imperviousness


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the quality of being impenetrable (by people or light or missiles etc

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The data, which consisted of the sites' WQI and the percent imperviousness of the associated watershed, were analyzed in Minitab 17 Statistical Software (2010).
In urban areas, some physical processes that cause rainfall loss are decreased due to the LULC changes and the increase of imperviousness, e.g.
One of the important catchment characteristics is surface imperviousness. A large proportion of impervious surface accelerates the runoff rate and produces shorter times of concentration or lag times as well as an increased peak flow and runoff volume; however, the proximity of impervious surfaces to a drainage system plays a significant role in these interactions (Shuster et al., 2005).
By featuring Sturtevant's body with its attendant force and fragility, such a work--not simply a reperformance but also undeniably self-expressive--brings her oeuvre out of imperviousness and into the world inhabited by the rest of us.
"Our commitment to Wilayat al Faqih, our leader and his orders is what brought about our imperviousness today and the stability and safety that Lebanon is witnessing," added the member of Loyalty to the Resistance bloc.
Westminster politics-as-usual seems incapable of reacting to Alex Salmond's seeming imperviousness. Whatever threats or promises the No camp use, Salmond simply says that they can make it work if they are given the chance.
The findings represent an attempt to help engineers answer the question: Which impact is more important for design flood considerations: the flooding due to increasing imperviousness or the flooding due to increasing intensification of storm systems through land use and land cover changes?
From a shortlist of over 40 inventions, plastics' "relatively low cost, ease of manufacture, versatility and imperviousness to water," were cited as major benefits in their use for an "enormous and expanding" range of products over the past century.
This feature, along with nanometer sized, non-connected pores throughout its cementitious matrix, impart imperviousness and durability against adverse conditions or aggressive agents.
In the wake of emancipation, formerly enslaved people resisted the freedom of wage labour, confirming anti-abolitionist views of their imperviousness to capitalist incentives.
The data captured by satellite can be transformed into several helpful measures, including land surface temperatures (LST) and percent surface imperviousness (SI).
The agency's imperviousness to reform is a testament to the political power of ranchers and big-game hunters, but a 2012 letter from the American Society of Mammologists to the bureaucratic parent of Wildlife Services, the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, might cause even those interests to reconsider their position.
* Is it more reliable for the ISGM regression model to be based on estimates of change in input parameters over a given period (i.e., change in imperviousness from 2001 to 2006) or based on static estimates of these parameters at a "snapshot" (i.e., total imperviousness in 2006)?
(149) Setting up her argument, Bernstein offers a historical summary of Raggedy Ann, including its literary coproduction as a "book-and-doll combination" (150), (1) a "racial genealogy of cuddly dolls" (153), and a summary of the features that Raggedy Ann borrows from Topsy, Scarecrow, and the Golliwogg (most significant of which would be their "imperviousness to pain" and "tendency toward benign mischief" [181]).
Describing the imperviousness of the Turkish real estate sector from the economic crisis in 2008 as an extraordinary success, Favell projected that there is a high possibility that the real estate bubble will burst even if the political stability continues.