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tropic

(trō′pĭk)
adj.
Relating to or exhibiting tropism.

tro′pi·cal·ly adv.

tropic

see TROPISM.
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The partnership is chaired by Ryan Donnelly, a Wet Tropics local who successfully maintains networks in fishery and marine industries, the Great Barrier Reef research community, government agencies and the regional economic development sector.
Tropics, in that case, would start at single figures and would have a solid chance of victory.
We thought the 'out of the tropics' process would be driven by the formation of new species at the edge of the tropics, but that doesn't seem to be true," Jablonski said.
But the new findings indicate that tropic widening in the northern hemisphere is mainly due to black carbon and ozone lower in the atmosphere.
An integrated report on the extent and condition of native vegetation and biodiversity in the Wet Tropics will be published by CSIRO in June this year.
Rather, the tropics were both uninhabited and uninhabitable because they were too hot to support life and were as barren as Saharan Africa, which also suffered from excessive heat.
In that case, Sea Tropics and Einstein Systems Inc.
Tourism in the Wet Tropics WHA directly generates $179 million, while flow-on tourism expenditure in the local region is around $753 million (Driml 1997).
Christian Jones, channel marketing controller at Tropicana UK, said Tropics would fill the gap in the market for a juice to drink during the day as opposed to just at breakfast.
The most immediately impressive of the paintings are the large landscapes of the American West that predate the decade Braught spent in the tropics.
5 em), inexpensive, lightweight (300 grams) handbook of clinical medicine in the tropics for "junior doctors" who work in the developing world, where few laboratory tests are available and technical and human resources may be lacking.
A NASA Dryden Flight Research Center airplane will fly to Brazil to verify and supplement satellite information on rainfall over the tropics.