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Synonyms for elevation

Synonyms for elevation

the distance of something from a given level

the act of raising to a high position or status or the condition of being so raised

a progression upward in rank

Synonyms for elevation

the event of something being raised upward

the highest level or degree attainable

angular distance above the horizon (especially of a celestial object)

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distance of something above a reference point (such as sea level)

(ballet) the height of a dancer's leap or jump

drawing of an exterior of a structure

the act of increasing the wealth or prestige or power or scope of something

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These are patterns we would expect with climate warming, but the picture is a bit more complicated because some species of birds and mammals shifted their elevational ranges downslope," Beissinger says.
Ultrashort (20-40 ns) probing ultrasonic pulses provide 15-30 pm elevational resolution.
The study of local elevational gradients has great potential for increasing our knowledge about both regional and global scale diversity processes and the implications of climate change.
Instead, long-term monitoring is necessary considering the complexity of tropical avifaunas, which are subject to a constant species turnover involving long-distance and elevational migrants (Blake, Stiles & Loiselle, 1990) and highly mobile resident species with different sensitivities to environmental impacts.
Based on data from a project conducted from 2000 to 2012, this guide profiles 120 species of mammals, such as monkeys, civets, shrews, cloud rats, earthworm mice, rodents, and bats, found on Luzon Island in the Philippines, along with discussion of their biogeography in terms of the climate and habitat, topography and elevational diversity patterns, geological history and fossil mammals, speciation and diversification, habitat disturbance and invasive species, and conservation.
A number of factors have been implicated as underlying causes of elevational diversity gradients [29].
Presently, Colima is the only Mexican state where this species has not been recorded on the Pacific versant below Jalisco, but considering the similarity in elevational range and vegetation types, F.
But TAP languages easily beat most central New Guinea languages in elevational complexity: they distinguish three heights (above, below, and level, with respect to deictic center), enriched in some languages with sub distinctions of height related to distance (Abui), steepness of slope (Kamang, Western Pantar), and directionality with respect to the slope (traversing slope or following it) (Introduction, p.
cinereus (Gardner & Handley 2008) has been defined based on two marginal specimen localities in northern Colombia (Magdalena, Bonda; Allen 1900), one in Eastern Cordillera (Cundinamarca, Bogota, Santa Isabel; Sanborn & Crespo 1957), and one in Central Cordillera, in an elevational range between 1700 and 3500 m (Solari et al.
As no studies have associated species richness patterns of butterflies with environmental gradients of high altitudes in Brazil, we surveyed Hesperiidae ensembles in Serra do Mar along elevational transects (900-1,800 m above sea level.
My permits allowed me to collect five specimens of each species--essentially, one specimen from each of five elevational sites.
The second part discusses an assortment of topics, including symbiogenesis, cognitive ecology, genetic draft, genomic conflict, avian evolutionary genomics, elevational gradients, cytonuclear genomic interactions, molecular phylogenetics of Australian flora, introgression of crop alleles, facilitation, assisted gene flow, the genus Spartina, diversification on islands, mate choice, thermal ecology, diversity and competition, ecosystem collapse in the face of climate change, conservation biology, forest lepidoptera, biomass distribution of forests, and symbiont transmission.
Changes in the arthropod community along an elevational transect in the venezuelan Andes.
Forest structure and live above-ground biomass variation along an elevational gradient of tropical Atlantic moist forest (Brazil), Forest Ecology and Management 260(5): 679-691.