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Definition of Anthropogenic

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relating to the genesis of the human race and its development
Anthropogenic Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
Of or pertaining to anthropogeny.
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\an`thro*po*gen"ic\ (&?;), a. of or pertaining to anthropogeny.

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1. of or relating to the study of the origins and development of human beings
(synonym) anthropogenetic
(pertainym) anthropogenesis, anthropogeny
Anthropogenic Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
EIA Energy Glossary
Made or generated by a human or caused by human activity. The term is used in the context of global climate change to refer to gaseous emissions that are the result of human activities, as well as other potentially climate-altering activities, such as deforestation.
Source: Energy Information Administration, 2006
Attributed to human activities. Anthropogenic climate change refers to all climatic changeattributed to human activity, such as the climatic effects of the increase of certain greenhouse gases in the atmosphere.
Anthropogenic Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Human impact on the environment or anthropogenic impact on the environment includes impacts on biophysical environments, biodiversity, and other resources. The term anthropogenic designates an effect or object resulting from human activity. The term was first used in the technical sense by Russian geologist Alexey Pavlov, and was first used in English by British ecologist Arthur Tansley in reference to human influences on climax plant communities. The atmospheric scientist Paul Crutzen introduced the term "anthropocene" in the mid-1970s. The term is sometimes used in the context of pollution emissions that are produced as a result of human activities but applies broadly to all major human impacts on the environment.

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Anthropogenic Definition from Society & Culture Dictionaries & Glossaries
EPA Glossary of Climate Change Terms
Human made. In the context of greenhouse gases, emissions that are produced as the result of human activities.
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Environmental Engineering (English ver.)
Involving the impact of man on nature; induced, caused, or altered by the presence and activities of man, as in water and air pollution.
Anthropogenic Definition from Medicine Dictionaries & Glossaries
The Glossary of the American Council on Science and Health
Manmade or resulting from human actions.