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Glossary of ALL Terms for Data on EOL

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vadoze zone
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000328
The zone where voids in the rock are partly filled.
Valanginian Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Valanginian
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
valley
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000100
A depression caused by erosion by water or ice. Low-lying land bordered by higher ground; especially elongate, relatively large gently sloping depressions of the Earth's surface, commonly situated between two mountains or between ranges of hills or mountains, and often containing a stream with an outlet.
valley glacier
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000458
A glacier that forms in a mountain valley.
variable
http://ncicb.nci.nih.gov/xml/owl/EVS/Thesaurus.owl#C54166
Marked by diversity or difference; liable to or capable of change.
variant
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0001227
A variability quality inhering in a bearer by virtue of whether the bearer exhibits variation or change
O Brien et al
variation
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/STATO_0000028
measure of variation or statistical dispersion is a data item which describes how much a theoritical distribution or dataset is spread.
vaterite
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/CHEBI_52241
vegetable garden soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005779
Vegetation
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01001305
Vegetative plant height
http://top-thesaurus.org/annotationInfo?viz=1&&trait=Plant_height_vegetative
the plant height considering the highest vegetative component
vegetative spread rate
http://eol.org/schema/terms/VegetativeSpreadRate
The rate at which this plant can spread compared to other species with the same growth habit.
USDA PLANTS database Characteristics Data Fields. http://plants.usda.gov/charinfo.html
vehicle
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000604
veneer
http://eol.org/schema/terms/veneer
thin slices of wood, usually thinner than 3 mm (1/8 inch),[1] that typically are glued onto core panels (typically, wood, particle board or medium-density fiberboard) to produce flat panels such as doors, tops and panels for cabinets, parquet floors and parts of furniture. They are also used in marquetry
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wood_veneer
verbatim latitude
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimLatitude
The verbatim original latitude of the Location. The coordinate ellipsoid, geodeticDatum, or full Spatial Reference System (SRS) for these coordinates should be stored in verbatimSRS and the coordinate system should be stored in verbatimCoordinateSystem.
verbatim longitude
http://rs.tdwg.org/dwc/terms/verbatimLongitude
The verbatim original longitude of the Location. The coordinate ellipsoid, geodeticDatum, or full Spatial Reference System (SRS) for these coordinates should be stored in verbatimSRS and the coordinate system should be stored in verbatimCoordinateSystem.
version
http://eol.org/schema/terms/Version
version or edition of a published document or resource
vertically mixed estuary
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000227
An estuary whose river output is less than the marine input. Here, turbulence causes mixing of the whole water column, such that salinity varies more longitudinally rather than vertically.
vertisol
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002254
A soil in which there is a high content of expansive clay known as montmorillonite that forms deep cracks in drier seasons or years. Alternate shrinking and swelling causes self-mulching, where the soil material consistently mixes itself, causing vertisols to have an extremely deep A horizon and no B horizon.
vertivore
http://eol.org/schema/terms/vertivore
carnivorous animal which eats primarily vertebrates
very large
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/258262008
[A qualitative descriptor of a size that is considerably more than typical.]
very light
http://purl.bioontology.org/ontology/SNOMEDCT/260361001
very long-persistent
http://eol.org/schema/terms/veryLongPersistentSeedBank
Of seed bank longevity. Seed bank longevity is at least >= 30 yr.
http://www.uv.es/jgpausas/brot.htm
very small
http://dicom.nema.org/resources/ontology/DCM/112132
A qualitative descriptor of a size that is considerably less than typical.
village biome
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_01000246
A village biome is an anthropogenic terrestrial biome which contains settlements such as villages, towns, and/or small cities and which is primarily used for agricultural activity.
vine
http://eol.org/schema/terms/vine
Twining/climbing plant with relatively long stems, can be woody or herbaceous.
PLANTS Database Growth Habits Codes and Definitions: https://plants.usda.gov/growth_habits_def.html
vine
https://www.wikidata.org/entity/Q6997582
Herbaceous plants with roots in the soil dependent on external support for growth
Engemann, K. , Sandel, B. , Boyle, B. , Enquist, B. J., Jørgensen, P. M., Kattge, J. , McGill, B. J., Morueta‐Holme, N. , Peet, R. K., Spencer, N. J., Violle, C. , Wiser, S. K. and Svenning, J. (2016), A plant growth form dataset for the New World. Ecology, 97: 3243-3243. doi:10.1002/ecy.1569
vineyard
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000116
A place where grapes are grown for making wine, raisins or table grapes.
Visean Age
http://resource.geosciml.org/classifier/ics/ischart/Visean
International Chronostratigraphic Chart: http://www.stratigraphy.org/index.php/ics-chart-timescale
visits flowers of
http://eol.org/schema/terms/VisitsFlowersOf
The organisms is a known flower visit of the target species. It may or may not be an effective pollinator.
vitreous humor
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_02000032
Vitreous humor is a bodily fluid consisting of a clear gel that fills the space between the lens and the retina of the eyeball of humans and other vertebrates.
vivarium
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00010622
volcanic arc
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000351
A chain of volcanic islands or mountains formed by plate tectonics as an oceanic tectonic plate subducts under another tectonic plate and produces magma.
volcanic cone
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000398
Built by fragments (called ejecta) thrown up (ejected) from a volcanic vent, piling up around the vent in the shape of a cone with a central crater.
volcanic crater
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000246
A crater formed by a volcano, within which occurs a vent (or vents) from which magma erupts as gases, lava, and ejecta.
volcanic dike
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000498
An intrusive igneous body. Its thickness is usually much smaller than its other two dimensions. Thickness can vary from sub-centimeter scale to many meters in thickness and the lateral dimensions can extend over many kilometers. A dike is an intrusion into a cross-cutting fissure, meaning a dike cuts across other pre-existing layers or bodies of rock, this means that a dike is always younger than the rocks that contain it. Dikes are usually high angle to near vertical in orientation, but subsequent tectonic deformation may rotate the sequence of strata through which the dike lies so that the latter becomes horizontal.
volcanic feature
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000094
A feature associated with a volcano, an opening, or rupture, in the Earth's surface or crust, which allows hot, molten rock, ash and gases to escape from deep below the surface.
volcanic field
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000354
A region of the earth's crust that is prone to localized volcanic activity.
volcanic fissure
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000408
A linear volcanic vent through which lava erupts, usually without any explosive activity. The vent is usually a few meters wide and may be many kilometers long. Fissure vents can cause large flood basalts and hannels. The volcano can usually be seen as a crack in the ground or on the ocean floor. Narrow fissures can be filled in with lava that hardens.
volcanic rock
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00002015
An igneous rock that results from magma reaching the surface either as lava or fragmental ejecta.
volcanic soil
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00005785
volcano
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/ENVO_00000247
An opening, or rupture, in the Earth's surface or crust, which allows hot, molten rock, ash and gases to escape from deep below the surface.
volumetric size
http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/PATO_0001710
vulnerable
http://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable
A taxon is Vulnerable when the best available evidence indicates that it meets any of the criteria A to E for Vulnerable, and it is therefore considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.
http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/categories-and-criteria
vulnerable
https://eol.org/schema/terms/vulnerable_NS
At moderate risk of extirpation in the jurisdiction due to a fairly restricted range, relatively few populations or occurrences, recent and widespread declines, threats, or other factors.
http://www.natureserve.org/conservation-tools/conservation-status-assessment