Glossary K

The Environmental Glossary. Letter K +++ Popular Articles: 'Kerosene', 'Kinetic Energy', 'Kyoto Protocol'
A Karst is areas with shallow ground water, caverns, and sinkholes.

Kerosene is a petroleum distillate that has a maximum Distillation temperature of 401 degrees Fahrenheit at the 10 percent recovery point, a final boiling point of 572 degrees Fahrenheit, and a minimum flash point of 100 degrees Fahrenheit.

A kick net is a fine mesh net used to collect organisms. kick nets vary in size,

A kilogram is one thousand --->grams

A Kilowatt hour (kWh) is
A kilowatt hour is a Metric unit of Energy most often used to measure electricity use.

Deutsch: kinetische Energie / Español: energía cinética / Português: energia cinética / Français: énergie cinétique / Italiano: energia cinetica

Kinetic energy in the environmental context refers to the energy possessed by an object due to its motion. It is a fundamental concept in understanding various environmental processes and the potential impact of moving objects in natural systems.

A kriging is a weighted, moving-average estimation technique based on geostatistics that uses the spatial correlation of point measurements to estimate values at adjacent, unmeasured

A Kyoto Protocol is This is an international agreement struck by 159 nations attending the Third Conference of Parties (COP) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (held in December of 1997 in Kyoto Japan) to reduce worldwide emissions of greenhouse gases.

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