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biogeochemistry

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The study of the relationship between the geochemistry of a region and the animal and plant life in that region.

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  • n. The scientific study of biological, geological and chemical processes in the natural environment and especially of their mutual relationships

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Examples

  • Couplings between changes in the climate systems and biogeochemistry, meaning that the increase is directly attributable to human activity and can be conclusively proven as such.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • He has studied long-term changes in nitrogen balance in village ecosystems of China's Tai Lake Region, and changes in the biogeochemistry of carbon, nitrogen and phosphorus across the densely populated agricultural village landscapes of China.

    Contributor: Erle Ellis

  • With a background ranging from biogeochemistry to paleoceanography, Naqvi has carried out extensive research on the biogeochemistry of oxygen-deficient marine environments, especially denitrification and nitrous oxide cycling.

    Contributor: Wajih Naqvi

  • Work in the lab and field studies focuses on the role of microorganisms in biogeochemical cycles, and conversely how the biogeochemistry of aquatic systems affects the production and activities of microorganisms.

    Contributor: Steven W. Wilhelm

  • Overall, these changes in the primary production of the oceans have profound implications for the marine biosphere, carbon sinks, and biogeochemistry of Earth.

    John F. Bruno: The Impact of Climate Change on the World's Marine Ecosystems

  • Dr. Likens 'research focuses on the ecology and biogeochemistry of forest and aquatic ecosystems, primarily through long-term studies at the Hubbard Brook Experimental Forest, in the White Mountains of New Hampshire.

    Contributor: Gene Likens

  • This research, at the interface between biogeochemistry and community ecology, is conducted in continental aquatic ecosystems and marine ecosystems alike, thereby bridging limnology and oceanography.

    Contributor: Carlos M. Duarte

  • His research focuses on the global carbon cycle, biogeochemistry and paleoceanography.

    Contributor: Richard Zeebe

  • His interests range from physico-chemical properties of molecules and the biogeochemistry of foraminifera to the scale of the global ocean.

    Contributor: Richard Zeebe

  • Dr. Patin is the author of over 200 publications (including seven books) in the field of marine ecology, oceanography, ecotoxicology, biogeochemistry, ecological monitoring, environmental management and sea protection.

    Contributor: Stanislav Patin

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