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Term No.Term NameTerm Description
8777Salinity wedgeA wedge-like formation when saline water intrudes into fresh water at the bottom and when the buoyancy effects predominate over turbulent mixing. Sali.....
2156SalinizationThe accumulation of soluble salts at the surface or at some point below the surface of the soil profile......
7813Salinization Excess accumulation of salt......
6965SalmonidA fish belonging to the salmon or trout families......
3913Salmonide fishA class of migratory fish (salmon, trout) that spawn in the fall or autumn......
7682Salt flat The salt‑encrusted bottom of a desiccated lake......
6765Salt marsh Similar to fresh (grass‑dominated) marsh, but adjacent to marine areas covered periodically (tidally or seasonally) with saline water......
7736Salt water intrusion The movement of salt water into subterranean aquifers......
1170Salt-dilution gaugingA method for the measurement of flow of water based upon the nearly linear relation between the concentration and the electrical conductivity of a sal.....
3119SaltationDiscontinuous motion of particles above the bed of a channel in series of short hops. Also refers to the same type of movement of soil particles over .....
6459SaltationWind and/or water erosion initiated by soil particles bouncing low over an unprotected surface......
3120Saltation layerThe zone above the bed where the phenomenon of saltation occurs in flowing channel......
3121Saltation loadThe material bouncing along the bed, or moved, directly or indirectly, by the impact of the bouncing particles......
3122Saltation load dischargeThe amount of material moved in unit time due to saltation......
33Sample sizeThe expanse of sampling units which are to be included in the sample......
34Sampling distributionThe distribution of a statistic (or set of statistics) in all possible samples chosen according to a specified sampling scheme......
35Sampling errorThat part of the difference between a population value and an estimate thereof, derived from a random sample, due to fact that only a sample of value .....
226Sampling planThe procedure for acceptance on the basis of sampling information, e.g. single-sampling plan, double-sampling plan, multiple-sampling plan and sequent.....
1176Sampling stationIn chemical gauging, the station downstream of the dosing station from which samples of water are taken to find out the concentration of the diluted c.....
133Sampling varianceThe variance of a sampling distribution......
6623Sanctuary An area, usually set aside by legislation or deed., where uses and activities are restricted in order to preserve and protect organisms......
1657Sand1 - A soil particle between 0.05 and 2.0 mm. in diameter. 2 - Any one of the five separates, namely very coarse sand, coarse sand, medium sand, etc. 3.....
5149Sand1 - The fine material resulting from the natural disintegration of rock or crushing of friable rock. Classified according to soil texture and soil sep.....
7638Sand Mineral particles whose effective diameters lie in the range 0.02 - 2.0 mm......
3261Sand asphaltA mix of sand and bitumen or cutback, with or without filler, all in such proportion that the mix can be consolidated after spreading by rolling or ta.....
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