Resource Partitioning: The division of resources such that a few dominant species exploit most of the available resources while other species divide the remainder; helps explain why a few species are abundant in a . . . View Full Definition
Resource Conservation And Development Program (RC and D): The RC&D program, initiated in 1962 under authority of Food and Agriculture Act of 1962 (P.L. 87-703), assists multi-county areas in enhancing conservation, water quality, wildlife habitat, . . . View Full Definition
Resource: Generally, any item that can be used. Devices such as printers and disk drives are resources, as is memory. In many operating systems, including Microsoft Windows and the Macintosh operating . . . View Full Definition
Renewable Resources: Natural resources, sometimes called flow resources, that replenish themselves within time limits that permit sustained use, in contrast to nonrenewable resources. Congress recognized the ren . . . View Full Definition
Partitioning: Dividing a spectrum license into two or more geographic areas.
Renewable Resource: A resource that can be replenished through natural processes within a human life span, if it is soundly managed. Compare nonrenewable resource.
Resource Conservation And Recovery Act: Federal law administered by the EPA which regulates the generation, processing and transportation of hazardous waste.
Resource Management Plan (RMP): A BLM planning document, prepared in accordance with Section 202 of the Federal Land Policy and Management Act. The plan contains guidelines for making resource management decisions for spec . . . View Full Definition
Uniform Resource Locator (URL): The naming scheme used to identify sites and files on the Internet. URLs combine information about the protocol in use (http, ftp, etc), the address of the site, the subdirectory location, a . . . View Full Definition
Wasting Natural Resources: Mineral resources that can be extracted by people but which can not be readily replaced by the actions of people or nature. Oil, gas, coal, iron ore, gold, stone, sand and gravel are examples.