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vernal

[′vərn·əl]
(geophysics)
Pertaining to spring.
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Basically what we want to do is have the teachers be able to do the lessons in their classrooms," Vernal said.
August 29--The vernal pool contains no more standing water.
Another major obstacle in vernal pool conservation is that the variability in vernal pool physical and hydrologic characteristics makes it difficult to determine which vernal pools are most important to conserve (Colburn, 2004).
They lived in the community of Lindon, Utah, until Vernal Bird graduated from high school.
Each spring, Henry David Thoreau visited many of the vernal pools found in the nearby countryside, which he alternately called pools, ditches, spring-holes or hollows.
Chris Gray Hounslow, Middx AEASTER Sunday is the first Sunday after the 14th day of the lunar month - the nominal full moon - that falls on or after March 21, nominally the day of the vernal equinox.
Washington, Feb 13 (ANI): A new research has reported data from the Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) that suggests the discovery of ancient hot springs in the Vernal Crater, sites where life forms may have evolved on Mars.
Fairy shrimp are small crustaceans that inhabit seasonal wetlands such as vernal pools, desert playas, and wet meadows.
3 trillion cubic feet of natural gas at the Greater Natural Buttes field southeast of Vernal.
area and has examined the effects of local urbanization on the vernal pools used by spotted salamanders (Ambystoma maculatum) and wood frogs (Rana sylvatica) within such protected areas as national parks and wildlife refuges.
Science and conservation of vernal pools in northeastern North America.