biogeochemical cycle


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biogeochemical cycle

[‚bī·ō‚jē·ō′kem·ə·kəl ′sīkəl]
(geochemistry)
The chemical interactions that exist between the atmosphere, hydrosphere, lithosphere, and biosphere.
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Silicon isotope fractionation in bamboo and its significance to the biogeochemical cycle of silicon.
1st position was won by model on biogeochemical cycles designed by group no 5 that consisted of Aroona Ejaz, Rushda Tariq, Aimon Khursheed and Ayesha Rahat.
Benthic phosphorus regeneration, net primary production, and ocean anoxia: a model of the coupled marine biogeochemical cycles of carbon and phosphorus.
1995, Tree ring width and density evidence of climatic and potentially forest change in Alaska: Global Biogeochemical Cycles, v.
The applications of Kiene's research have advanced our understanding of microbial food webs, biogeochemical cycles, and how microorganisms in the ocean can affect atmospheric chemistry and ultimately global climate.
The increasing interconnectedness and integration of societies and economies worldwide makes us interdependent, but we are all wholly dependent on the dynamic and interactive system of complex biogeochemical cycles that makes life on earth possible in the first place.
All sides in the limits-to-growth debate would probably agree on the following two observations: First, the dynamic, interactive system of complex biogeochemical cycles that constitutes Earth's surface environment is falling increasingly under the influence of a single dominant life form: us.
Fundamental in this process was the view of farms as ecosystems (agroecosystems), a paradigm aimed at reestablishing in the farm processes such as energy flow, biogeochemical cycles, and trophic interactions in accordance with ecological principles observed in natural systems.
The second is to understand the impacts of these land surface changes on ecosystem health, climate variability, biogeochemical cycles, hydrology, and human health.
In this regard, measurements of light stable isotopes in carbon dioxide, methane, and other atmospheric trace gases provide a unique means to better understand their sources, fates, and contributions in biogeochemical cycles.
Mid-Holocene land-surface conditions in northern Africa and the Arabian peninsula, Global Biogeochemical Cycles 12:35-51.