Glossary G

The Environmental Glossary. Letter G +++ 'Gas', 'Gradient analyses', 'Groundwater'
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:

  • one of the four main physical states of matter (along with solid, liquid and plasma)

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.

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

GDP see gross domestic product

A General Aviation is That portion of civil aviation, which encompasses all facets of aviation except air carriers.