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Land-Atmosphere-Ice-Snow Interactions in the High Arctic
Simmonds Ice Cap changes (1999-2002) Pictures and first results from the 2003 field season Land-Atmosphere-Ice and Snow Interactions in the High Arctic: the Hazen Plateau, Ellesmere Island ... and Simmonds Ice Caps. Project Summary - In this project, we are investigating interactions of the land surface, atmospheric processes and snow and ice-covered surfaces over an extensive upland region the ...
www.geo.umass.edu


Ecosystems, Land
Land Sustainable Development Indicator Group Working Draft Framework, Version 2, June 4, 1996 1.2.2 Ecosystems, Land Definition: An area on the Earth's land surface, extending to high-tide mark, with a characteristic physical environment and biological community. Definition Source: Webster's II New Riverside University Dictionary Ecosystems, Land ...
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Methods of Developing Sources of Surface Water
Depression springs are formed when the land surface dips and makes contact with the water table in permeable material. Yield will be ... be carefully maintained. They also require large tracts of land that may not be available in a community. Summary [ Top | Bottom ] Surface water sources can be developed for drinking water but ...
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NRDC: Forest Facts
Earth's land surface are gone. Only one-fifth of the Earth's original ... 2004, 595 certificates, representing more than 100 million acres of forest land worldwide, had been issued by certifiers accredited by the Forest ... 5/8/2008 NRDC Statement on Tejon Ranch Conservation and Land Use Agreement 2/8/2008 Environmental Safeguards Under Attack 2 ...
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Land and sea
Earth's surface as rain and snow. As it then moves over the land, it carries materials to rivers, lakes and ultimately the oceans ... coastal ecosystems is affected mainly by point sources and by storm-related drainage from the land surface, whether discharged directly into coastal areas or carried there by rivers. International cooperation UNEP's ...
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Helcom : - LAND
Contact us The Helsinki Convention Ministerial Declarations Recommendations Valid Recommendations Superseded Recommendations - MONAS - HABITAT - LAND - RESPONSE - MARITIME Baltic Sea Action Plan Groups Projects Publications Press office Meetings and ... 03-06 13:00:00.0 Reduction of discharges and emissions from the metal surface treatment 23/7 2002-03-06 13:00:00.0 Reduction of emissions and ...
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Climate Ark: Trend in global average surface temperature
The figure shows the combined land-surface air and sea surface temperatures (degrees Centigrade) 1861 to 1998, relative to the average temperature between 1961 and 1990 .The mean global surface ... which instrumental records are available. Warming is evident in both sea surface and land-based surface air temperatures. Urbanization in general and desertification could have ...
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Land & Food: poisoned soils, Tom the survivor, POPs, problem down under
Jump: Pick a chapter! -------- HOME -------- OUR EARTH Atmosphere Freshwater Marine & coastal areas Land and food Forests Biodiversity Urbanization Polar regions -------- OUR FUTURE Pull the strings ...and action ... in the soil. When the water reaches the surface, it evaporates, leaving a salty residue. This makes the land rock hard and useless. Thankfully, the Australian ...
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Land Use Issues
Created at Rainforest Margins Websites Creeping Dead Zones Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change Land degradation and desertification. (From the CIESIN thematic guide.) The National Drought Mitigation Center ... Myre, G. and A. Myre, 2003: Uncertainties in Radiative Forcing Due to Surface Albedo Changes Caused by Land-use Changes. J. Climate, 16, 1511-1524. Human-induced soil degradation, ...
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Land Use Issues
Related changes in solar energy absorption, surface water recycling, erosion, and ecosystem services have been touched upon in other units. Land use is a key to sustainability. Objectives To examine patterns of land use and understand the role of land ...
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