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surface water

(Science: ecology) water present above the substrate or soil surface.

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Best respiratory medium for oxygen?

If air is considered to be better as a respiratory medium than water because (among other reasons) it diffuses better in it (i.e. The air) why is a respiratory surface considered better if it is moist rather than dry (i.e. Covered in an appropriate ...

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by Titanium27
Sun Mar 15, 2015 8:55 am
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Best respiratory medium for oxygen?
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Views: 115

Re: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter

... 9 hit jupiter they resulted in at least 4 explosions on the "surface" of jupiter. THe oters answered you correctly on the hydrogen part. I guess you could think of it liike water. When it is in its gas form there might be very little resistance so still ...

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by vrc53
Sat Mar 08, 2014 7:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Would an asteroid simply just pass through Jupiter
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Why Forest Are Necessary?

... considerably more oxygen (anyone know how much more?) than any other surface area. This is because of the depth of the vegetation actively photosynthesizing. Light falls off rapidly in water so oxygen production in the sea cannot go very deep. This is why the forests are ...

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by animartco
Sat Sep 07, 2013 4:08 pm
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Why Forest Are Necessary?
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Views: 4705

Re: Pterydophyta

... Ferns have special stems, called rhizomes, which grow sideways at the surface or underground. Many leaves grow from rhizomes and make fern colonies. ... which grow directly on leaves. Sori make spores, which travel by wind, water, or animal to new locations where new fern colonies can begin. Since ...

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by Anonymous
Sun Aug 04, 2013 12:52 pm
Forum: Botany Discussion
Topic: Pterydophyta
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What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?

... Island. There were hundreds of crabs visible on rocks just under the surface of the water. This crab was the largest I saw. I noticed what I thought at first was algae growing ...

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by thisma
Thu Jun 27, 2013 11:14 am
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: What is the fleshy bulge on this baby crab's claw?
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