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Encyclopedia of Global Change

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Current Version:
2005
Subject:
Science and technology, Environmental Science, Social sciences, Environment
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2,575 words
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This entry consists of two articles, Definition and Structure and Development. The purpose of this entry is to ...

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
Subject:
Science and technology, Life Sciences
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13 words

the parts of the Earth's crust and atmosphere that contain living organisms. ...

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World Encyclopedia

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Current Version:
2004
Subject:
Encyclopedias
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34 words

Portion of the Earth from its crust to the surrounding atmosphere that contains living organisms. It includes the oceans, a ...

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A Dictionary of Weather (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2008

The portion of the Earth that is inhabited by living organisms of any kind. Apart from the hydrosphere, the ...

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The Oxford Companion to the Earth

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Current Version:
2003

The biosphere is the part of our planet that is inhabited by life. It consists of three zones: the lithosphere ...

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Encyclopedia of Climate and Weather (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2011

The regions of the Earth inhabited by organisms and the totality of life on Earth are known collectively as the ...

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The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Archaeology (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2009
Subject:
Archaeology, History
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13 words

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All of the earth's living organisms interacting with the physical environment.

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