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2009-10-01 12:24:20

Australia has been stripped bare of vegetation to expose the surface that lies beneath.

2009-09-05 12:16:23

A team of scientists has analyzed 29 esparto fields from Guadalajara to Murcia and has concluded that perennial vegetation cover is an efficient early warning system against desertification in these ecosystems.

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2009-07-30 09:50:00

An international research team has developed a mathematical and cartographical model that make it possible to view how Mediterranean landscapes evolve in the aftermath of forest fires.

2009-06-11 13:55:00

At times in the distant past, an abrupt change in climate has been associated with a shift of seasonal monsoons to the south, a new study concludes, causing more rain to fall over the oceans than in the Earth's tropical regions, and leading to a dramatic drop in global vegetation growth.

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2009-05-05 16:33:31

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2009-04-22 15:02:22

Many scientists say climate change might increase wildfires around the world, but a new U.S.

2009-04-21 14:25:34

Paleoecological data reveal strong influence of vegetation changes on wildfire frequency.

2009-04-08 08:43:49

Climate change will bring about major shifts in worldwide fire patterns, and those changes are coming fast, according to a first-of-its-kind analysis led by researchers at the University of California, Berkeley, in collaboration with scientists at Texas Tech University.

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2009-03-24 09:30:41

Conserving Australia's most endangered snake might mean lighting more bush fires, ecologists have proposed.

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2009-02-11 07:54:07

A UA-led research team has found that as the climate warms, plants are flowering at higher elevations in the Santa Catalina Mountains.


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definiens
  • The word or words serving to define another word or expression, as in a dictionary entry.
The word 'definiens' comes from the Latin word 'definire', 'to define'.
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