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anthropic

[an′thräp·ik]
(anthropology)
Pertaining to humans or the period of their existence on earth.
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Thus, it can be claimed that no signs of anthropic contamination were found in the studied sub-basin, since the maximum value of nitrate (2.
Several collection stations presented environmental conditions with some anthropic modification and, although none of the molluscs showed positive for S.
brasiliense (producing fruits) were randomly sampled per collection, except in the anthropic area, where trees were evaluated every time.
The reliability analysis of the South Grandstand of the Pascual Guerrero Stadium was conducted for anthropic loads considering serviceability limit states.
This picture testifies to the utility of biotic reasoning: a cohesive new approach to cosmology has emerged that dispenses with unsatisfactory anthropic explanations for fine-tuning and yields the first scientific resolutions of the Fermi paradox [3].
Here we are aimed to explore the potential of morphological biomarkers in assessing the head shape modification in larval specimens of the stonefly Leuctra fusca (Linnaeus 1758) known as a up- and middle- stream dwelling organism inhabiting areas with no and/or low anthropic disturbance.
Thus, we think that the appearance of charcoal in this location is more likely to indicate a natural or accidental event than anthropic use of the site.
1992) reported that the species could be frequently found in anthropic environments with many bite accident reports but no human death cases registered.
In order to make his case, the author needs to do three things: (1) establish the likelihood or credibility of the anthropic principle; (2) show that the anthropic principle entails a teleological view of the universe; and (3) show the connection between this teleological view (stemming from the anthropic principle) and a natural-rights-based ethical theory.
The high proportion of setts recorded inside BPF (away from open areas) may be explained by two causes: 1) higher anthropic pressure at the outskirts than inside of the forest due to more roads and human settlements outside than inside the forest, and 2) a small area of meadows in the neighbourhood of forests and a large area of fields and fallow fields that are not so abundant with earthworms (Kruuk 1978, Ryl 1984).
Keywords: Anthropic acclimation; Spirulina platensis; Bioreactor; Swine farm wastewater; Biosorption