• minerals
  • Specific heat capacities of soils and minerals as determined with a radiation calorimeter. (springer.com)
  • In a 100 gram reference amount, molasses is a rich source (20% or more of the Daily Value, DV) of vitamin B6 and several dietary minerals, including manganese, magnesium, iron, potassium, and calcium (table). (wikipedia.org)
  • Aquifer depletion Mining for fossil fuels and minerals Overconsumption, excessive or unnecessary use of resources Overpopulation Pollution or contamination of resources Slash-and-burn agricultural practices, currently occurring in many developing countries Soil erosion Technological and industrial development Deforestation Increases the greenhouse gases Ozone depletion Minerals are needed to provide food, clothing, and housing. (wikipedia.org)
  • sand
  • The proposed DEM-FEM Coupling technique was employed to study the tractive performance of four different tire treads on a soil layer of the material sand. (uni.lu)
  • Sand is a naturally occurring granular material composed of finely divided rock and mineral particles. (wikipedia.org)
  • i.e., a soil containing more than 85 percent sand-sized particles by mass. (wikipedia.org)
  • The scientific Unified Soil Classification System used in engineering and geology corresponds to US Standard Sieves, and defines sand as particles with a diameter of between 0.074 and 4.75 millimeters. (wikipedia.org)
  • On this scale, for sand the value of Φ varies from −1 to +4, with the divisions between sub-categories at whole numbers. (wikipedia.org)
  • The bright white sands found in tropical and subtropical coastal settings are eroded limestone and may contain coral and shell fragments in addition to other organic or organically derived fragmental material, suggesting sand formation depends on living organisms, too. (wikipedia.org)
  • It is called grus in geology or sharp sand in the building trade where it is preferred for concrete, and in gardening where it is used as a soil amendment to loosen clay soils. (wikipedia.org)
  • carbon
  • Finally, Hartenstein presents a lively discussion on the serious consequences of soil organic carbon deficiency. (google.com)
  • polymer composites - similar in use to conducting polymers but formulated of non-conducting polymers with the addition of conducting material such as carbon black. (wikipedia.org)
  • Europe aims to have a strong, growing and low-carbon industry with closed material cycles. (europa.eu)
  • Because deforestation is so extensive, it has made several significant impacts on the environment, including carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, changing the water cycle, an increase in soil erosion, and a decrease in biodiversity. (wikipedia.org)
  • scientists
  • The theme of the conference is Geological & Medical Sciences for a Safer Environment, and will provide a unique opportunity for mineralogists, physicians, soil scientists, toxicologists, geochemists, veterinarians, biologists, chemists and many other specialists to share ideas and knowledge on the impact of natural environment on health. (bgs.ac.uk)
  • Inspection
  • This PDF is the current document as it appeared on Public Inspection on 08/31/2016 at 08:45 am. (federalregister.gov)
  • It was found by the site-inspection, monitoring and the destructive testing that the excessive deflection of top slabs for the culverts, which is almost 10 times the design estimated value, accompanies the out-of-plane shear failure. (go.jp)
  • Naktuinbouw (the Netherlands Inspection Service for Horticulture) is a Dutch centre with a primary focus based upon propagating material used in the horticultural sector. (wikipedia.org)
  • The foundations for the inspection services were laid in the late nineteenth century when a growing demand became apparent for safeguards regarding the quality of propagating material and seed. (wikipedia.org)
  • drinking water
  • The objective of this limited geochemical laboratory analysis was to determine the concentration of a suite of heavy metals and trace element nutrients in biological samples (human whole blood and hair) and environmental samples (drinking water, rice, soil, and freshwater fish) collected from two towns within the endemic NCP region in 2012 and 2013. (springer.com)
  • Within the limited number of environmental media samples, arsenic was determined to exceed initial risk screening and background concentration values in soil, while data collected from drinking water samples reflected the unique hydrogeochemistry of the region, including the prevalence of hard or very hard water, and fluoride, iron, manganese, sodium, and lead exceeding applicable drinking water standards in some instances. (springer.com)
  • Drinking water and other sources for lead are the subject of public health concerns around the Flint, Michigan, drinking water and East Chicago, Indiana, lead in soil crises. (nih.gov)
  • exposure
  • These components of wildlife exposure estimation should be developed on a site‐, species‐, and analyte‐specific basis to the extent that the expense for their derivation is justified by the value they add to Eco‐SCV development. (environmental-expert.com)
  • strawberries
  • Strawberries are also an important crop in New Hampshire, with estimates of the retail value of New Hampshire's strawberry crops at about $1.85 million. (growingproduce.com)
  • Examples include seed analysis, health tests (viruses, fungi, bacteria and viroids), nematode detection tests, making the propagating material of woody crops and strawberries, in particular, virus-free and maintaining a collection of pre-basic material, namely of ornamental trees and fruit crops. (wikipedia.org)
  • Specific
  • This preliminary screening identified that specific constituents may be present above levels of concern, but does not compare results against specific kidney toxicity values or cumulative risk related to a multifactorial disease process. (springer.com)
  • Though the derivation and subsequent application of these values can be used for screening purposes, there is a need to identify the threshold for effects when making remedial decisions during site‐specific assessments. (environmental-expert.com)
  • A specific response is recorded by the electronic interface transforming the signal into a digital value. (wikipedia.org)
  • doing Air case, understandable sector, dyad norm, Soil ceiling and PurchaseHaving specific different virtuous cartoons. (gateoperator.net)
  • To simplify comparisons of density across different systems of units, it is sometimes replaced by the dimensionless quantity "relative density" or "specific gravity", i.e. the ratio of the density of the material to that of a standard material, usually water. (wikipedia.org)
