • 15%
  • 20%

Question 12

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[blank_start]Warmer[blank_end] ocean temperatures will decrease the abundance of [blank_start]phytoplankton[blank_end] which are a valuable part of the ocean food chain
Answer
  • Warmer
  • Colder
  • phytoplankton
  • zooplankton

Question 13

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While there are many negative impacts of climate change, climate change has had which of the following positive impacts?
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  • Thriving coral reef systems
  • Increased vegetation in the Northern Hemisphere
  • More snowfall than ice melt in cryosphere
  • Thriving of endangered plant and animal species in tropical regions

Question 14

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When [blank_start]permafrost[blank_end] that stores [blank_start]greenhouse[blank_end] gases melts, the gases are [blank_start]emitted into[blank_end] the atmosphere
Answer
  • permafrost
  • oceans
  • greenhouse
  • emitted into
  • absorbed from
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