Glossary of Chemistry & Environmental Protection: terms & abbreviations   Dutch-English, French-English, German-English

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GAC = granular activated carbon / GAEIB = Group of Advisers on the Ethical Implications of Biotechnology (EU; set up 1992) / Galecron (pest., trade name, a formamidine) / GARP = Global Atmospheric Research Programme (UN) / Gaspendelverfahren = vapour recovery process (reduces air pollution from petrol/gasoline vapour on garage forecourts / GAVI = geïntegreerde afvalverwerkingsinstallatie = (suggest) integrated waste processing facility / gazeux/gazeuse: chromatographie en phase gazeuse = gas chromatography; réaction gazeuse = gas-phase reaction / GBSL = Gemeinsamer Stoffdatenpool Bund/Länder (D), suggest Joint Chemical Substances Data Pool of Federal Government and the Länder / GC = gas chromatography / GCC = Global Climate Coalition (USA; grouping of large companies and multinationals) / GCEB = Groupe de conseillers pour l'éthique de la biotechnologie see GAEIB / GC-ECD = gas chromatography with electron capture detection / GCM = general circulation model (climate modelling) / GCOS = Global Climate observing System / GEF = Global Environment Facility (1991, jointly administered by UNDP/UNEP/World Bank, funds environmental projects) / gélatine = gelatin; gelatine / Gelbkreuz = mustard gas; dichlorodiethyl disulphide (poison gas) / gélose Top en surfusion = molten soft agar; Top agar / gélule = gelatin capsule / gemeinsame Umsetzung = joint implementation (climate change) / GEMS = Global Environmental Monitoring System (UN; part of Earthwatch) / GEOSECS = Geochemical Ocean Sections Study (1970s) / Geruchsbeurteilung = olfactometric assessment / geruchsintesiv = pungent / Geruchsstoff = odorant / gestion durable des matières see SMM / GET = Global Environmental Trust Fund / Gewinnung = harvesting (cultured cells) / GFAAS = graphite furnace atomic absorption spectrometry (syn. electrothermal atomisation AAS) / GHS = Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (UN) / GIBA = gescheiden inzamelen van bedrijfsafval = (suggest) separate collection of industrial waste / GIEC = Groupe d'Experts Intergouvernmentaux sur l'Évolution du Climat see IPCC / GIHA = gescheiden inzamelen van huishoudelijk afval = (suggest) separate collection of household waste / GISP = Greenland Ice Sheet Project (USA) / GLC = gas-liquid chromatography / GLOBE = Global Legislators' Organisation for a Balanced Environment (1989; Europe, US & Japan) / Glocke = "bubble" (local or regional focus, emissions trading) / GLP = good laboratory practice / glycerol = glycerol (natural chemical); glycerin (commercial preparation) / glyphosate (pest.) / godet = bowl, basket (centrifuge) / GOOS = Global Ocean Observing System (UNESCO) / Gramoxone (trade name = paraquat) / GRIP = Greenland Ice Core Project (European initiative) / Grünbrücke see Wildquerung / "Grüner Punkt" see DSD / GS = Global Shift (scenario) / GSC = gas-solid chromatography / GVB = Gemeenschappelijk Vuilverwerkingsbedrijf Midden-Holland en Rijnstreek (NL) = (suggest) Joint Waste Processing Facility for Central Holland and the Rhine Area / GVP = Gesundheitsverträglichkeitsprüfung see HIA / GWP = global warming potential


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