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 DeCS Categories

G01 Physical Phenomena .
G01.311 Geological Phenomena .
G01.311.625 Oceans and Seas .
G16 Biological Phenomena .
G16.500 Ecological and Environmental Phenomena .
G16.500.275 Environment .
G16.500.275.725 Saline Waters .
G16.500.275.725.500 Seawater .
G16.500.275.725.500.650 Oceans and Seas .
H01 Natural Science Disciplines .
H01.277 Earth Sciences .
H01.277.750 Oceanography .
SP4 Environmental Health .
SP4.016 Water Resources .
SP4.016.132 Water .
SP4.016.132.553 Surface Waters .
SP4.016.132.553.929 Oceanography .
SP8 Disasters .
SP8.473 Risk 17142 .
SP8.473.654 Hazards .
SP8.473.654.482 Geography .
SP8.473.654.482.077 Oceanic Area .
SP8.473.654.517 Geology .
SP8.473.654.517.327 Oceanic Plate .
SP8.473.654.622 Oceanography .
SP8.946 Disaster Management .
SP8.946.702 Disaster Planning .
SP8.946.702.667 Specialties in Disasters .
SP8.946.702.667.670 Oceanography .
Z01 Geographic Locations .
Z01.058 Africa .
Z01.058.290 Africa South of the Sahara .
Z01.058.290.120 Africa, Eastern .
Z01.107 Americas .
Z01.107.567 North America .
Z01.107.567.875 United States .
Z01.107.567.875.350 Great Lakes Region .
Z01.107.567.875.350.360 Indiana .
Z01.107.567.875.510 Midwestern United States .
Z01.107.567.875.510.360 Indiana .
Z01.252 Asia 946 .
Z01.252.245 Asia, Western .
Z01.252.245.393 India .
Z01.639 Islands .
Z01.639.520 Indian Ocean Islands .
Z01.678 Oceania .
Z01.756 Oceans and Seas .
Z01.756.342 Indian Ocean .
 
 Terms
 Synonyms & Historicals
Documents
LILACS e MDL
 
Indian Ocean .
Persian Gulf .
Red Sea .
A body of water covering approximately one-fifth of the total ocean area of the earth, extending amidst Africa in the west, Australia in the east, Asia in the north, and Antarctica in the south. Including the Red Sea and the Persian Gulf, it constitutes the third largest ocean after the ATLANTIC OCEAN and the PACIFIC OCEAN. (New Encyclopaedia Britannica Micropaedia, 15th ed, 1990, p289) .
1.00
41702
 
Indian Ocean Islands .
Cocos (Keeling) Islands .
Maldives .
Pemba .
Cocos Islands .
Numerous islands in the Indian Ocean situated east of Madagascar, north to the Arabian Sea and east to Sri Lanka. Included are COMOROS (republic), MADAGASCAR (republic), Maldives (republic), MAURITIUS (parliamentary democracy), Pemba (administered by Tanzania), REUNION (a department of France), and SEYCHELLES (republic). .
0.78
0645
 
Oceans and Seas .
Oceans .
Seas and Oceans .
Seas 11858 .
A great expanse of continuous bodies of salt water which together cover more than 70 percent of the earth's surface. Seas may be partially or entirely enclosed by land, and are smaller than the five oceans (Atlantic, Pacific, Indian, Arctic, and Antarctic). .
0.69
2210428
 
Africa, Eastern .
British Indian Ocean Territory .
East Africa .
Eastern Africa .
The geographical area of Africa comprising BURUNDI, DJIBOUTI, ERITREA, ETHIOPIA, KENYA, RWANDA, SOMALIA, SOUTH SUDAN, SUDAN, TANZANIA, and UGANDA. .
0.65
33427
 
Oceania .
The islands of the central and South Pacific, including Micronesia, Melanesia, Polynesia, and traditionally Australasia. (Random House Dictionary, 2d ed) .
0.65
6275
 
Indiana .
State bounded on the north by Lake Michigan and Michigan, on the east by Ohio, on the south by Kentucky, and on the west by Illinois. .
0.60
05425
 
India .
Republic of India .
A country in southern Asia, bordering the Arabian Sea and the Bay of Bengal, between Burma and Pakistan. The capitol is New Delhi. .
0.59
30186722
 
Oceanography .
Oceanographies .
Oceanology .
The science that deals with the ocean and its phenomena. (Webster, 3d ed) .
0.57
12781
 
Oceanic Area .
Describes the marine area beyond the coast, generally situated away from the continental margin. (Material V - Gunn, S.W.A. Multilingual Dictionary of Disaster Medicine and International Relief, 1990) .
0.54
00
 
Oceanic Plate .
The one that comprises the vast extension of salt water covering three quarters of the Earth. (Free translation from the original: Material IV - Glosario de Protección Civil, OPS, 1992) .
0.53
00