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Table 18: Characteristics of adult alcohol consumption in different regions of the world 2000 (population weighted averages)
Table 19: Alcohol-related harm in different regions of the world (population weighted averages), DALYs (000s) ...


Characteristics of Chromium
Chromium is odorless and tasteless. It occurs naturally in various types of rock, soil, ore and volcanic dust as well as in plants, animals and humans.

Characteristic
Any one of the four categories used in defining hazardous waste ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, and toxicity.
Characterization of Ecological Effects ...

Characteristic Waste: Waste that is considered hazardous under RCRA because it exhibits any four different properties: ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, and toxicity.

Characteristics (e.g., race, sex, age, obesity) or variables (e.g., smoking, occupational exposure level) associated with increased probability of a toxic effect.
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Characteristics of invaders and invaded systems
Introduction of new species in marine environments
Ballast water as a vehicle for invading species ...

Characteristic Curve: a) A curve to show the relation between two changing values b) Refers to one of a pair of conjugate curves in a surface, ...

characteristic shape.
agrochemical. Synthetic chemicals (pesticide and fertilizers)
used in agricultural production.

A characteristic which occurs mostly on proof coins as a result of a piece of lint on the die or planchet during the striking process. This lint creates an incused scratch-like mark on the coin.

A characteristic of acidic and basic hazardous wastes.
The characteristic is defined by a waste's pH and its ability to corrode steel. A waste is corrosive if it has a pH less than or equal to 2.0 or greater than or equal to 12.5.

The characteristics of the farm sector; most often used in describing changes in the number, size distribution, production traits, and business composition (i.e. type of ownership) of farms and agribusiness firms.
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The characteristics factoring into coin grade, such as bag marks, luster, strike quality, and "eye appeal".
AU (About Uncirculated)
The grade of a coin having very minimal wear, just one step below Uncirculated.

The characteristic number of protons per atom of an element. Used as an identifying attribute.
autotroph
An organism that synthesizes food molecules from inorganic molecules by using an external energy source, such as light energy.

The characteristics, processes or reactions of a soil that are caused by physical forces, and are described by, or expressed in physical terms or equations.

The characteristic features of a red-brown earth include:
an A horizon which is grey-brown to red-brown loamy sand to sandy clay loam;
an A horizon which is weakly structured to massive;
an abrupt to clear boundary between the A and B horizons; ...

Species characteristic of or prevalent in a particular or restricted locality or region.
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Site and soil characteristics, combined with disturbances (human or natural) act to control the plant survival, health, density, and growth.

Hardness: characteristic of water which describes the presence of dissolved minerals.

Homosexuality: characteristic of roughly 10% of any population. Recent evidence suggests a genetic component.

Risk factor
Characteristic (e.g., race, sex, age, obesity) or variable (e.g., smoking, occupational exposure level) associated with increased probability of a toxic effect.(1)
Siting
The process of choosing a location for a facility.(1) ...

variable Any characteristic or attribute that can be measured.
variable charge The portion of a water bill that varies with water usage; also known as a commodity charge.

Impermeable: Characteristic of geologic materials that limit their ability to transmit significant quantities of water under the head differences normally found in the subsurface environment.

Monitor: To track a characteristic, such as dissolved oxygen, nitrate level, or fish population, over a period of time using uniform methods to evaluate change.

Possesses at least one of four characteristics (ignitability, corrosivity, reactivity, or toxicity), or appears on special EPA lists.

Horizon, soil - a layer of soil, approximately parallel to the surface, having distinct characteristics produced by soil-forming
processes. In the identification of soil horizons, an uppercase letter represents the major horizons.

Patterns of climate variability Natural variability of the climate system, in particular on seasonal and longer time scales, predominantly occurs with preferred spatial patterns and time scales, through the dynamical characteristics of the ...

The prefix 'ab-' emphasizes that the heritable characteristics of an organism are consequences of the past and not anticipation of the present or future.

[1, 24] cline A pattern of gradual change in a characteristic of an organism over a geographic region. [6] clone A genetically identical copy of an individual.

airmass A widespread body of in the atmosphere that gains certain meteorological or polluted characteristics while set in one location. The characteristics can change as it moves away.

reach a large subdivision of a stream determined by a fairly uniform set of valley, channel, and land use characteristics. Each reach is composed of many smaller individual habitat units.
recharge when water enters the ground-water stores.

Fundamental discoveries in UV technology research coupled with practical applications are the characteristics of Dr. Linden' work. Dr.

In fact, the most important characteristic of a desert is that it receives very little rainfall. Most deserts receive less than 300 mm a year compared to rainforests, which receive over 2,000 mm.

GAC See granular activated carbon adsorption geological log A detailed description of all underground features discovered during the drilling of a well, including types of formations encountered and their physical characteristics.

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