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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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The vulnerability of ecosystem trophic dynamics to anthropogenically induced environmental change: a comparative approach.
101) Despite their low levels of biodiversity, the Arctic and other cold and/or high-elevation locales may yet prove to be pivotal legal battlegrounds in the last-ditch effort to save the earth and its diverse forms of life from anthropogenically induced climate change.
Without resorting to heavy-handed didacticism, We re Alive successfully models many of the behaviors that might, theoretically, allow people to better mitigate the adverse consequences of anthropogenically motivated climate change and environmental degradation.
For example, using the index to screen WWTP and cruise ship effluent and discharge sites, freshwater inputs such as river mouths and coastal aquaculture operations could provide baseline environmental levels for anthropogenically sourced ARDs.
In addition, researchers reported that in the future, high temperatures are likely to occur four times more frequently in an anthropogenically warmed world.
These are the places of runoff concentrations that are anthropogenically created for the purpose of economic activity.
bifurcata seems to be an ecologically adaptable species on that island, inhabiting anthropogenically altered habitats, such as garden ponds, and co-occurring with various introduced aquatic species, including tadpoles, guppies, and tilapia.
Anthropogenically induced salinization of groundwater: A case study from the Coastal Plain aquifer of Israel, Journal of Contamination Hydrology, 11, 149-171.
In addition, field measurements conducted in urban and remote areas using an AMS have indicated that atmospheric aerosols contain a substantial fraction of organic material (18-70%), especially in the more anthropogenically impacted northern hemisphere (Zhang et al.
Characterization of selected element concentration and enrichment ratios in background and anthropogenically impacted roadside areas.
The amount of anthropogenically introduced metal in household dust of different study locations was estimated using an enrichment factor (EFx).