BIOSPHERE,LITOSPHERE,HYDROSPHERE,ATMOSPHERE

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A hydrosphere in physical geography describes the collective mass of water found on, under, and over the surface of a planet.

LITOSPHERE:~
The lithosphere is the solid outermost shell of a rocky planet.

BIOSPHERE:~
The biosphere is the part of the Earth, including air, land, surface rocks, and water, within which life occurs, and which biotic processes in turn alter or transform. From the broadest biophysiological point of view, the biosphere is the global ecological system integrating all living beings and their relationships, including their interaction with the elements of the lithosphere, hydrosphere, and atmosphere. This biosphere is postulated to have evolved, beginning through a process of biogenesis or biopoesis, at least some 3.5 billion years ago.

Biomass accounts for about 3.7 kg carbon per square meter of the earth's surface averaged over land and sea, making a total of about 1900 gigatonnes of carbon.

ATMOSPHERE:~
An atmosphere is a layer of gases that may surround a material body of sufficient mass. The gases are attracted by the gravity of the body, and are retained for a longer duration if gravity is high and the atmosphere's temperature is low. Some planets consist mainly of various gases, and therefore have very deep atmospheres.

The term stellar atmosphere is used for the outer region of a star, and typically includes the portion starting from the opaque photosphere outwards. Relatively low temperature stars may form compound molecules in their outer atmosphere. Earth's atmosphere protects living organisms from ultraviolet rays.

                You will need to do some reading for this - I suggest you start with the definitions and then go on to some of the many sites dealing with this.
You can think about how the climate (atmosphere) affects weathering and erosion of rocks (Lithosphere) - volcanoes affect the atmosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere in different ways. The lithosphere - geology - influences the biosphere because it dictates the types and fertility of the soils. Similarly the weather influences what can grow and consequently the whole biome. Birds fly through the atmosphere, fish swim in the sea, people dig in the ground to grow crops - all these are interactions. Just a few examples.
Do a search on lithosphere + atmosphere +hydrosphere + biosphere + interactions.

Source(s):

http://geography.about.com/od/physicalge…
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/ESS/ESSmain.html

 

The hydrosphere often erodes part of the lithosphere, and the atmosphere constantly incorporates part of the hydrosphere via evaporation, and dumps much of it on the lithosphere, from where it it transported back to the hydrosphere in a never ending cycle. The biosphere for the most part takes CO2 from the atmosphere and keeps producing oxygen. The biosphere also incorporates part of the hydrosphere and lithosphere, both of which it lives in. You will need to do some reading for this - I suggest you start with the definitions and then go on to some of the many sites dealing with this.
You can think about how the climate (atmosphere) affects weathering and erosion of rocks (Lithosphere) - volcanoes affect the atmosphere, biosphere and hydrosphere in different ways. The lithosphere - geology - influences the biosphere because it dictates the types and fertility of the soils. Similarly the weather influences what can grow and consequently the whole biome. Birds fly through the atmosphere, fish swim in the sea, people dig in the ground to grow crops - all these are interactions. Just a few examples.
Do a search on lithosphere + atmosphere +hydrosphere + biosphere + interactions. The hydrosphere often erodes part of the lithosphere, and the atmosphere constantly incorporates part of the hydrosphere via evaporation, and dumps much of it on the lithosphere, from where it it transported back to the hydrosphere in a never ending cycle. The biosphere for the most part takes CO2 from the atmosphere and keeps producing oxygen. The biosphere also incorporates part of the hydrosphere and lithosphere, both of which it lives in.

 

Source(s):

http://geography.about.com/od/physicalge…
http://www.cotf.edu/ete/ESS/ESSmain.html

 

 

 

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