geosphere 1898, from GEO- (Cf. geo-) + SPHERE (Cf. sphere).

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  • géosphère — ● géosphère nom féminin Partie minérale, non vivante, de la Terre, qui sert de support à l ensemble des êtres vivants. (Elle comprend l atmosphère, l hydrosphère et la partie externe de la lithosphère.) …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • Geosphere — The term Geosphere is often used to refer to the densest parts of Earth, which consist mostly of rock and regolith. [ Skinner, B: The Dynamic Earth. , page 21. John Wiley Sons, Inc, 2000 ISBN 0 471 16118 7] . The term originally applies to the… …   Wikipedia

  • Géosphère — Sphère Pour les articles homonymes, voir Sphère (homonymie). Une sphère dans un espace euclidien En géométrie euclidienne, une sphère es …   Wikipédia en Français

  • geosphere — geosferos statusas T sritis ekologija ir aplinkotyra apibrėžtis Koncentrinės (ištisinės arba su pertrūkiais) Žemės rutulio sferos, kurios skiriasi agregatine medžiagų būsena, tankiu ir sudėtimi. Išorinės yra atmosfera, hidrosfera, vidinės – Žemės …   Ekologijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • geosphere — noun the solid body of the Earth …   Wiktionary

  • geosphere — n. solid layer (lithosphere) plus the masses of water (hydrosphere) of the Earth (separated from the atmosphere by the biosphere the zone of life) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • geosphere — geo·sphere …   English syllables

  • geosphere —   n. solid part of the earth …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • geosphere — n. 1 the solid surface of the earth. 2 any of the almost spherical concentric regions of the earth and its atmosphere …   Useful english dictionary

  • International Geosphere-Biosphere Programme — The International Geosphere Biosphere Programme (IGBP) is a research programme that studies the phenomenon of global change.The International Council of Scientific Unions, a coordinating body of national science organizations, launched IGBP in… …   Wikipedia

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