Thermohaline circulation

Define and describe the following terms in your own words as they apply to this chapter. For full credit, showing a thorough understanding of the concept is required, around three lines of work. (Worth 40 points, at 2 points each) 1. Thermohaline circulation 2. North Atlantic Current 3. Humid Continental Climate 4. Mediterranean Climate 5. Marine West Coast Climate 6. Multilingualism 7. Terpen 8. Polder 9. Greenhouse Gases 10. Nationalism 11. Austerity Measures 12. Secularism 13. Roman Catholicism 14. Protestantism 15. Lingua Franca 16. Blue Banana 17. Total Fertility Rate 18. Nation-state 19. Mezzogiorno 20. Pronatalist Policies 1. Core-Periphery Dynamic 2. Common Agricultural Policy 3. Agritourism 4. Eurozone 5. Industrial Reuse 6. Brownfields 7. Megalopolis 8. Informal Settlements 9. Benelux 10. European Union 11. Euroskepticism 12. Reserve currency 13. Extraterritorial Possessions 14. Reserve Currency 15. Nordic Model 16. Energy Security 17. European Neighborhood Policy. 18. Schengen Zone 19. Technopoles 20. Xenophobia 1. Continental climate 2. Caucasus Mountains 3. Permafrost 4. Chernobyl 5. Tundra 6. Taiga 7. Steppe 8. Serfdom 9. Trans-Siberian Railway 10. Bolshevik 11. Josef Stalin 12. Five Year Plan 13. Kremlin 14. Cold War 15. Vladimir Putin 16. New Middle Class 17. Privatization of Industry 18. Collective Farms 19. Private-Plot Production 20. Orange Revolution 1. Pamir Mountains 2. Hindu Kush Mountains 3. Kara Kum desert 4. Aral Sea 5. Syr Darya River 6. Caspian Sea 7. Salinization 8. Turkic ethnic groups 9. Wakhan Corridor 10. Persian ethnic groups 11. Silk Road 12. Hazaras 13. Centralization 14. Command Economy 15. Collectivization of agriculture 16. Russification 17. Opium 18. Kitchen gardens 19. mujahideen 20. Taliban movement Answer in detail the following questions in a paragraph making at least five points for each question (worth 20 points): 1. What are some notable features of Europe’s physical layout? 2. How has Europe’s climate contributed to its development as a region over time? 3. How has Europe’s economic development, agriculturally and industrially, impacted its physical environment? 4. Why is Europe not really considered a continent by geographers? 1. The U.S.S.R. was supposed to be bringing the world a better way of life; it also was a “superpower.” Why did it collapse? Delineate in the following four ways or reasons for its destruction (10 points): a. Militarily: b. Ecological: c. State vs. economic needs: d. Gorbachev’s reforms: 2. How and in what ways did “democracy” lose popularity in Russia? especially economically (5 points)? 3. Identify the current bright spots and problem areas in the Russian economy (5 points).