  • The reliance of orchids on specific fungi has been widely studied, and the populations of certain fungi which are present in the soil have proved to be of greater importance in seed germination than the orchid's proximity to older plants or their geographical location, as previously assumed. (wikipedia.org)
  • typically
  • One advantage of CPT over the Standard Penetration Test (SPT) is a more continuous profile of soil parameters, with data recorded at intervals typically of 20 cm but as small as 1 cm. (wikipedia.org)
  • concrete
  • Once Tyler Willett, president of Timberline Tree Service, discovered MB Crusher's screening attachment at World of Concrete 2016, he set out to ask questions about this product and how it could help him manage his material. (environmental-expert.com)
  • It is also computationally investigated that the coupling of subsidence of the backfill soil and the combined creep and shrinkage of concrete after cracking is closely associated with the delayed shear failure found in the culvert in service. (go.jp)
  • Microbiologically precipitated calcite has a wide range of applications, such as soil remediation, soil stabilization and concrete repair. (wikipedia.org)
  • shear
  • This data helps determine the shear modulus and Poisson's ratio at intervals through the soil column for soil liquefaction analysis and low-strain soil strength analysis. (wikipedia.org)
  • crops
  • Testing for Value for Cultivation and Use (VCU) of agricultural crops is monitored and the Dutch National List of varieties is kept updated. (wikipedia.org)
  • Measurement
  • The Guide to the Expression of Uncertainty in Measurement gives guidance about how values and uncertainties should be assigned to the input quantities that. (nist.gov)
  • The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has issued a new standard-a certified reference material-to aid in the detection and measurement of the potent carcinogen hexavalent chromium in soil. (environmental-expert.com)
  • However, the strategies of investigation and measurement techniques of the physiological ecologist frequently require very detailed work on just small amounts of material. (google.com)
  • annual
  • Phosphate is needed to replace the phosphorus that plants remove from the soil, and its annual demand is rising nearly twice as fast as the growth of the human population. (wikipedia.org)
  • Between 2010 and 2016, average annual losses were around EUR 12.8 billion. (europa.eu)
  • natural
  • Between 1980 and 2016, natural disasters caused by weather and climate-related extremes accounted for some 83 % of the monetary losses in the EU Member States. (europa.eu)
  • California
  • A very early ultra-miniature 1 cm² subtraction penetrometer was developed and used on a US mobile ballistic missile launch system (MGM-134 Midgetman) soil/structure design program in 1984 at the Earth Technology Corporation of Long Beach, California. (wikipedia.org)
  • articles
  • However, some figures and Supplemental Material published in EHP articles may not conform to 508 standards due to the complexity of the information being presented. (nih.gov)
  • A publication called Reference News-which includes translated articles from abroad as well as news and commentary by Xinhua reporters-is delivered by Xinhua personnel, rather than by the national mail system, to officials at the working level and above. (wikipedia.org)
  • World
  • It presents historical demand data for the years 2001, 2006 and 2011, and forecasts for 2016 and 2021 by market (e.g., petroleum refining, chemical manufacturing), source (captive, merchant), world region and major country. (environmental-expert.com)
  • This reference sequence immediately became an indispensable resource in strawberry genetic research throughout the world. (growingproduce.com)
  • Europe
  • In the EU, the most expensive climate extremes in the period analysed include the 2002 flood in Central Europe (over EUR 20 billion), the 2003 drought and heat wave (almost EUR 15 billion), and the 1999 winter storm and October 2000 flood in Italy and France (EUR 13 billion), all at 2016 values. (europa.eu)
  • Soil contamination in Europe is, among other things, linked to industrial activity. (europa.eu)
  • billion
  • In 2012, the U.S. produced more than 3 billion pounds valued at $2.4 billion, according to USDA. (growingproduce.com)
  • Throughout these 37 years, weather and climate-related losses accounted for a total of EUR 410 billion (at 2016 values). (europa.eu)
  • industrial
  • These standards require the material to convert to CO2 gas within 180 days because industrial composting has a short timescale and is not the same as degradation in the open environment. (wikipedia.org)
  • strong
  • When the core sets it is then dried in a large drying chamber, and the sandwich becomes rigid and strong enough for use as a building material. (wikipedia.org)
  • levels
  • Basic statistical measurements were subsequently used to compare media against applicable benchmark values, such as US soil screening levels. (springer.com)
  • High levels of explosives in soil can threaten the health of humans, livestock, and wildlife. (environmental-expert.com)
  • Parents, clinicians, communities, state and federal authorities and political leaders are expected to monitor blood lead test levels, aware that children testing higher than the reference level are testing higher than 97.5% of all US children. (wikipedia.org)
  • The CDC expects action to be taken when test levels are found to exceed the reference. (wikipedia.org)
  • As blood lead levels slowly decline in response to such action, the reference will also decline. (wikipedia.org)
  • different
  • The contact forces at the surface of smooth, lug, rib and block tread patterns are captured by 3D simulations of different slip values of each tire tread. (uni.lu)
  • data
  • A safety data sheet (SDS), material safety data sheet (MSDS), or product safety data sheet (PSDS) is an important component of product stewardship, occupational safety and health, and spill-handling procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • Pore water pressure data aids determining stratigraphy and is primarily used to correct tip friction values for those effects. (wikipedia.org)
  • agricultural
  • OXO-biodegradation of polymer material has been studied in depth at the Technical Research Institute of Sweden and the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences. (wikipedia.org)
  • market
  • Naktuinbouw inspectors perform inspections of production sites, production processes, the propagating material and the documents required to trade and market the products. (wikipedia.org)
  • product
  • SDS information may include instructions for the safe use and potential hazards associated with a particular material or product. (wikipedia.org)