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  • continuous
  • The concept of smart environments evolves from the definition of ubiquitous computing that, according to Mark Weiser, promotes the ideas of "a physical world that is richly and invisibly interwoven with sensors, actuators, displays, and computational elements, embedded seamlessly in the everyday objects of our lives, and connected through a continuous network. (wikipedia.org)
  • pollution
  • organizing a network for partners to share experiences and information relevant to their water pollution work through biannual workshops and regular consultation with each other and with Pacific Environment assisting partners in developing communications strategies that will enable them to generate media attention on local efforts to fight water pollution. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Mental Environment (Mostly about Mind Pollution) (1st ed. (wikipedia.org)
  • In 2009, Environment Texas and the Sierra Club filed similar lawsuits against Chevron Phillips for alleged violations of pollution limits and the Shell Oil Company for alleged illegal air pollution emissions. (wikipedia.org)
  • terrestrial
  • This book begins with an overview of current thinking on bioavailability, its definition, cutting-edge research in speciation and advancement in tools for assessing chemical bioavailability in the terrestrial environment. (elsevier.com)
  • aims
  • A desktop environment aims to be an intuitive way for the user to interact with the computer using concepts which are similar to those used when interacting with the physical world, such as buttons and windows. (wikipedia.org)
  • Milieu
  • Emile Durkheim took a wider view of the social environment (milieu social), arguing that it contained internalised norms and representations of social forces/social facts: "Our whole social environment seems to be filled with forces which really exist only in our own minds" - collective representations. (wikipedia.org)
  • Max Scheler distinguishes between milieu as an experienced value-world, and the objective social environment on which we draw to create the former, noting that the social environment can either foster or restrain our creation of a personal milieu. (wikipedia.org)
  • therefore
  • Therefore, the social environment is a broader concept than that of social class or social circle. (wikipedia.org)
  • In geology, depositional environment or sedimentary environment describes the combination of physical, chemical and biological processes associated with the deposition of a particular type of sediment and, therefore, the rock types that will be formed after lithification, if the sediment is preserved in the rock record. (wikipedia.org)
  • Energy
  • She and several members of the journal's editorial advisory board previously had been associated with "the Energy and Environment Groups" at the Science and Technology Policy Unit (University of Sussex), with John Surrey. (wikipedia.org)
  • The MavHome project, in addition to providing a safe environment, wants to reduce the energy consumption of the inhabitants. (wikipedia.org)
  • LIFE
  • An extreme environment contains conditions that are hard to survive for most known life forms. (wikipedia.org)
  • Astrobiologists have not yet found life in any environments beyond Earth, though experiments have shown that tardigrades can survive the harsh vacuum and intense radiation of outer space. (wikipedia.org)
  • This poor mental environment may help explain why rates of mental illness are reportedly higher in industrial societies which might also have its roots in poor educational environment and mechanical routinised life present. (wikipedia.org)
  • Read
  • In linguistic notation it is written as /m__t, where the slash can be read as "in the environment", and the underscore represents the target phone's position relative to its neighbours. (wikipedia.org)
  • To reach a more general public who may not usually read academic journals, a five-page Environment and Urbanization Brief appears with each issue. (wikipedia.org)
  • University
  • Environment was founded in the late 1950s as Nuclear Information, a mimeographed newsletter published by Barry Commoner at the Center for the Biology of Natural Systems, at Washington University, in St. Louis, Missouri. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • Cook and Das define smart environment as "a small world where different kinds of smart device are continuously working to make inhabitants' lives more comfortable. (wikipedia.org)
  • Physical environments may be embedded with a variety of smart devices of different types including tags, sensors and controllers and have different form factors ranging from nano- to micro- to macro-sized. (wikipedia.org)