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Glossary of ALL Terms for Data on EOL

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oak woodland
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000239
An oak woodland is a woodland which has a tree community primarily composed of oak trees.
obligate climber
http://eol.org/schema/terms/obligateClimber
obligate epiphyte
http://eol.org/schema/terms/obligateEpiphyte
obligate parasite
http://eol.org/schema/terms/obligateParasite
obligate parasite
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q7075151
parasitic organism that cannot complete its life-cycle without exploiting a suitable host
obligate parasite
https://www.wikidata.org/wiki/Q7075151
parasitic organism that cannot complete its life-cycle without exploiting a suitable host
obsequent stream
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000493
A stream flowing in the opposite direction of the consequent drainage.
occurrence remarks
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/occurrenceRemarks
Comments or notes about the Occurrence.
ocean
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000015
Continuous saline-water bodies that surround the continents and fill the Earth's great depressions.
ocean basin
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002450
ocean biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000048
The ocean biome comprises major bodies of saline water, principal components of the hydrosphere. Approximately 71% of the Earth's surface is covered by ocean, a continuous body of water that is customarily divided into several principal oceans and smaller seas. More than half of this area is over 3,000 metres (9,800 ft) deep. Average oceanic salinity is around 35 parts per thousand (ppt) (3.5%), and nearly all seawater has a salinity in the range of 30 to 38 ppt.
ocean current
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000147
The region occupied by any more or less continuous, directed movement of ocean water that flows in one of the Earth's oceans. Ocean Currents are rivers of hot or cold water within the ocean. The currents are generated from the forces acting upon the water like the earth's rotation, the wind, the temperature and salinity differences and the gravitation of the moon. The depth contours, the shoreline and other movements influence the direction and strength of the movements of water that forms a given current.
ocean floor
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000426
The surface that underlies an ocean.
ocean time series station
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00011764
A research facility consisting of instruments that measure the properties of the oceans over time. Usually of at least approximately fixed location.
ocean trench
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000275
Hemispheric-scale long but narrow topographic depressions of the sea floor. They are the deepest parts of the ocean floor.
ocean water
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002151
oceanic abyssopelagic zone biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000038
The abyssopelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column below the bathypelagic zone biome at approximately 2500 -2700 m and extends either to the hadal pelagic zone biome (at approximately 6000 m) or to the benthopelagic zone biome within ca. 100 m of the seafloor. The depth of 2700 m may be critical for physiological reasons as the change in hydrostatic pressure across this depth may preclude organism migration.
oceanic bathypelagic zone biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000037
The bathypelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column below approximately 1000 m water depth - the maximum depth to which detectable daylight penetrates in all but the clearest oligotrophic waters - and extends to about 2500 - 2700 m water depth. In the temperate Atlantic, the beginning of the bathypelagic zone biome approximates to the deep oxygen minimum and the base of the permanent thermocline.
oceanic benthopelagic zone biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000040
The benthopelagic zone biome comprises regions of the marine water column which usually coincide with the benthic boundary layer (BBL) - the layer of isothermal and isohaline water contiguous to the sea floor. A general reversal in the declining gradient of pelagic biomass may be observed here, perhaps explained by viable nutrition on the sea floor being resuspended by bottom currents. This zone typically extends 100 m above the seafloor, but may reach upto1000 m during benthic storms.
oceanic epipelagic zone biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000035
The oceanic epipelagic zone biome comprises regions of the marine water column that occur offshore, beyond a continental shelf. This biome extends from the surface of the ocean to a depth of ca. 200-250m. Throughout the zone the light field tends to be asymmetrical vertically, so that the direction and elevation of the sun can still be detected. The oceanic epipelagic zone biome encompasses the euphotic zone and, where and when it occurs, the seasonal thermocline.
oceanic front
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000071
An oceanic front is a narrow zone of enhanced horizontal gradients of water properties (temperature, salinity, nutrients, etc.) that separates broader areas with different water masses or different vertical structure (stratification).
oceanic gyre
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000074
A gyre in oceanography is any large system of rotating ocean currents, particularly those involved with large wind movements. Gyres are caused by the Coriolis Effect; planetary vorticity along with horizontal and vertical friction, which determine the circulation patterns from the wind curl (torque).
oceanic hadal pelagic zone biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000039
The oceanic hadal pelagic zone biome comprises the water column in oceanic trenches occurring at depths between 6000m and 10,000m.
oceanic island
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000222
An island that does not sit on a continental shelf, and is of volcanic origin.
oceanic mesopelagic zone biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000036
The oceanic mesopelagic zone biome comprises regions of the marine water column that occur offshore, beyond a continental shelf. This biome extends through the water column from approximately 200-1000 m depth - the maximal depth of light penetration in all but the clearest oligotrophic ocean regions. In comparison to the epipelagic zone, dominant forms of pelagic organisms do not change very much; however, there are marked changes in species composition and the proportion of smaller-sized individuals decreases.
oceanic pelagic zone biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000033
The oceanic epipelagic zone biome comprises the marine water column offshore, beyond a continental shelf.
