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Synonyms for geosphere

the solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle

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Geosphere Drilling completed the programme with three drill rigs on site, and drilling a total of 1,384m.
It offers a new approach to Earth's history and reveals how the coevolution of the geosphere and biosphere--rocks and living matter--has shaped the planet into a unique world that may stand alone in its evolutionary process.
Applying a "straightforward presentation of what we know about how climate and the geosphere interact," the book links previous warming periods 20,000 to 5,000 years ago with a greater abundance of tsunamis, landslides, seismic activity and volcanic eruptions.
The panel discussed what constitutes a 'demonstration' of the ability of the geosphere to safely contain and isolate the waste for a long period of time (i.
238]U in the geosphere, measurements of isotopic ratios of [sup.
We've learned a lot more about the deep geosphere since 1988, as my colleagues at survey will happily confirm, and it is already possible to visit operating deep geothermal plants, in geological settings very similar to Newcastle, at Soultz-sous-Forets on Franco-German border and at Landau-in-der-Pfalz, Germany.
Past international appointments: include Chair of the International Geosphere Biosphere Programme's Land Cover Working Group, and Chair of the G7 Committee for Earth Observation Satellites Working Group on Calibration and Validation.
The book begins with a framework for looking at interactions of water in the geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and anthrosphere (the part of the environment constructed and operated by humans).
We live in a time where our geosphere and biosphere are being increasingly contaminated.
2] and store it underground in geologic reservoirs, then the net effect is to move carbon from the active biosphere to the deep geosphere, reversing the effect of producing and burning fossil fuels This approach is already being investigated within DOE and the U.
PAst Global changES (PAGES), a core project of the International Geosphere and Biosphere Programme (IGBP), has stressed the need to quantify the natural range of climatic variability that has occurred in the recent geological past.
From a convergence of indigenous and religious values, ecological and physical sciences and heterodox economics, there is now emerging a coherent ethical framework to guide human behaviour, not within an abstract 'technosphere' of our own making, but within the biosphere of other organisms and the physical geosphere of planet Earth.
Brilliantly stunning, full-color photography illustrates virtually every page of Nature's Wonders, a tour of amazing sights and scientific discoveries about Earth's atmosphere, hydrosphere, pedosphere, cryosphere, and (subterranean) geosphere.
International Geosphere Biosphere Program, Global Change and the Earth System: A Planet under Pressure, IGBP Science, no.
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