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an·thro·po·gen·ic

, anthropogenetic (an'thrō-pō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik),
Relating to anthropogeny.

anthropogenic

adjective Man-made; of human origin, as in anthropogenic dusts.

anthropogenic

(an″thrŏ-pŏ-jen′ik) [ anthropo- + -genic]
Caused or produced by human beings or by human economic and social activities. The term is often used to describe human activities that have a detrimental effect on the environment or on health.

anthropogenic

caused by the actions of man.
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By that point, after having taken each step into account and put anthropogenic effects in the perspective of other causes and of natural variability, we will have a more precise idea of the potential influence of runoff regulation in Hudson Bay on the thermohaline circulation of the North Atlantic.
This suggests that anthropogenic effects are having a grater impact on reworking surface sediments in Block Island Sound than large storms.
Current and emerging topics such as climate change effects on hydrology, anthropogenic effects on hydrology, and sustainability.
It is also established that these anthropogenic effects alter the interactions between hosts and their microbiome, specifically leading to a breakdown of host-symbiont relationships and to shifts in the diversity of host-associated microbes.
Exhibits in the AMS competition this year featured research in anthropogenic effects on local ecosystems, vortex modeling, climate variation and prediction, severe storm analysis, animal behavior effects, and atmospheric pollution.
In reality, the effects of climate change on African apes may be much worse, as our model doesn't take into account possible anthropogenic effects, such as habitat destruction by humans and the hunting of apes for bushmeat,' said Lehmann.
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