Definition of Geosphere
1. Noun. The solid part of the earth consisting of the crust and outer mantle.
Generic synonyms: Layer
Terms within: Crust, Earth's Crust, Mantle, Earth's Surface, Surface
Group relationships: Earth, Globe, World
Definition of Geosphere
1. Noun. the solid body of the Earth ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
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Literary usage of Geosphere
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Elementary Meteorology by William Morris Davis (1894)
"The geosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere. The great mass of the earth, ... These three parts of our planet are sometimes named the geosphere, ..."
2. Radionuclide Retention in Geologic Media: Workshop Proceedings, Oskarshamn by Svensk kärnbränslehantering AB., OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2002)
"The implications of the observable past evolution of boundary conditions for the geosphere in terms of informing the degree to which there is a need to ..."
3. Confidence in Models of Radionuclide Transport for Site-Specific Assessments by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency, United States Department of Energy (2001)
"A geosphere-transport model is defined as the component of the ... The level of detail to be included in a geosphere- transport model will depend, ..."
4. Field Tracer Experiments: Role in the Prediction of Radionuclide Migration by Nuclear Energy Agency, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1997)
"As a part of the performance assessment (PA) to be completed about the year 2000, PNC is developing a geosphere transport model at the block scale. ..."
5. Modelling the Effects of Spatial Variability on Radionuclide Migration by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (1998)
"This assembly of one-dimensional geosphere pathways comprised a network that was ... This model of the transport of vault contaminants through the geosphere ..."
6. Geological Disposal: Building Confidence Using Multiple Lines of Evidence by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2004)
"The function of the geosphere in providing a suitable physical and chemical environment for the engineered barriers was also discussed. It was pointed out, ..."
7. Meteorology: A Text Book on the Weather, the Causes of Its Changes, and by Willis Isbister Milham (1912)
"geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere. The great mass of the earth is solid at least in the outer crust and has a very uneven surface. ..."
8. Regulatory Reviews of Assessments of Deep Geologic Repositories: Lessons by OECD Nuclear Energy Agency (2000)
"For example at an early phase with limited reliability of the geosphere data set, ... PNC thinks it is prudent to minimise requirements on the geosphere and ..."