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Descriptor English: Biosphere
Descriptor Spanish: Biosfera
Descriptor Portuguese: Biosfera
Descriptor French: Biosphère
Tree number(s): SP4.117.343
Scope note: The part of the Earth and atmosphere that is capable of supporting living organisms.
Allowable Qualifiers: AE adverse effects
AN analysis
CL classification
EC economics
EH ethnology
ES ethics
HI history
LJ legislation & jurisprudence
MT methods
PC prevention & control
PL policies
SN statistics & numerical data
Related: Atmosphere MeSH
Ecology MeSH
Ecosystem MeSH
DeCS ID: 51584
Unique ID: DDCS051584
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Biosphere - Preferred
Concept UI FD00061763
Scope note The part of the Earth and atmosphere that is capable of supporting living organisms.
Preferred term Biosphere



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