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  • 1 weather modification — Deliberate or inadvertent alteration of atmospheric conditions by human activity, sufficient to modify the weather on a local or regional scale. Deliberate alterations include covering plants to keep them warm at night, seeding clouds to induce… …

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  • 3 agricultural technology — Introduction       application of techniques to control the growth and harvesting of animal and vegetable products. Soil preparation       Mechanical processing of soil so that it is in the proper physical condition for planting is usually… …

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  • 4 Earth Sciences — ▪ 2009 Introduction Geology and Geochemistry       The theme of the 33rd International Geological Congress, which was held in Norway in August 2008, was “Earth System Science: Foundation for Sustainable Development.” It was attended by nearly… …

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  • 5 Bernard Vonnegut — Infobox Scientist name = Bernard Vonnegut image width = caption = birth date = August 29, 1914 birth place = Indianapolis, Indiana, USA death date = April 25, 1997, USA death place = Albany, New York, USA field = Atmospheric sciences, chemical… …

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  • 6 Ice — This article is about water ice. For the broader concept of ices as used in the planetary sciences, see volatiles. For other uses, see Ice (disambiguation) …

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  • 7 Common reagents — This is a list of common inorganic and organic reagents often used in chemistry. Contents 1 Synopsis 2 Reagent Compounds 3 See also 4 References S …

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  • 8 March 2005 — ← – January 2005 – February 2005 – March – April 2005 – May 2005 – June 2005 – July 2005 – August 2005 – September 2005 – October 2005 – November 2005 – December 2005 – → < Marc …

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  • 9 chemical industry — Introduction       complex of processes, operations, and organizations engaged in the manufacture of chemicals and their derivatives.       Although the chemical industry may be described simply as the industry that uses chemistry and… …

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  • 10 Nuclear winter — For other uses, see Nuclear winter (disambiguation). Nuclear weapons History Warfare Arms race Design Testing …

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  • 11 Dry ice — Sublimation of dry ice when placed on the surface of water at room temperature Dry ice, sometimes referred to as Cardice or as card ice , is the solid form of carbon dioxide. It is used primarily as a cooling agent. Its advantages include lower… …

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  • 12 Silver — This article is about the chemical element. For the color, see Silver (color). For other uses, see Silver (disambiguation). palladium ← silver → cadmium …

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  • 13 Israel — /iz ree euhl, ray /, n. 1. a republic in SW Asia, on the Mediterranean: formed as a Jewish state May 1948. 5,534,672; 7984 sq. mi. (20,679 sq. km). Cap.: Jerusalem. 2. the people traditionally descended from Jacob; the Hebrew or Jewish people. 3 …

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  • 14 environment — environmental, adj. environmentally, adv. /en vuy reuhn meuhnt, vuy euhrn /, n. 1. the aggregate of surrounding things, conditions, or influences; surroundings; milieu. 2. Ecol. the air, water, minerals, organisms, and all other external factors… …

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  • 15 Inquiry — For other uses, see Public inquiry and Enquiry character. An inquiry is any process that has the aim of augmenting knowledge, resolving doubt, or solving a problem. A theory of inquiry is an account of the various types of inquiry and a treatment …

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  • 16 china — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. a translucent ceramic material, biscuit fired at a high temperature, its glaze fired at a low temperature. 2. any porcelain ware. 3. plates, cups, saucers, etc., collectively. 4. figurines made of porcelain or ceramic material …

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  • 17 China — /chuy neuh/, n. 1. People s Republic of, a country in E Asia. 1,221,591,778; 3,691,502 sq. mi. (9,560,990 sq. km). Cap.: Beijing. 2. Republic of. Also called Nationalist China. a republic consisting mainly of the island of Taiwan off the SE coast …

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  • 18 Glossary of environmental science — This is a glossary of environmental science.Environmental science is the study of interactions among physical, chemical, and biological components of the environment. Environmental science provides an integrated, quantitative, and… …

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  • 19 Australia — /aw strayl yeuh/, n. 1. a continent SE of Asia, between the Indian and the Pacific oceans. 18,438,824; 2,948,366 sq. mi. (7,636,270 sq. km). 2. Commonwealth of, a member of the Commonwealth of Nations, consisting of the federated states and… …

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  • 20 basketball — /bas kit bawl , bah skit /, n. 1. a game played by two teams of usually five players each on a rectangular court having a raised basket or goal at each end, points being scored by tossing the ball through the opponent s basket. 2. the round,… …

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