Glossaries of Terms
Sometimes difficult words can make science seem like a foreign
language. If you have trouble understanding the meaning of a word,
a definition may be available in one of our glossaries. The
glossaries are created and maintained by scientists, so the
definitions are specific to the scientific subject associated with
Check the crustacean glossary for definitions of terms used in our articles and elsewhere.
Are you confused by HAB terminology? Find definitions for difficult
terms and abbreviations.
This section explains terms you might encounter when reading about
minimum flows and levels.
What is a trochophore? Look here to find a definition for this word
and other terms associated with molluscs.
Do you need a definition? Try our glossary of aquatic