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12 Topic Pages Found in Environmental Sciences and starting with the letter G
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GARDENS ARE IMPORTANT elements of human–environment relationships. Historically, people have managed gardens for food, medicine, income, and ritual

Open Geographic information systems
Geographic information systems

Geographic information systems (GIS) are fundamentally concerned with building shared understandings of the world in ways that are robust,

Open geomorphology

Branch of geology developed in the late 19th century, dealing with the morphology, or form, of the Earth's surface; nowadays it is also considered to

Open geothermal energy
geothermal energy

Geothermal energy is the heat contained within Earth that generates geological phenomena on a planetary scale. The term geothermal energy is often

Open geyser

( gì'zər ) [Icel.], hot spring from which water and steam are ejected periodically to heights ranging from a few to several hundred feet. Notable

Open Glaciers

moving mass of ice that survives year to year, formed by the compacting of snow into névé and then into granular ice and set in motion outward and

Gore, Jr Al(bert) (1948 - )

US Democratic politician and environmentalist, vice-president 1993–2001. A member of the House of Representatives 1977–85 and senator for Tennessee

Open Grasslands

Grasslands are a major floralistic association of the Earth . They are characterized by grasses (Poaceae) and forbs (non-woody plants) of various

Gravity waves

ATMOSPHERIC GRAVITY WAVES are generated by atmospheric disturbances such as storm fronts, strong wind shears, and flow over mountains and play a key

Open Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric
Greenhouse effect, Atmospheric

Phenomenon in which solar radiation absorbed by a planet is re-emitted from the surface as long-wave infrared radiation that is prevented from