anthropogenic


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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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Unless anthropogenic emission reductions occur, a warmer world will be associated with more aerosol pollution.
They investigated the South American low-level jet in a warming climate due to anthropogenic influence and found an increase in the meridional moisture transport from the Amazonian region to the south part of Brazil, where the Uruguay River basin is located, mainly because of an increased temperature gradient between tropical and subtropical South America.
The true conspiracy in climate change is how major petrochemical companies have known and privately admitted that anthropogenic global warming (with attendant climate consequences) has existed for some years but have poured millions into lobbying against measures designed to protect us from the consequences.
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In concluding, we stress that these introductions of mice and cats (even if they constitute a predator-prey relationship) are two separate anthropogenic events.
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The interaction between anthropogenic development and hunting pressure could exacerbate impacts on wildlife if game species are attracted to roads or linear features (Dunkin et al.
The long-term storage of carbon dioxide in this case depends upon the type of mechanism that is used to trap CO2 from anthropogenic sources and its storage in the cap rocks for thousand years.
We also predicted that the use of anthropogenic roosts would differ between the species.
Anthropogenic climate change is merely a symptom of a far more profound emergent reality.
Anthropogenic influence on coastal ecosystems is increasing as our population grows.