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A
acid rain
atmospheric (adiabatic) lapse rate
adsorption
aerosols
albedo
ambient
anaerobic
angular momentum
anthropogenic
aquifers
aragonite
archaea
artesian
B
bacteria
base load power
bioaccumulation
biodiesel
biofuel
biological pump
biomes
blooms
breeder reactor
British thermal unit (Btu)
buoyancy
buoyant
C
Cambrian explosion
carbon monoxide
carrying capacity
case-control study
catchment area
cation
chlorofluorocarbons
clathrates
carbon dioxide fertilization
coevolution
cohort study
compensation depth
compensation zone
competitive exclusion principle
contingent valuation
convection
convergence
coral bleaching
Coriolis force
cyanobacteria
D
deforestation
delivered dose
demographic convergence
demographic dividend
demographic transition
denitrification
dependency ratio
dew point
discharges
dry adiabatic lapse rate
dynamic balance
E
ecosystem
edge effect
effluent
Ekman transport
El Niño Southern Oscillation (ENSO)
endemic
endocrine disruptors
epidemiology
estuaries
ethanol
eukaryotes
extremophiles
F
fast breeder
United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
fecundity
feedback
fertility
Fischer-Tropsch process
fissile
flow
foraminifera
Framework Convention on Climatic Change
freshwater
fuel cells
fundamental niche
G
gasification
geochemical cycling
geostrophic flow
geothermal gradient
global warming potential
greenhouse gases
gross primary productivity (GPP)
groundwater
gyre
H
habitat fragmentation
Hadley circulation
harvest index
hedonic valuation
heterotrophs
hotspots
hydrates
hydraulic head
hydrocarbons
hydrocarbon system
hydroxyl radical
hypoxic
I
inflow
integrated pest management (IPM)
invasive species
Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)
isobars
J
jet stream
K
K-selected
keystone species
Kyoto Protocol
L
latent energy
latitudinal biodiversity gradient
life expectancy
life history strategy
M
marine snow
methane hydrates
migration
mimicry
moist adiabatic lapse rate
monoculture
Montreal Protocol on Substances That Deplete the Ozone Layer
mortality
mutualistic
N
National Ambient Air Quality Standards
natural fires
negative feedback
net primary productivity (NPP)
niche partitioning
nitrogen fixing
nitrogen oxides
nonattainment areas
nonpoint source
non-aqueous phased liquids (NAPL)
non-renewable resource
North Atlantic Oscillation (NAO)
no observable adverse effects level (NOAEL)
O
oil shale
ore
organic agriculture/farming
organochlorines
overburden
oxidation
ozone
P
Pacific Decadal Oscillation (PDO)
paleoclimate
particulate matter (PM)
partition
pathogen
pelagic
permafrost
permeability
photolysis
photosynthesis
photovoltaic
phylum
phytoplankton
plate tectonics
point source
population momentum
porosity
Precautionary Principle
primary air pollutants
primary producers
prokaryotes
R
radical
radiocarbon dating
radiometric dating
realized niche
recharge
recruitment
reference dose
relative humidity
renewable resources
replacement level
residence time
respiration
respiration of organic matter in natural ecosystems
risk analysis
risk assessment
risk management
ruminant
r-selected
S
scleractinian corals
secondary air pollutants
selective breeding
sinks
smog
Snowball Earth
sorption
source rock
speciation
species richness
species-years
specific heat capacity
stock
stomata
stratigraphic record
subduction
succession
sulfur dioxide
T
tar sands
thermal maturation
thermocline
thermohaline circulation
total maximum daily load
transpiration
trophic cascades
trophic level
U
upwelling
uranium enrichment
V
vadose zone
volatile organic compounds
W
Walker circulation
watershed
Z
zooplankton
zooxanthellae


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