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abyssal

A romantic term equal to an ocean depth of -200 to -700 metres

abyssal

(of organisms) inhabiting deep water below 1000 m.
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Emancipatory health surveillance calls for a permanent shift in ways of thinking which, in the name of the supposed objectivity and superiority of science and the effectiveness of rules and regulations, form the abyssal lines that prevent the encounters and mobilization that are vital for ensuring transformation in times of crisis.
Andrew Sweetman, a researcher at Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh and lead author on the study, stressed the impact on food availability at abyssal depths: "Abyssal ocean environments, which are over 3,000 meters deep, are some of the most food-deprived regions on the planet.
Moreover, the addition of new sediments in abyssal plains depends on the gradual rain of particles from the sea surface.
The earliest and simplest way to assess the antipodal location of continents and abyssal depths is to calculate the share of the land, which at the opposite end of the earth diameter is opposed by oceanic waters.
Raquel Somavilla Cabrillo, said that the amount of heat accumulated within the lowest 1.5 kilometres in the abyssal Greenland Sea would warm the atmosphere above Europe by 4 degrees centigrade.
Specifically, if, as Adam Trexler and Adeline Johns-Putra summarize, climate change comprises "a phenomenon that allows us to deconstruct some of the ideological assumptions that underpin modern Western lifestyles" (2011, 194), Derrida's animals work pivots on a central reference point for any such analysis: the "abyssal limit," as he puts it, between "those who call themselves men and what so-called men ...
What was even more compelling to me was her absolute fearlessness, her willingness to follow Polish director Krzysztof Warlikowski's masterful direction right to the edge of Lulu's abyssal decline.
of openness," that the human being is the "stranger [Fremde] who undergoes the casting loose [Loswurf], who no longer returns from the abyssal ground [Ab-grund], and who retains the remote proximity to beyng in this foreign realm," when he asks the question "Why is there truth [Warum ist die Wahrheit]?"--or very much to point, when he asserts that imagination [Einbildung] is "the event [Ereignis] itself." With patience, there is much worth searching for in these reflections.--Miles Groth, Wagner College.
Among specific topics are an immersed boundary method for simulating compressible viscous flow in complex geometries, the numerical study of battle damaged two-dimensional wings, the meridional flow of grounded abyssal currents on a sloping bottom in spherical geometry, acoustic frequency for bubble size correlation using acoustic emissions, and using heart blood flow analysis in clinical practice.
At dusk, bonefish began to move offshore to the edge of abyssal waters, over 1,000 feet deep, far from the shallow flats where anglers pursue them.