Glossary G

The Environmental Glossary. Letter G +++ Popular Articles: 'Groundwater', 'Ground', 'Grid'
confined ground water is Ground Water under pressure significantly greater than atmospheric, with its upper limit the bottom of a bed with hydraulic Conductivity distinctly lower than that of the material in which the confined water occurs.

Deutsch: Gammastrahlung / Español: Rayos gamma / Português: Radiação gama / Français: Rayon gamma / Italiano: Raggi gamma

A Gamma radiation is a short-wavelength electromagnetic radiation of nuclear origin, with energies between 10 keV to 9 MeV.

gamma rays are High-energy electromagnetic radiation emitted by certain radionuclides when their nuclei transition from a higher to a lower energy state.

A Garget is a common term for an Inflammation of the udder of the Cow or the resulting abnormal milk.

The term "Gas" may refer to any one of the following:

The Gas exchange is the movement of Oxygen from the alveoli into the pulmonary capillary blood as carbon dioxide enters the alveoli from the blood. In

A GAS SORPTION is Devices used to reduce levels of airborne gaseous compounds by passing the air through materials that extract the gases.

Deutsch: Benzin / Español: Gasolina / Português: Gasolina / Français: Essence / Italiano: Benzina /

A gasoline is a petroleum fuel, used to power cars, trucks, lawn mowers, etc.

GDP see gross domestic product

Deutsch: Gen / Español: Gen / Português: Gene / Français: Gène / Italiano: Gene

Gene in the environment context refers to a unit of heredity that is transferred from a parent to offspring and is held to determine some characteristic of the offspring. In the environmental science field, genes play a crucial role in understanding the adaptation and survival of organisms in their habitats, as well as in the study of biodiversity and ecosystem functioning. The interaction between genes and the environment is fundamental to the evolution and resilience of species in response to environmental changes and pressures.

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