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accelerator mass spectrometry

Overview page. Subjects: Archaeology — Ecology and Conservation.

(AMS)

A technique for radiocarbon dating in which a cyclotron is used to measure directly the number of 14C atoms or the proportion of 14C to 12C and 13C atoms in the sample....

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ALLEN, Myles Robert (<i>born</i> 1965), Professor of Geosystem Science, School of Geography and the Environment and Department of Physics, University of Oxford, since 2011

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Natural History; Earth Sciences and Geography; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 151 words.

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ApSIMON, Helen Mary (<i>born</i> 1942), Professor of Air Pollution Studies, Imperial College London, since 2001

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 194 words.

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ARNELL, Nigel William (<i>born</i> 1959), Professor of Climate Systems Science, and Director, Walker Institute for Climate System Research, University of Reading, since 2007

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 186 words.

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ASHBROOK, Kate Jessie (<i>born</i> 1955), General Secretary, Open Spaces Society, since 1984

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; History of Art; Arts and Humanities; Exhibition Catalogues and Specific Collections. 261 words.

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assart

Overview page. Subjects: Arts and Humanities — Ecology and Conservation.

1 To grub up the trees and underwood of forest land in order to convert the area to arable or pasture use.

2 Land cleared in this way.

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AZAPAGIC, Adisa (<i>born</i> 1961), Professor of Sustainable Chemical Engineering, University of Manchester, since 2006

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Chemistry; Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 338 words.

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BALFOUR, (Elizabeth) Jean (<i>born</i> 1927), Chairman, Countryside Commission for Scotland, 1972–82

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Law; Law; Courts and Procedure; History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Political History; Politics; State and Local Government. 438 words.

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BATEMAN, Ian (<i>born</i> 1961), Professor of Environmental Sciences, since 2002, and Director, Centre for Social and Economic Research on the Global Environment, since 2010, University of East Anglia

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 133 words.

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BATTARBEE, Richard William (<i>born</i> 1947), Professor of Environmental Change, University College London, 1991–2007, now Emeritus

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Reference Entry. Subjects: History of Science and Technology; Ecology and Conservation; Social and Cultural History; Education; Organization and Management of Education. 191 words.

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