Basin

Science / Geology / Basin: In tectonics, a circular, syncline-like depression of strata. In sedimentology, the site of accumulation of a large thickness of sediments.
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Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act Of 1983 (CBERA)

Business / Agriculture / Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act Of 1983 (CBERA): P.L. 98-67 (August 5, 1983), Title II, authorized unilateral preferential trade and tax benefits for eligible Caribbean countries, including duty-free treatment of eligible products. This law is commo MORE

Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act

Business / Agriculture / Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act: P.L. 93-320 (June 24, 1974), and the laws authorizing three other conservation cost-sharing programs, were repealed in the FAIR Act of 1996 and replaced by a new cost-sharing program, the Environmenta MORE

Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI)

Business / Agriculture / Caribbean Basin Initiative (CBI): A permanent program designed to increase private investment, trade, and tourism in Caribbean countries, initially created by the Caribbean Basin Economic Recovery Act of 1983 and amended several times MORE

Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program

Business / Agriculture / Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Program: This program was authorized in the Colorado River Basin Salinity Control Act and was repealed and replaced by the Environmental Quality Incentives Program in the FAIR Act of 1996. Administered by the MORE

Drainage Basin

Business / Agriculture / Drainage Basin: The area of land that drains water, sediment, and dissolved materials to a common outlet at some point along a stream channel. MORE

Intermontane Basin

Science / Geology / Intermontane Basin: A basin between mountain ranges, often formed over a graben. MORE