terrestrial environment


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terrestrial environment

[tə′res·trē·əl in′vī·rən·mənt]
(geography)
The earth's land area, including its human-made and natural surface and subsurface features, and its interfaces and interactions with the atmosphere and the oceans.
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Most of the species' activity occurs in the water, but terrestrial environments are used for hibernation, aestivation, and nesting (Reese and Welsh 1997; Rathbun and others 2002).
Thus, a comprehensive adjustment of the index system based on parameters consistent with terrestrial environment and respective oil dynamics in these environments, has been necessary.
3936359 million years ago profoundly transformed the terrestrial environment and atmosphere," the study says.
A top marine predator may be pushed to the terrestrial environment for its survival.
In addition to dead turtles in the terrestrial environment, we also observed live turtles in perennial pools during the entire observation period.
While it might be easy to overlook the presence of caterpillars within any terrestrial environment, the fact they exist is the foundation for other life forms that depend upon these larvae for survival.
Discovery of radioactive silver Hiromi NAKANISHI, Atsushi (110mAg) in spiders and other fauna MORI, Kouki TAKEDA, in the terrestrial environment after the Houdo TANAKA, Natsuko meltdown of Fukushima Dai-ichi nuclear KOBAYASHI, Keitaro TANOI, power plant Takashi YAMAKAWA and Satoshi MORI Communicated by Teruhiko BePPU, M.J.A.
"The gathering aims to promote biodiversity and preserve the natural habitat of parasitic plants, and detect the interaction between the systems of terrestrial environment and arid land," he noted.
The extent of the threat of the global warming to biodiversity of terrestrial environment at the global level by using vegetation models has been studied and the results recommend that, by the end of this century, in some cases could equal or even exceed the extinction rates of terrestrial plant and animal species caused by global warming, due to deforestation in some tropical hotspots.
naziri is that they occur frequently in terrestrial environment (40% of all known insect species (Erwin 1982) and are taken by rain and excess irrigational water and ultimately to the rivers/water bodies.
The research, "Quantifying the anthropogenic fraction of fatty alcohols in a terrestrial environment," tied for third runner up for the Best Paper Award for 2012 research appearing in the journal.
Sheikh Saif bin Himiar al Malik al-Shihi Governor of A'Dhahirah opened an art and picture gallery held on the sidelines of the celebration included several photos of the wildlife of the marine and terrestrial environment and many works of art inspired by the raw materials available in our daily lives and how to exploit and protect our environment from risks.

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