Atmospheric River (AR)
Environment

Atmospheric River (AR)

An atmospheric river (AR) is a tiny channel or filament of concentrated moisture in the atmosphere. It is a long, narrow stream of moisture in…
Arctic Haze
Environment

Arctic Haze

Arctic haze is the visible reddish-brown springtime haze in the atmosphere at high latitudes in the Arctic caused by anthropogenic air pollution. It refers to…
Off-the-grid
Engineering

Off-the-grid

Off-the-grid, often known as off-grid, refers to buildings and lifestyles that are designed to be self-sufficient and do not rely on any public utilities. It…
Microgeneration
Engineering

Microgeneration

Individuals, households, or small enterprises utilize microgeneration to generate energy on a small scale, usually from renewable sources. It is the small-scale generation of heat…
Geotechnical Engineering – a discipline of civil engineering
Engineering

Geotechnical Engineering – a discipline of civil engineering

Geotechnical engineering is a discipline of civil engineering that studies the behavior of earth materials. It is also known as geotechnics, a discipline of civil…
Music Psychology
Psychology

Music Psychology

Music psychology is a discipline of psychology that investigates how music influences human behavior, emotions, cognition, and perception. It can be classified as a subfield…
Motor Imagery
Neuroscience

Motor Imagery

Motor imaging is a cognitive process in which a person mentally rehearses or simulates a given movement without actually performing it. It is a mental…
Cyanotoxins – a poison produced by cyanobacteria
Environment

Cyanotoxins – a poison produced by cyanobacteria

Cyanotoxins are poisons produced by cyanobacteria (sometimes called blue-green algae). These poisons may be detrimental to humans, animals, and aquatic environments. These are frequently found…
Bacterioplankton
Biology

Bacterioplankton

Bacterioplankton is a varied bacterial community that lives in the water column of oceans, lakes, and other aquatic settings. It is the bacterial component of…
Pitcher Plants
Plants and Animals

Pitcher Plants

Pitcher plants are fascinating carnivorous plants noted for their distinctive pitcher-shaped leaves that serve as traps for insects and other small prey. These are various…
Air Stagnation
Environment

Air Stagnation

Air stagnation is a meteorological phenomena in which air flow in a certain area becomes limited or static. It is a meteorological situation in which…
Ozone Depletion – in the Earth’s stratosphere
Environment

Ozone Depletion – in the Earth’s stratosphere

Ozone depletion is the thinning of the ozone layer in the Earth’s stratosphere. It consists of two connected processes seen since the late 1970s: a…
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