oceanic sea surface microlayer biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000034
The oceanic sea surface microlayer (SML) biome comprises the top 1000 micrometers of the marine surface waters occurring offshore, away from a continental shelf. It is the boundary layer where all exchange occurs between the atmosphere and the ocean. The chemical, physical, and biological properties of the SML differ greatly from the sub-surface water just a few centimeters beneath.
oceanic zone
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000207
The water mass of an ocean that is not above a continental shelf.
oceanodromous
http://eol.org/schema/terms/oceanodromous
An oceanodromous fish, like an anadromous or catadromous fish, is migratory. Unlike anadromous or catadromous fish, an oceanodromous fish spends its whole life in salt water.
octadecanoic acid
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CHEBI_28842
oil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002985
A viscous liquid state at ambient temperatures or slightly warmer, and is both hydrophobic and lipophilic.
oil palm plantation
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000120
oil reservoir
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002185
oil spill
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002061
The result of the unintentional release of liquid petroleum hydrocarbon into the environment as a result of human activity.
oil tank
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002183
oil well
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000003
Olenekian Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Olenekian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
Oligocene Epoch
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Oligocene
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
oligotrophic freshwater lake
http://eol.org/schema/terms/oligotrophicFreshwaterLake
oligotrophic water
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002223
Water with a very low nutrient level.
olive grove
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000193
omnivore
http://polytraits.lifewatchgreece.eu/terms/FEED_O
omnivore
http://www.owl-ontologies.com/unnamed.owl#Omnivore
An animal that mainly eats all kinds of things, including plants and animals.
omnivore
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q164509
organism consuming a variety of foods, usually including both plants and animals
omnivore
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q164509
automatically added during harvest
Crustacean body sizes
onset of fertility
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VT_0002683
The age at which an organism develops the ability to produce live offspring.
oocyst
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/BTO_0001773
Zygote, specifically a sporozoan zygote undergoing sporogenous development.
NMNH type specimen data in DwCA
ophiophagy
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q2746753
specialized form of feeding of animals which hunt and eat snakes
optimal growth temperature
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OptimalGrowthTemperature
Optimal temperature conditions for cell division
Created by Anne Thessen
orange
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0000953
A color hue with high-medium wavelength that of that portion of the visible spectrum lying between red and yellow, evoked in the human observer by radiant energy with wavelengths of approximately 585 to 620 nanometers.
[database_cross_reference: Wikipedia:http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Orange]
orchard
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000115
An intentional planting of trees or shrubs maintained for food, typically fruit, production.
orchard soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005772
orchid soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005768
Ordovician Period
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Ordovician
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
organic material
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000155
Environmental material characteristic of, pertaining to, or derived from living organisms.
organic matter fall
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000137
An accumulation of organic matter that has fallen to the bottom of a body of water.
organic waste
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002873
organically contaminated sediment
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002202
ornamentation
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0002440
A surface feature shape quality inhering in a bearer by virtue of the degree of the bearer's highly topographical with ridges, pits, rugosity or other surface structures
ornithogenic soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005782
oronasal secretion
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000035
Oronasal secretion is a bodily fluid secreted from the body via the mouth or nose.
Osmotroph
http://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q2601246
uptake of dissolved organic compounds by osmosis for nutrition
other
http://eol.org/schema/terms/otherBudSource
Bud sources other than epicormic buds, apex, root crown, lignotuber, burl, rhizome, roots or storage organs, including those not clearly specified (e.g., stump).
http://www.uv.es/jgpausas/brot.htm
outer ear length
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OuterEarLength
External ear (pinna) length is a standard measurement in mammalogy, usually measured in a living mammal or a fresh mammal carcass. External ear length is measured from the base of the notch at the bottom of the ear to the apex (highest point) of the ear.
Kristofer Helgen
outer reef
http://eol.org/schema/terms/outerReef
outflow cave
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000324
A cave from which a stream flows or formerly did so and which cannot be followed upstream to the surface.
outlet glacier
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000459
A glacier fed by an ice sheet.
outwash fan
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000434
A fan-shaped body of sediments deposited by braided streams from a melting glacier.
ovary diameter
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/VT_0010375
The distance across the female reproductive gland containing the germ cells.
[database_cross_reference: ISBN:0-683-40008-8] [database_cross_reference: VTO:INRA]
ovary length
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OvaryLength
The length of the the female reproductive gland containing the germ cells.
ovary width
http://eol.org/schema/terms/OvaryWidth
The width of the the female reproductive gland containing the germ cells.
oxbow lake
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000202
A lake which is formed when a wide meander from a stream or a river is cut off to form a lake. They are called oxbow lakes due to the distinctive curved shape that results from this process.
oxea
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PORO_0000431
Monaxon (diactinal) spicule pointed at both ends (a-m in figure). Different types are distinguished by shape and tip morphology. Shape may be fusiform (a), angulate (b), centrotylote (c), curved (d), or flexuous (e). Tips may be acerate (f), asymmetrical (g), blunt (h), conical (i), hastate (j), mucronate (k), stepped (1), or symmetrical (m).
Oxfordian Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Oxfordian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
oz
http://mimi.case.edu/ontologies/2009/1/UnitsOntology#US_ounce
An ounce (abbreviated oz) is usually the international avoirdupois ounce as used in the United States customary and British imperial systems, which is equal to one sixteenth of a pound or approximately 28 grams.
http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=Ounce&oldid=585840842