dry valley


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dry valley

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(Physical Geography) a valley originally produced by running water but now waterless
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She was desperately seeking water for her infant son, but she could not find any, as Makkah is located in a hot dry valley with few sources of water.
The distribution of microplankton in the McMurdo Dry Valley Lakes, Antarctica: response to ecosystem legacy or present-day climatic controls?
In contrast to Jubbah, Shuwaymas is surrounded by black volcanic lava, not sand, in one of the dry valley systems in the south of Hail province.
Their topics include metagenomic contrasts of viruses in soil and aquatic environments, actinobacterial diversity associated with Antarctic Dry Valley mineral soils, the role of dysbiosis in inflammatory bowel diseases, a targeted metagenomic approach to determining the "population genome" of marine Synechococcus, the genetic characterization of microbial communities living at the surface of building stones, and novel aromatic degradation pathway genes and their organization as revealed by metagenomic analysis.
The species is common on rocky slopes covered by dry valley vegetation including Acacia macracantha, Schinus molle and Caesalpinia spinosa (Figure 2).
We do believe that balanced scorecard is a long journey in a dry valley.
Still, Woodland Hills Neighborhood Council members said activists can take credit for persuading the DWP to change the rate structure so residents in the hot, dry Valley aren't penalized for using their air conditioning.
The Durham University academics were studying the geology and volcanoes of the Dry Valley, a sub-zero desert only discovered in the 1950s.
One interesting feature of the dry valley lakes visible in Figure 3 is the evidence of ancient shore levels.
Taylor Valley is in the McMurdo Dry Valley region of Antarctica (Fig.
The biomass and metabolic activity of the ahumic Dry Valley soils are considered the lowest of any soil ecosystem, and environmental constraints are at the limits to life for many groups of organisms (Friedmann 1993).
The new Dry Valley Mine highlights the continued investment being made by FMC, the largest producer of industrial phosphorus in North America, to ensure the availability of phosphate for a wide range of industrial and consumer applications such as soft drinks, dishwashing detergents, oil additives, pesticides, antifreeze, and a broad variety of foods.