submergence


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submergence

[səb′mər·jəns]
(geology)
A change in the relative levels of water and land either from a sinking of the land or a rise of the water level.
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The decrease of unhulled rice yield due to the submergence for rice variety containing Sub-1 gene was lower than the rice variety which does not contain Sub-1 gene.
The hilly villages have suffered submergence since 1995, and it is now the turn of the farmers and Patidars in the rich agricultural plains of Nimad in Madhya Pradesh to lose their farm lands "which feed our country with the sweetest fruits, vegetables, corn and sugarcane irrigated by the waters of the Narmada", says Patkar.
After forming the branching and jetting points, the spillway submergence begins.
This increase was found to decrease with the progress of submergence. As observing effect of arsenic, it was observed that zinc content decreased up to 60 days of treatment; a greater decrease in zinc content was recorded with higher concentration of arsenic.
The analysis traces the flooding and submergence to "the significant difference between the tsunami height the plant was designed for and the one that impacted the plant," EPRI said in announcing the report.
Three impellers, one axial and two mixed flow were tested over a range of solids concentration (2 - 10% by volume), and impeller submergence (0.05 T - 0.5 T).
The main goal of this report is to provide evidence and arguments for evaluating deep submergence vehicle capability.
However, it is often not possible to control the water depth, and submergence of the plants may occur.
Yet, the National Science Foundation may struggle to find $25 million spread out over three years to build a human-operated deep ocean submersible (HOV) to complement its National Deep Submergence Facility's only other HOV, the 40-year-old Alvin.
Abstract--Sea turtles are subjected to involuntary submergence and potential mortality due to incidental capture by the commercial shrimp fishing industry.
Mr Ballard's crew will use a Navy deep submergence support ship, the University of Hawaii's towed search system and an unmanned, remotely operated exploration vessel.
In creating this bizarre hybrid creature, Chiezo investigates the submergence of popular technology into its packaging and the emergence of that packaging as a deceptively lifelike entity unto itself.