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Glossary of ALL Terms for Data on EOL

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g
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000021
Grams. A mass unit which is equal to one thousandth of a kilogram or 10^[-3] kg.
g/cm^2/day
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gramsPerCentimeterSquaredPerDay
g/cm^2/year
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gramsPercm2PerYear
g/cm^3
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/UO_0000084
Grams per cubic centimeter. A mass unit density which is equal to mass of an object in grams divided by the volume in cubic centimeters.
g/m^2
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gramsPerMeterSquared
An area density unit which is equal to the mass of an object in grams divided by the surface area in meters squared
g/month
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gramsPerMonth
garden
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000011
An enclosure for displaying selected plant or animal life.
garden soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002263
Gelasian Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Gelasian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
generalist
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q738999
A species that can be found in very many different biotopes
generation frequency
http://eol.org/schema/terms/GenerationFrequency
in population biology, the number of generations of offspring born during an interval. Reciprocal of generation time (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_time)
generation time
http://eol.org/schema/terms/GenerationTime
In population biology, the generation time is a quantity that reflects the average time between two consecutive generations. Reciprocal of Generation Frequency
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Generation_time
genome size
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/MESH/D059646
The amount of DNA (or RNA) in one copy of a genome.
http://bioportal.bioontology.org/ontologies/MESH
genotype
http://eol.org/schema/terms/genotype
(zool., obsol.) the specimen on which a genus or subgenus is based; see also generitype; or any specimen of the type species of a genus.
Hawksworth, D. L. 2010. Terms Used in Bionomenclature. The naming of organisms (and plant communities). Global Biodiversity Information Facility, Copenhagen.
geographic distribution includes
http://eol.org/schema/terms/Present
This organism is known to be present in this location or region
geographic range (size of area)
http://eol.org/schema/terms/GeographicRangeArea
The total extent of the geographic range of an organism.
geophyte
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/FLOPO_0900024
whole plant geophytic
Georgia (US State)
https://www.geonames.org/4197000
geothermal
http://eol.org/schema/terms/geothermal
a geothermal feature entails heat derived from below the Earth's surface
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Geothermal_gradient
geothermal field
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000373
An area where wells can be drilled to obtain elements contained in solution in hot brines or to tap heat energy.
geothermal power plant
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002215
gestation period duration
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VT_0002292
The length of time between when a fertilized egg implants in the wall of the uterus and the birth of offspring.
geyser
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000050
A hot spring that erupts periodically, ejecting a column of hot water and steam into the air.
girdle diameter
http://eol.org/schema/terms/girdleDiameter
Givetian Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Givetian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
glacial feature
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000131
A hydrographic feature characterized by the dominance of snow or ice.
glacial lake
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000488
A lake associated with a glacier.
glacial valley
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000248
A valley that contains, or contained, a glacier and was formed by glacial activity. Typically U-shaped in cross-section.
glacier
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000133
A large, slow moving river of ice, formed from compacted layers of snow, that slowly deforms and flows in response to gravity.
gleysol
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002244
Gleysols are wetland soils that, unless drained, are saturated with groundwater for long enough periods to develop a characteristic gleyic colour pattern. This pattern is essentially made up of reddish, brownish or yellowish colours at ped surfaces and/or in the upper soil layer or layers, in combination with greyish/bluish colours inside the peds and/or deeper in the soil.
gliding behavior
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000369
Behavior related to the expansion lateral surface of the body with the intention of increasing the wind resistance against the body and hence reducing the speed of falling.
glue
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00003076
any substance applied to the surfaces of materials that binds them together and resists separation
goat manure
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000084
gold mine
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002168
gold mine drainage
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002112
gonad ratio F/M
http://eol.org/schema/terms/gonadRatioFemaleToMale
Ratio of female:male gonads in a hermaphroditic organism
Gorstian Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Gorstian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
graben
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000290
A depressed block of land bordered by parallel faults. A graben is the result of a block of land being downthrown producing a valley with a distinct scarp on each side. Grabens often occur side-by-side with horsts. Horst and graben structures are indicative of tensional forces and crustal stretching.
grain of acid dune sand
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000346
grain of beach sand
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000345
grain of desert sand
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000344
grain of rocky sand
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000348
grain of sand
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000340
grain of sea sand
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000347
graminivore
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q5593647
herbivorous animal that feeds primarily on grasses (Poaceae)
graminoid
http://eol.org/schema/terms/graminoid
Grass or grass-like plant, including grasses (Poaceae), sedges (Cyperaceae), rushes (Juncaceae), arrow-grasses (Juncaginaceae), and quillworts (Isoetes).
PLANTS Database Growth Habits Codes and Definitions: https://plants.usda.gov/growth_habits_def.html
graminoid
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/FLOPO_0900036
whole plant graminoid
granivore
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q1974986
organism that eats plant seeds.
granular sediment
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000117
Sediment characterised by an average particle diameter between 2 and 4 mm.
grass silage
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00003071
grassland
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000177
A grassland biome is a terrestrial biome which includes, across its entire spatial extent, an unbroken layer of grasses (Gramineae), sedges (Cyperaceae) or rushes (Juncaceae).
grassland area
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000106
An area in which grasses (Graminae) are a significant component of the vegetation.
grassland soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005750
gravel
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000018
Gravel is an environmental material which is composed of pieces of rock that are at least two millimeters (2mm) in its largest dimension and no more than 75 millimeters.
gravel field
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000548
gravel pit
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000473
A quarry from which gravel is extracted.
gray-green
http://eol.org/schema/terms/grayGreen
Of green tinged with grey.
https://www.vocabulary.com/dictionary/gray-green
grazer
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q37619060
herbivore that eats parts of low-growing grasses, forbs or algae.
green
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0000320
A color hue with medium-low wavelength of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between yellow and blue, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 490 to 570 nanometers.
[database_cross_reference: Dictionary:http://dictionary.reference.com/]
greenhouse soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005780
Greenland
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q223
Greenland Sea
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q132868
ground
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000635
planetary surface that is not covered by water
ground moraine
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000251
A till covered area with irregular topography and no ridges, often forming gently rolling hills or plains. Forms by the accumulation of till under the ice by lodgement, but may also be deposited as the glacier retreats.
ground water
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002041
growth habit
http://eol.org/schema/terms/growthHabit
general growth form, including size and branching. Some organisms have different growth habits depending on environment or location
Stevens, P. F. (2001 onwards). Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 12, July 2012. Glossary: http://www.mobot.org/mobot/research/apweb/top/glossarya_h.html#habit PLANTS Database Growth Habits Codes and Definitions: https://plants.usda.gov/growth_habits_def.html
growth rate
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/260865002
The rate of increase in the size of an organism per unit time.
Guadalupian Epoch
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Guadalupian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
Gulf of Mexico
http://www.geonames.org/3523271
Gulf of St Lawrence
http://www.marineregions.org/gazetteer.php?p=details&id=4290
Gulf of Suez
http://www.marineregions.org/gazetteer.php?p=details&id=4262
Gulf of Thailand
http://www.marineregions.org/gazetteer.php?p=details&id=4334
gumnivore
http://eol.org/schema/terms/Gumnivore
An animal that eats exudates- gums, saps, or resins.
J.G. Fleagle, 1988. Primate Adaptation and Evolution, Academic Press, New York
guyot
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000265
A flat-topped seamount.
Guzhangian Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Guzhangian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
gypsisol
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002245
Gypsisols are soils with substantial secondary accumulation of gypsum (calcium sulfate). These soils are found in the driest parts of the arid climate zone.
Gzhelian Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Gzhelian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale