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Biogeochemical cycles and the earth's system

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Why is an understanding of bio-geochemical cycles important in environmental science? Explain your answer with two examples.

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A bio-geochemical cycle is the complete path a chemical takes through the four major components, or reservoirs, of Earth's system: atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere. Developing an understanding of bio-geochemical ...

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Defining bio-geochemical cycles and discussing why it is important in environmental science. Examples are provided.

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