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Acid Rain and Acid Deposition

Acid Rain and Acid Deposition   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Global Change

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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3,165 words
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Acid rain is a colloquial term that refers to acids and associated compounds in rainfall, cloud water, snow, and airborne

Acid Rain and Acid Deposition

Acid Rain and Acid Deposition   Reference library

Encyclopedia of Global Change

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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3,122 words
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Acid rain is a colloquial term that refers to acids and associated compounds in rainfall, cloud water, snow, and airborne

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A Dictionary of Environment and Conservation (3 ed.)

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2017
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Science and technology, Environmental Science, Earth Sciences and Geography
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348 words
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A form of *air pollution created by acid-forming reactions within the atmosphere involving gaseous pollutants, principally *sulphur dioxide

Agricultural Dispersals in Mediterranean and Temperate Europe

Agricultural Dispersals in Mediterranean and Temperate Europe   Reference library

Aurélie Salavert

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment

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Current Version:
2020
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Science and technology, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
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16,374 words
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Agriculture is the relationship between an exploiting species and one or more exploited species living in an artificial cultivated ecosystem (...

Agricultural Energy Demand and Use

Agricultural Energy Demand and Use   Reference library

David Roland-Holst

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment

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Current Version:
2020
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Science and technology, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
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9,147 words
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Food is the primary source of our subsistence as it provides most of humanity’s biological energy. Thus, it is hardly surprising that most of the energy expended by humans during the ... More
Agricultural Innovation and Dispersal in Eastern North America

Agricultural Innovation and Dispersal in Eastern North America   Reference library

Kandace D. Hollenbach and Stephen B. Carmody

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment

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2020
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Science and technology, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
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12,441 words
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Plant remains from archaeological sites have demonstrated that the earliest foragers living in eastern North America utilized a range of wild plant foods, including nuts, fruits, and seeds ... More
Agricultural Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution in Surface Waters

Agricultural Nitrogen and Phosphorus Pollution in Surface Waters   Reference library

Marianne Bechmann and Per Stålnacke

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
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8,703 words
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Nitrogen (N) and phosphorus (P) are essential nutrients in agricultural production systems. However, large-scale anthropogenic nutrient inputs to aquatic ecosystems have long been ... More
Agricultural Origins and Their Consequences in Southwestern Asia

Agricultural Origins and Their Consequences in Southwestern Asia   Reference library

Alan Simmons

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
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10,709 words
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The Neolithic is one of the most enduring research topics of archeaology. For most of our existence, humans were quite successful hunters and gatherers of wild resources. But around 12,000 ... More
Agricultural Practices and Environmental Impacts of Aztec and Pre-Aztec Central Mexico

Agricultural Practices and Environmental Impacts of Aztec and Pre-Aztec Central Mexico   Reference library

Deborah L. Nichols

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment

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Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
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10,310 words
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The Aztec empire began as a military alliance among three city-states, Texcoco, Tenochtitlan, and Tlacopan, in the early 1400s to consolidate control over the Basin of Mexico in the ... More
Agricultural Subsidies and the Environment

Agricultural Subsidies and the Environment   Reference library

Heather Williams

The Oxford Encyclopedia of Agriculture and the Environment

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2020
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Engineering and Technology
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10,391 words
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Governments around the world for centuries have confronted unrest alternately from farmers, food merchants, industrialists, financiers, urban workers, and international traders over ... More

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