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the regions of the surface and atmosphere of the Earth (or other planet) where living organisms exist

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The biospheric monitoring project is in its very early stages, but Wiens would like to see it operating within three years.
Most of them died out as a consequence of rapid biospheric change.
Brathwaite has buttressed his cosmic vision by reference to Gary Snyder's useful distinction of ecosystems cultures from biospheric ones.
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A biospheric dome of non-angularity Revealing spatial and temporal transition.
According to the researchers, even as the Arctic greens, its escalating old carbon loss "could make permafrost a large biospheric carbon source in a warmer world.
NASA announced yesterday the award of the Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences support contract to Sigma Space Corp.
This exciting discovery of large lakes exchanging water under the ice sheet surface has radically altered our view of what is happening at the base of the ice sheet and how ice moves in that environment," said co-author Robert Bindschadler, chief scientist of the Laboratory for Hydrospheric and Biospheric Sciences at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, Greenbelt, Md.
He is a member of the Advisory Board for the Yale Institute for Biospheric studies, Vice Chairman of the Board of Biotraces, Inc.
The contractor will also provide support for the Hydrological Sciences Branch in Goddard's Laboratory for Hydrospheric and Biospheric Processes.
The American Dream physically embodied in the single-family house has to be reinvented in terms which are coherent with the human biospheric reality.
Hillis is a member of the science board of the Santa Fe Institute, the Clock Library Foundation, the external advisory board of the Institute for Biospheric Studies and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
John Allen, vice president for Biospheric Development, said that telling the Biosphere 2 story with interactive computer technology will enhance understanding of the program and make study results readily available for schools and research.
The researchers said: "The lengthening of the growing season is likelyto contribute to increased biomass formation, which is part of a globalincrease in biospheric activity.
Their multidimensional analysis is oriented around a biospheric vision shaped by various strains of thought but based on Christian theism.