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anthropogenic

[¦an·thrə·pə¦jen·ik]
(ecology)
Referring to environmental alterations resulting from the presence or activities of humans.
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New records: ARGENTINA: Jujuy Province, Libertador General San Martin (23[degrees]48'S, 64[degrees]48'W), Ledesma Department, XI-2012, CDC traps with UV-light, anthropogenic environment, Veggiani Aybar & Dantur Juri coll.
An important mechanism for managing Anthropogenic challenges is the conscious cultivation of technological, institutional, and social options--a toolkit for adapting rapidly to changes in Earth systems.
Co-existence of natural and anthropogenic landscapes is co-existence of antipodes, that is why search for ways of their mutual satisfaction demands individual approach in every new case.
Along with colleagues, Marinov used models to discern whether the shrinking of the Antarctic Bottom Waters could be attributed to anthropogenic climate change.
SECARB Anthropogenic Test is the largest pilot project of a fully integrated pulverized coal-fired CCS project in the United States, pulling together components of capture, transportation, subsurface storage, and monitoring, verification, and accounting.
Natural factors (soil series) and anthropogenic impacts (land use) on soil properties were tested by two-way ANOVA.
Regarding attribution studies, rather than trying to reject either hypothesis regardless of which is the null, there should be a debate over the significance of anthropogenic warming relative to forced and unforced natural climate variability.
The whole idea of anthropogenic global warming is completely unfounded," said astrophysicist Hilton Ratcliffe, a fellow of the British Institute of Physics.
Further, imagine how much anthropogenic carbon dioxide from fossil fuels would be removed by forests if deforestation was slowed substantially, and current re-forestation programs expanded?
The dubious character of the claims of global warming as a result of anthropogenic emissions of greenhouse gases has been quite well established by the leaked or hacked e-mails from the Climate Research Unit at East Anglia University in England.
Times being what they are, whenever a natural body of water is studied, anthropogenic pollution is the first and overriding concern.
The study concluded that Heritage's "performance additive calcium carbonate (HM10 series) demonstrates ability to significantly reduce anthropogenic greenhouse gases and regional air pollutants (nitrogen oxide, sulphur oxide, and particulates).