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That branch of applied mathematics which teaches the art of determining the area of any portion of the earth's surface, the length and directions of the bounding lines, the contour of the surface, etc, with an accurate delineation of the whole on paper; the act or occupation of making surveys. Geodetic surveying, geodesy. Maritime, or Nautical, surveying, that branch of surveying which determines the forms of coasts and harbors, the entrances of rivers, with the position of islands, rocks, and shoals, the depth of water, etc. Plane surveying. See Plane, topographical surveying, that branch of surveying which involves the process of ascertaining and representing upon a plane surface the contour, physical features, etc, of any portion of the surface of the earth.

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Need ideas for experiment on an animal population.

... mammals. With this sort of setup it's important that you check it daily so that they don't starve or die of dehydration. You could also do visual surveying, but that's pretty hit-and-miss. Probably one of your best bets is to count dens or do fecal counts (count their poop :) )

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by AstusAleator
Sun Mar 11, 2007 3:42 am
Forum: Ecology
Topic: Need ideas for experiment on an animal population.
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The Fiber Disease

... and his snotty residents dimissed Morgellons and said he did not believe it and I need to stay off the internet, YET, a lot of doctors were surveying my leg and the white fibers that had spewed from my skin pores and had hardened. I believe with all of my heart that the damn things caused ...

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by reliefseeker
Sun Oct 29, 2006 10:22 pm
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: The Fiber Disease
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Genotype-Phenotype Correlations

... to be evaluated for characterizing and detecting hypertension. Hsieh et al. (4) have taken another approach in using a downstream phenotype and surveying candidate genes for hypertension associated with stroke. The necessity for carefully generated distinct phenotypes now becomes doubly important, ...

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by conecticut
Mon Aug 01, 2005 1:42 pm
Forum: Genetics
Topic: Genotype-Phenotype Correlations
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Views: 5376

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